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Home delivery scams get smarter – don’t get caught out

by Paul Ducklin We’ve written several times before about home delivery scams, where cybercriminals take advantage of our ever-increasing (and, in coronavirus times, often unavoidable) use of online ordering combined with to-the-doorstep delivery. Over the past year or so, we’ve noticed what we must grudgingly admit is a gradual improvement . . . Read more

S3 Ep35: Apple chip flaw, Have I Been Pwned, and Covid tracker trouble [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin [03’28”] The fascinating tale of a bug that’s baked into Apple’s latest chip.   [12’52”] Why the Aussie data breach warning site HIBP is partnering with the FBI.   [24’13”] A coronavirus tracking toolkit that fell foul of privacy rules.   [31’12”] Oh! No! of the week. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and . . . Read more

Firefox 88 patches bugs and kills off a sneaky JavaScript tracking trick

by Paul Ducklin Over the past two months or so, Mozilla’s Firefox browser has had a lot less media attention than Google’s Chrome and Chromium projects… …but Mozilla probably isn’t complaining this time, given that the last three mainstream releases of Chrome have included security patches for zero-day security holes. . . . Read more