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Malicious Code Bombs Target Amazon, Lyft, Slack, Zillow

Attackers have weaponized code dependency confusion to target internal apps at tech giants. Researchers have spotted malicious packages targeting internal applications for Amazon, Lyft, Slack and Zillow (among others) inside the npm public code repository — all of which exfiltrate sensitive information. The packages weaponize a proof-of-concept (PoC) code dependency-confusion . . . Read more

Assume ClubHouse Conversations Are Being Recorded, Researchers Warn

At nearly a year old, the invitation-only, audio-based social-media platform ClubHouse is grappling with security issues on multiple fronts, but the consensus among researchers is coming into focus: Assume your ClubHouse conversations are being recorded. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that over the weekend a user was able to breach . . . Read more

Mac Malware Targets Apple’s In-House M1 Processor

A malicious adware-distributing application specifically targets Apple’s new M1 SoC, used in its newest-generation MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini devices. Three months after Apple launched its new M1 system-on-a-chip (SoC), cybercriminals have developed what may be the first malicious macOS application targeting the mobile giant’s first in-house silicon. . . . Read more

Complaint Blasts TikTok’s ‘Misleading’ Privacy Policies

TikTok is again in hot water for how the popular video-sharing app collects and shares data – particularly from its underage userbase. An umbrella group comprising 44 consumer-privacy watchdog organizations have filed a complaint against TikTok, saying the wildly-popular video-sharing platform has “misleading” data-collection policies. ByteDance-owned TikTok has skyrocketed in . . . Read more