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S3 Ep10: Hacking iPhones, sunken Enigmas and double scams [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin In this episode, we dig into research that figured out a way to steal data from iPhones wirelessly; we tell the fascinating story of how environmentalist divers in Germany came across an old Enigma cipher machine at the bottom of the Baltic sea; and we give you . . . Read more

As Modern Mobile Enables Remote Work, It Also Demands Security

Lookout’s Hank Schless discusses accelerated threats to mobile endpoints in the age of COVID-19-sparked remote working. Smartphones, tablets, collaboration apps and other modern framework tools are critical to maintaining productivity remotely, but they also demand an integrated security strategy purpose-built for mobile devices. The coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the . . . Read more

Tis’ the Season for Online Holiday Shopping; and Phishing

Watch out for these top phishing approaches this holiday season. While online holiday shopping is nothing new, more of us will be avoiding the malls and brick-and-mortar stores this year — which opens up big opportunities for cybercriminals. This, along with COVID-19, is expected to anchor most of the scam . . . Read more

Vishing scams use Amazon and Prime as lures – don’t get caught!

by Paul Ducklin Well-known US cybercrime journalist Brian Krebs recently published a warning about vishing attacks against business users. The FBI promptly followed up on Krebs’s article with a warning of its own, dramatically entitled Cyber criminals take advantage of increased telework through vishing campaign. So, what is vishing? And . . . Read more

Amazon-Themed Phishing Campaigns Swim Past Security Checks

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