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‘Scheme Flooding’ Allows Websites to Track Users Across Browsers

A flaw that allows browsers to enumerate applications on a machine threatens cross-browser anonymity in Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari and even Tor. A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability that allows websites to track users across a number of different desktop browsers — including Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla . . . Read more

S3 Ep31: Apple zero-days, Flubot scammers and PHP supply chain bug [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We look into Apple’s recent emergency updates that closed off four in-the-wild browser bugs. We explain how the infamous “Flubot” home delivery scam works and how to stop it. We investigate a recent security bug that threatened the PHP ecosystem. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro . . . Read more

Naked Security Live – Beware ‘Flubot’: the home delivery scam with a difference

by Paul Ducklin This home delivery scam arrives in an SMS that lures you to a website, but then instead of stealing your data directly via the phoney website, it sweet-talks you into installing an app… …and the app steals your data later on: Watch directly on YouTube if the . . . Read more