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iMessage for Android: A Security Risk You Should Know About

This video from Seytonic highlights the latest happenings in security. Sources: https://9to5google.com/2023/11/18/nothing-chats-sunbird-unencrypted-data-privacy-nightmare/ https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2023/11/nothings-imessage-app-was-a-security-catastrophe- taken-down-in-24-hours/?comments=1&comments-page=1 https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2023/11/nothing-phone-says-it-will-hack-into-imessage-bring- blue-bubbles-to-android/ https://texts.blog/2023/11/18/sunbird-security/ https://nothing.tech/pages/nothing-chats https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2023/11/22/nuclear_lab_hacked/ https://therecord.media/agencies-investigating-breach-at-nuclear-lab https://www.darkreading.com/ics-ot/idaho-national-nuclear-lab-targeted-in-major-data-breach https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hacktivists-breach-us-nuclear-research-lab-steal-employee-data/ https://www.eastidahonews.com/2023/11/idaho-national-laboratory-experiences-massive-data-breach-employee-information-leaked-online/ https://therecord.media/fcc-new-rules-stop-sim-swapping https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=38331480 https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-398483A1.pdf https://arstechnica.com/security/2023/11/the-fcc-says-new-rules-will-curb-sim-swapping-im-pessimistic/ https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-398483A3.pdf https://therecord.media/sim-swapping-lapsus-cyber-safety-review-board-report

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Apple Security

All Apple Products are Vulnerable to New Password Stealing Hack

This video is from Seytonic. Sources: https://arstechnica.com/?p=1978389 https://ileakage.com/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-ileakage-attack-steals-emails-passwords-from-apple-safari/ https://therecord.media/doj-seizure-web-domains-north-korean-tech-worker-scheme https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-court-authorized-action-disrupt-illicit-revenue-generation https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/freelance-market-flooded-with-north-korean-it-actors https://www.ic3.gov/Media/Y2023/PSA231018 https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-court-authorized-action-disrupt-illicit-revenue-generation https://techcrunch.com/2023/09/05/flipper-zero-hacking-iphone-flood-popups/ https://techryptic.github.io/2023/09/01/Annoying-Apple-Fans/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/flipper-zero-can-be-used-to-launch-ios-bluetooth-spam-attacks/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Cyf5y2EtA_V/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBYiroTOOWg&ab_channel=TAKEAPART lockup spam demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5FKyRRaRjQ&t=386s&ab_channel=TalkingSasquach https://www.mobile-hacker.com/2023/10/17/spam-ios-android-and-windows-with-bluetooth-pairing-messages-using-flipper-zero-or-android-smartphone/ https://arstechnica.com/?p=1977141 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-keepass-site-uses-google-ads-and-punycode-to-push-malware/ https://www.malwarebytes.com/blog/threat-intelligence/2023/10/clever-malvertising-attack-uses-punycode-to-look-like-legitimate-website

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Security

Signal Did NOT Get Hacked

This video from Seytonic rounds up all the latest security news. Sources: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/signal-says-there-is-no-evidence-rumored-zero-day-bug-is-real https://cybernews.com/news/signal-rumor-zero-day-vulnerability/ https://thehackernews.com/2023/10/signal-debunks-zero-day-vulnerability.html https://www.hackread.com/signal-zero-day-vulnerability-refuted/ https://www.bitdefender.com/blog/hotforsecurity/signal-debunks-online-rumours-of-zero-day-security-vulnerability/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/10/17/signal-says-rumored-vulnerability-doesnt-exist-heres-what-know/ https://blog.cloudflare.com/malicious-redalert-rocket-alerts-application-targets-israeli-phone-calls-sms-and-user-information/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-redalert-rocket-alert-app-for-israel-installs-android-spyware/ https://www.hackread.com/hackers-israeli-rocket-alert-app-spyware/ https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/fake-airstrike-alert-app-targets-israelis https://www.hackread.com/ransomedvc-colonial-pipeline-cybersecurity-breach/ https://therecord.media/colonial-pipeline-attributes-ransomware-claims-to-unrelated-third-party-breach https://thehackernews.com/2023/10/pro-russian-hackers-exploiting-recent.html https://blog.cluster25.duskrise.com/2023/10/12/cve-2023-38831-russian-attack https://blog.google/threat-analysis-group/government-backed-actors-exploiting-winrar-vulnerability/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-links-winrar-exploitation-to-russian-chinese-state-hackers/ https://therecord.media/russia-china-hackers-exploit-winrar-bug https://www.theverge.com/2023/10/18/23922075/winrar-security-vulnerability-exploit-patch-update

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Current Events Security

Hacktivists Target Israel… What’s Happened So Far?

This video is from Seytonic. Sources: https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2023/10/09/hacktivism_middle_east/ https://www.wired.com/story/israel-hamas-war-hacktivism/ https://www.wired.com/story/israel-hamas-war-surveillance/ https://www.wired.com/story/x-israel-hamas-war-disinformation/ https://www.darkreading.com/dr-global/hacktivists-enter-fray-following-hamas-strikes-against-israel https://www.darkreading.com/dr-global/hackers-for-hire-hit-both-sides-in-israel-hamas-conflict

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Security

BreachForums Hacked Just Days After Launch

Merely days after its reincarnation breachforums has been hacked… Also we have some updates on whether BreachForums 2.0 is in fact an FBI Honeypot. Seytonic reports.

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Security

Twitter Hacker Faces 77 Years in Prison

This video from Seytonic covers the latest in security news. Sources: https://www.hackread.com/british-hacker-guilty-hacking-schemes/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hacker-plugwalkjoe-pleads-guilty-to-2020-twitter-breach/ https://thehackernews.com/2023/05/mastermind-behind-twitter-2020-hack.html https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/twitter-hacker-cops-to-cybercrimes-extradited-to-us-for-trial- https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2023/05/10/guilty_plea_twitter_o_connor_case/ https://therecord.media/twitter-hack-guilty-plea-sim-swapping-cyberstalking https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/uk-citizen-extradited-and-pleads-guilty-cyber-crime-offenses https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/man-arrested-connection-alleged-role-twitter-hack https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/17/technology/twitter-hackers-interview.html?action=click&module=Top https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndca/press-release/file/1413571/download https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/plugwalkjoe-does-the-perp-walk/ https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/03/i-was-a-teenage-twitter-hacker-graham-ivan-clark-gets-3-year-sentence/

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Security

Magecart Hackers Perfect Fake Checkout Pages

This video is from Seytonic. Sources: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-swap-stealth-for-realistic-checkout-forms-to-steal-credit-cards/ https://www.malwarebytes.com/blog/threat-intelligence/2023/04/kritec-art https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/mpns/2618421/ba-penalty-20201016.pdf

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Apple Security

How Spyware is Exploiting Calendar Apps to Hack iPhones

This video from Seytonic explores a massive hole in iPhone security. Sources: https://citizenlab.ca/2023/04/spyware-vendor-quadream-exploits-victims-customers/ https://www.hackread.com/quadream-israeli-cyber-mercenary-iphone-hacks/ https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/blog/2023/04/11/dev-0196-quadreams-kingspawn-malware-used-to-target-civil-society-in-europe-north-america-the-middle-east-and-southeast-asia/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iphones-hacked-via-invisible-calendar-invites-to-drop-quadream-spyware/ https://securityaffairs.com/144723/malware/quadream-spyware.html https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities-threats/microsoft-nso-group-like-quadream-actor-selling-mobile-spyware-governments https://thehackernews.com/2023/04/israel-based-spyware-firm-quadream.html https://therecord.media/israeli-spyware-company-quadream-surveilling-journalists https://www.cyberkendra.com/2023/04/quadream-spyware-used-to-target.html https://www.calcalistech.com/ctechnews/article/hy78kiym2

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Security

How Did the FBI Caught Hacker Pompompurin?

Another great video from Seytonic. Sources: https://thehackernews.com/2023/03/breachforums-administrator-baphomet.html https://thehackernews.com/2023/03/breachforums-administrator-baphomet.html https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/breached-hacking-forum-shuts-down-fears-its-not-safe-from-fbi/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/breached-hacking-forum-shuts-down-fears-its-not-safe-from-fbi/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/breached-hacking-forum-shuts-down-fears-its-not-safe-from-fbi/ https://therecord.media/breachforums-arrest-new-administrator https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/cops-nab-breachforums-boss-new-york https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2023/03/20/in_brief_security/ https://regmedia.co.uk/2023/03/17/breachforums.pdf

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