Sindhi-language characters can crash iPhones and other iOS/macOS devices if a victim views texts, Twitter posts or messages within various apps containing them.
Nintendo account hacks, two Apple zero days reportedly being exploited in the wild, and the NFL virtual draft were all hot topics in the security space this week.
After gamers reported unauthorized logins and purchases, Nintendo confirmed that over 160,000 accounts had been hacked.
Company said there is no evidence that iOS bugs revealed by ZecOps earlier this week were ever used against customers.
Leaked source code for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 has led to widespread gamer worries about security and cheating.
To pay or not to pay continues to be the question as ransomware targets cities, even amid COVID-19.
Hackers have used credentials allegedly stolen from the WHO, CDC and other notable groups to spread coronavirus misinformation online.
Iran’s Charming Kitten and other nation-state actors are using the coronavirus pandemic to their advantage, for espionage.
Attackers are sending convincing emails that ultimately steal victims’ Skype credentials.
Threat groups are increasingly relying on trojanized apps pretending to be legitimate – such as Skype or Signal – but are really spreading surveillanceware.