Bug in Safari browser leaks personal identifiers and browsing activity

The bug affects the Safari 15 browser for Mac and all versions of Safari on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Researchers at browser fingerprinting and fraud detection service, FingerprintJS, have identified that…

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response to…

Multi-platform SysJoker backdoor targeting Windows, macOS & Linux Devices

Linux and macOS samples of SysJoker malware were found to be fully undetected on VirusTotal. The IT security researchers at Israel-based cybersecurity firm Intezer have identified a novel multi-platform backdoor malware…

Top 5 macOS Monterey Issues You Might Need to Fix

If you have recently started using macOS Monterey here are some of the issues and their solutions you need to be aware of. Apple’s macOS Monterey was released recently and…

NSO zero-click iMessage exploit hacks iPhone without need to click links

The IT security researchers at Google have declared the NSO zero-click iMessage exploit as “Terrifying.” Google Project Zero’s (GPZ) Ian Beer and Samuel Groß have shared details on a new…

NSO Group's latest spyware on par with nation-state abilities, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP When Apple announced Nov. 23 that it filed a lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, it claimed that the firm…

iPhones of 9 State Dept officials hijacked by NSO Pegasus spyware

It has been revealed that NSO Group’s Pegasus malware was used to spy on U.S. government officials over the past few months. The iPhones of 9 U.S. state department officials were…

Apple alerts journalists, activists about state-sponsored hacking attempts after NSO Group suit

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 24, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP On the same day Apple announced a lawsuit against Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group for developing hacking tools to help breach…

Apple sues NSO Group, spyware vendor known for helping governments hack critics

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Apple is suing Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group “to hold it accountable for the surveillance and targeting of Apple users,” the…

Likely state-based hackers infected Hong Kong websites to spy on Apple users, Google says

Written by Tim Starks Nov 12, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected foreign government-backed hackers infected websites belonging to a Hong Kong-based media outlet and a pro-democracy group in a bid to…