OAIC determines AFP interfered with privacy of Australians after using Clearview AI

In an investigation conducted by Australia’s Information Commissioner (OAIC), it has found the Australian Federal Police’s (AFP) use of the Clearview AI platform interfered with the privacy of Australian citizens.…

Meta targets user information, database scraping in bug bounty expansion

Meta has announced an expansion to its bug bounty platform to include vulnerabilities that can be abused for data scraping.  On Wednesday, the company – recently rebranded from Facebook –…

Facial Recognition Firm Could Be Ordered to “Close” in UK, Warn Experts

Facial Recognition Firm Could Be Ordered to "Close" in UK, Warn Experts Controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI will most likely be required to dramatically scale back operations in the…

Magecart Credit Card Skimmer Avoids VMs to Fly Under the Radar

The Magecart threat actor uses a browser script to evade detection by researchers and sandboxes so it targets only victims’ machines to steal credentials and personal info. A new Magecart…

Pirate Sports Streamer Gets Busted, Pivots to MLB Extortion

An alleged sports content pirate is accused of not only hijacking leagues’ streams but also threatening to tell reporters how he accessed their systems. Demanding payment in exchange for not…

10 Free and Best OSINT Tools 2021

OSINT or Open source intelligence refers to information about businesses or people that can be collected from online sources. However, it requires tools to do so, and here are the…

Facebook sues Ukrainian man for scraping and selling 178m users’ data

Facebook tracked down the programmer after he mistakenly used his contact information on email and job portals. On October 21, 2021, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a Ukrainian citizen for…

Data analytics firm exposed 2m Instagram and TikTok users’ data

The victims of this “data leak” also include celebrities like Alicia Keys, Loren Gray, Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, and Kim Kardashian. The cybersecurity team at Safety Detectives, led by Anurag…

Data Scrapers Expose 2.6 Million Instagram and TikTok Users

Data Scrapers Expose 2.6 Million Instagram and TikTok Users Security researchers have discovered over two million social media user profiles scraped from the internet after they were unwittingly exposed online…

How to Use IP Geolocation in Threat Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Hacks, leaks, and phishing scams happen so often that they hardly register as news anymore. Just last week, Google warned of a phishing scam perpetrated by Fancy Bear, a hacking…