New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps

Remote job: New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps Remember Strandhogg? A security vulnerability affecting Android that malicious apps can exploit to masquerade as any other app installed on a targeted device to display fake interfaces to the users, tricking them into giving away sensitive information. Late last year, at the time of its public disclosure, researchers also confirmed that some attackers were already exploiting the flaw in the Source: Hackernews Link: New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps Continue reading New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps

New ComRAT Malware Uses Gmail to Receive Commands and Exfiltrate Data

Remote job: New ComRAT Malware Uses Gmail to Receive Commands and Exfiltrate Data Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered a new advanced version of ComRAT backdoor, one of the earliest known backdoors used by the Turla APT group, that leverages Gmail’s web interface to covertly receive commands and exfiltrate sensitive data. “ComRAT v4 was first seen in 2017 and known still to be in use as recently as January 2020,” cybersecurity firm ESET said in a report shared with Source: Hackernews Link: New ComRAT Malware Uses Gmail to Receive Commands and Exfiltrate Data Continue reading New ComRAT Malware Uses Gmail to Receive Commands and Exfiltrate Data

New Tool Can Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPad Using An Unpatched 0-Day Bug

Remote job: New Tool Can Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPad Using An Unpatched 0-Day Bug The hacking team behind the “unc0ver” jailbreaking tool has released a new version of the software that can unlock every single iPhone, including those running the latest iOS 13.5 version. Calling it the first zero-day jailbreak to be released since iOS 8, unc0ver’s lead developer Pwn20wnd said “every other jailbreak released since iOS 9 used 1day exploits that were either patched in the next Source: Hackernews Link: New Tool Can Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPad Using An Unpatched 0-Day Bug Continue reading New Tool Can Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPad Using An Unpatched 0-Day Bug

305: Dropbox’s Drew Houston on Continuous Learning, Decision Making, and Fixing the Way We Work

Remote job: 305: Dropbox’s Drew Houston on Continuous Learning, Decision Making, and Fixing the Way We Work Subscribe to The Podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher and Spotify Drew Houston, Co-Founder, Dropbox By now, the story is legend. When Drew Houston boarded a bus from Boston to New York and discovered that he had—yet again—forgotten to bring his thumb drive, he was frustrated. So frustrated that he sat down and began writing the first lines of code of what would eventually become Dropbox. After over a decade of changing the way files are stored, synced, and shared, Houston is changing the … Continue reading 305: Dropbox’s Drew Houston on Continuous Learning, Decision Making, and Fixing the Way We Work

How Cybersecurity Enables Government, Health, EduTech Cope With COVID-19

Remote job: How Cybersecurity Enables Government, Health, EduTech Cope With COVID-19 The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact on our society has resulted in many dramatic changes to how people are traveling, interacting with each other, and collaborating at work. There are several trends taking place as a consequence of the outbreak, which has only continued to heighten the need for the tightest possible cybersecurity. Tools for Collaboration There has been a Source: Hackernews Link: How Cybersecurity Enables Government, Health, EduTech Cope With COVID-19 Continue reading How Cybersecurity Enables Government, Health, EduTech Cope With COVID-19

Iranian APT Group Targets Governments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

Remote job: Iranian APT Group Targets Governments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia Today, cybersecurity researchers shed light on an Iranian cyber espionage campaign directed against critical infrastructures in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Bitdefender said the intelligence-gathering operations were conducted by Chafer APT (also known as APT39 or Remix Kitten), a threat actor known for its attacks on telecommunication and travel industries in the Middle East to collect personal Source: Hackernews Link: Iranian APT Group Targets Governments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia Continue reading Iranian APT Group Targets Governments in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

[Guide] Finding Best Security Outsourcing Alternative for Your Organization

Remote job: [Guide] Finding Best Security Outsourcing Alternative for Your Organization As cyberattacks continue to proliferate in volume and increase in sophistication, many organizations acknowledge that some part of their breach protection must be outsourced, introducing a million-dollar question of what type of service to choose form. Today, Cynet releases the Security Outsourcing Guide (download here), providing IT Security executives with clear and actionable guidance on Source: Hackernews Link: [Guide] Finding Best Security Outsourcing Alternative for Your Organization Continue reading [Guide] Finding Best Security Outsourcing Alternative for Your Organization

304: Alex Osterwalder On Why Products, Technology, And Price Aren’t Enough To Keep Your Company Competitive

Remote job: 304: Alex Osterwalder On Why Products, Technology, And Price Aren’t Enough To Keep Your Company Competitive Subscribe to The Podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher and Spotify Alex Osterwalder, Author, Entrepreneur, And Co-Creator Of The Business Model Canvas Alex Osterwalder is primarily known for developing the Business Model Canvas, a template that helps startups develop and document new or existing business models. In this interview, Osterwalder shares his best insights into the world of business models—ideas that are especially applicable now as entrepreneurs try to launch businesses during Covid-19. He explains why products, technology, and price alone aren’t enough … Continue reading 304: Alex Osterwalder On Why Products, Technology, And Price Aren’t Enough To Keep Your Company Competitive