Robert Abel

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Social media and engineering used to spread Tempted Cedar Spyware

Cyber-criminals are using social media and social engineering to dupe victims into downloading Advance Persistent Threat spyware disguised as the Kik messenger app.

Drupal 7 and 8 patch multiple critical vulnerabilities

Drupal patched multiple vulnerabilities in both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 including a comment reply form flaw that allows access to restricted content and an incomplete JavaScript cross-site scripting prevention flaw, both rated critical.

Not-for-profit Open Bug Bounty announces 100K fixed vulnerabilities

The not for profit bug bounty hunters of Open Bug Bounty recently announced its number of recorded bug bounties had reached 100,000 and it had completed the revision of its internal process to comply with ISO 29147 standards.

Tesla's AWS servers hijacked by cryptominers

The hijacking of Tesla's Amazon Web Server cloud system by rogue cryptominers is proof that no one is immune to a misconfigured AWS server nor cryptomining attacks.

Apple patches 'Text Bomb' bug that causes system crashes

Apple just released a patch to fix its crash bug that allowed specially crafted messages to disable access to iMessage and other messaging apps.