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Home delivery scams get smarter – don’t get caught out

We’ve written several times before about home delivery scams, where cybercriminals take advantage of our ever-increasing (and, in coronavirus times, often unavoidable) use of online ordering combined with to-the-doorstep delivery. Over the past year or so, we’ve noticed what we must grudgingly admit is a …

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Apple AirTag hacked again – free internet with no mobile data plan!

Naked Security Earlier this week we wrote about a jailbreak hack against Apple’s newly introduced AirTag product. In that story, the researcher @ghidraninja was able to modify the firmware on the AirTag itself, despite the anti-tampering protection implemented by Apple’s own AirTag firmware programming. But …

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Apple products hit by fourfecta of zero-day exploits – patch now!

Naked Security It’s only a week since Apple’s last product updates, but it’s already time to update again. As you probably know, Apple, unusually amongst major operating system and application producers, doesn’t have any sort of predictable schedule for its security patches. Unlike vendors such …

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Chrome zero-day browser bug found – patch now!

Naked Security Google, whose Project Zero bug-hunting team is often surprisingly vocal when describing and discussing software vulnerabilities, has taken a very quiet approach to a just-patched bug in its Chrome browser. Full article

GnuPG crypto library can be pwned during decryption – patch now!

Naked Security Bug hunter Tavis Ormandy of Google’s Project Zero just discovered a dangerous bug in the GNU Privacy Guard team’s libgcrypt encryption software. The libgcrypt library is an open-source toolkit that anyone can use, but it’s probably best known as the encryption library used …

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