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Shady Tracking Firms Are Selling Your GPS Location History

In a worrying report, the Gray Lady is waking up Americans to the silent world of smartphone location tracking and brokerage ...
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Apple Passive-Aggressive PR Sparks Privacy Fear (Yet Again)

Why is Apple so bad at answering simple questions? ...
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Malware Misuses Common Operating System Commands to Perform Targeted Attacks

Malware Misuses Common Operating System Commands to Perform Targeted Attacks

We previously posted a blog about the Ursnif family of malware using language checks to determine the end user’s location as a means of bypassing sandbox-based endpoint protection during regionally targeted attacks ...
Location-aware malware targets Japanese and Korean endpoints Bromium

Location-Aware Malware Targets Japanese and Korean Endpoints

New malware samples use location awareness to specifically target Japanese and Korean endpoints. The malware uses two techniques to determine the location in which it is being executed and ensures that the ...
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The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Polar Fitness App Location Data Exposed, Blocking Scam Phone Calls, Samba TV Privacy Controversy

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 16th, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...