Critical WhatsApp Vulnerability, Facial Recognition Ban, Wormable Flaw in Windows

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 20th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: A serious spyware vulnerability in WhatsApp, San Francisco bans facial recognition, and ...
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WhatsApp Zero-Day Let NSO Spyware Pwn Phones

A buffer-overflow vulnerability in WhatsApp is being exploited to remotely take over victims’ devices. All it took was a missed call to infect the app on iOS and Android ...
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WhatsApp flaw lets spies install surveillance software with a simple call, even unanswered

WhatsApp flaw lets spies install surveillance software with a simple call, even unanswered

A serious flaw in instant messaging service WhatsApp lets attackers remotely install surveillance software and spy on selected, high-profile targets, the company’s security team confirmed today. The attack was discovered earlier this ...
How Smartphone Espionage Can Disrupt an Election

How Smartphone Espionage Can Disrupt an Election

The mobile security of political candidates and their staff gets lost in the shuffle when discussing threats to our elections. However, a series of trends point to mobile espionage becoming the next ...

Mobile Phone Call Scams, Pegasus Mobile Spyware, Newegg Data Breach – WB35

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for September 24, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...