FINALLY! FCC Acts on SMS Scam-Spam — But Will It Work?
Richi Jennings | | Caller ID Spoofing, fcc, Federal Communications Commission, SB Blogwatch, scam, SMS, SMS fraud, SMS messages, SMS phishing, sms scam, SMS scams, SMS Spam, smshing, Spam, STIR/SHAKEN, U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission rules to block illegal text messages. What took you so long? ...
Scams Lost US $10 BILLION in 2022 — Crypto Fraud Grows Fast
Richi Jennings | | Call Center Fraud, Crypto, crypto fraud, cryptocurrency, FBI, Fraud, IC3, Internet Crime Complaint Center, Investment Scams, Phishing, Ransomware, SB Blogwatch, Scams
Ben is disappointed: FBI reports huge rise in cryptocurrency investment scams. Why am I not surprised? ...
White House to Regulate Cloud Security: Good Luck With That
Richi Jennings | | Biden administration, Biden National Cybersecurity Strategy, Cloud Security, cybersecurity regulation, regulation, SB Blogwatch, White House
Be careful what you wish for: Biden wants new regulations for cloud providers—but we’re not sure it’ll help ...
‘Extraordinary, Egregious’ Data Breach at House and Senate
Richi Jennings | | Congress, DC Health Link, Health insurance, HIPAA, House of Representatives, pii, Privacy, SB Blogwatch, US Congress, US Senate
Capitol Trouble: Senators, representatives and staffers suffer PII leak. Could it finally kickstart some action? ...
Ban TikTok, say FBI, CIA, NSA, DNI, GOP, DNC, POTUS (but not ACLU)
Richi Jennings | | ACLU, Biden administration, Bytedance, CIA, DATA Act, DNI, FBI, FBI Director Christopher Wray, nsa, RESTRICT Act, SB Blogwatch, senate hearing, TikTok, US Senate, White House
R.E.S.P.E.C.T. RESTRICT: The White House and both sides of the Senate agree that TikTok needs to be stopped—or at least RESTRICT’ed. A bipartisan bill seeks to make that happen ...
Voice-Clone AI Scams — it’s NOT ME on the Phone, Grandma
Richi Jennings | | 419, 419 scam, AI, Artificial Intelligence, ElevenLabs, Resemble AI, SB Blogwatch, scam, spanish prisoner, voice masquerading
Voice AI tech being misused by scammers: Scrotes fake your voice and call your grandparents. Then “you” beg them for money ...
US Marshals Ransomware Hack is ‘Major Incident’
Richi Jennings | | Data leak, DevSecOps in Government, Federal Government, government, government compliance, government cyber attacks, government data leak, Ransomware, SB Blogwatch, U.S. Marshals, USMS
The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) has been hacked (again). Scrotes stole sensitive stuff (supposedly) ...
‘See No Evil’ — Mozilla SLAMS Google’s App Privacy Labels
Richi Jennings | | android, Android apps, facebook, google, Google Play Store, Minecraft, Mozilla, Mozilla Foundation, Play Store, Privacy, SB Blogwatch, See no evil, Twitter
Google doesn’t want you to know what your Android apps do with your data. That seems to be the conclusion from a Mozilla study into the Play Store ...
Surprise! US DoD Server Had no Password — 3TB of Sensitive Data Leaked
Richi Jennings | | azure, Azure cloud, Azure Government Cloud, defense department, Department of Defense, DoD, email, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Azure Security, pentagon, SB Blogwatch, U.S. Department of Defense, United States Department of Defense, US DOD, USSOCOM
Sensitive military data found on unprotected Microsoft Azure server. Defense Department email store left insecure for at least 11 days ...
GoDaddy Hosting Hacked — for FOURTH Time in 4 Years
Richi Jennings | | cPanel, GoDaddy, GoDaddy hacked, godaddy.com, hacked WordPress, hosting, hosting provider, persistence, Persistent Threats, SB Blogwatch, webhosting, Website Hosting
GoDaddy’s web hosting service breached yet again. This time, the perps were redirecting legit websites to malware ...