MAY – WEEK 4

New exploitative android bug could affect up to 1 billion devices  

Strandhogg 2.0 is a malicious app targeting Android Phones users.  Whilst the users think they are interacting with legitimate apps, behind the scenes this bug is hijacking the interface and gathering the data you input. 

Fact: the term Strandhogg was a Viking strategic coastal attack with the aim of capturing livestock and slaves.

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Like the industry needed any more trouble…

EasyJet hit with £18billion lawsuit by legal firm following data leak. 

The firm is seeking £2000 compensation for the 9 million customers affected.  No win no fee!  If they win, PGMBM stand to make £5.4billion, all in the name of data protection…obviously! 

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Easyjet have also confirmed this week that they will slash their workforce by up to a third, potentially leaving 4,500 out of work.

 

 

40 million user records put on sale from the results of a breach earlier this year.  The details are of records of Wishbone users, a social media comparison app.

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Jailbreaking has never been so easy.  

Unpatched flaw in IoS devices has been used to make jailbreaking possible for  iPhones running iOS 11 through iOS 13.5.  It’s the first iOS jailbreak since iOS 8.

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In 1934 John Dillinger broke out of Prison with a wooden gun he made.  The imitation gun was auctioned for $19,000 in 2009.

There are also a number of DIY videos that walk you through how to jailbreak your iphone.

Not that Bestman Solutions endorse such activities of course……

 

No surprises here. 

Steady increase of home workers being targeted by attackers since lockdown.  The article takes some key UK centric stats from analysis conducted by Darktrace

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Virtual Vegas

As suspected Black Hat have confirmed that this year’s always anticipated security event BlackHat USA 2020 will be held virtually from 1st – 6th August.  We are still expecting an impressive array of speakers, webinars, and professionals.  With an all access pass at $955, it may be your cheapest Black Hat US trip yet.  

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