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Lawsuit Claims Google Collects Minors’ Locations, Browsing History

A new lawsuit alleges that Google’s G Suite for Education program covertly collects data from students, violating both COPPA and other data privacy regulations.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 9:17 pm

Active Attacks Target Popular Duplicator WordPress Plugin

When patched last week, the bug affected at least 1 million websites. Zero-day exploits were going on then.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 8:50 pm

RSAC 2020: Editors’ Preview of Hottest Sessions, Speakers and Themes

From data privacy to industrial IoT cybersecurity concerns, Threatpost editors discuss the top stories they expect to see at this year's RSA Conference, which kicks off next week in San Francisco.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 5:38 pm

Burning Man Tickets for $225? Yep, Too Good to Be True

Scammers are posing as event organizers in a sophisticated fraud effort.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 5:29 pm

ISS World Hit with Malware Attack that Shuts Down Global Computer Network

The incident cut off access to e-mail and shared IT services across customer sites of the multinational Denmark-based facility-management firm.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 1:36 pm

New ‘Haken’ Malware Found On Eight Apps In Google Play Store

Eight apps - mostly camera utilities and children's games - were discovered spreading a new malware strain that steals data and signs victims up for expensive premium services.

Posted on 21 February 2020 | 11:00 am

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads

The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth's disruptive advertising policies.

Posted on 20 February 2020 | 9:35 pm

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack

A default password would let anyone access the Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem Base platform, even if it's not directly connected to the internet.

Posted on 20 February 2020 | 5:29 pm

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks

Exaggerated Lion, a newly discovered cybercrime group, uses new and unique tactics to target U.S. companies in BEC attacks.

Posted on 20 February 2020 | 4:17 pm