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Vice Media data breach included financial data

Unauthorized access to Vice Media’s internal email account might have exposed user personal identifiers and credit card numbers.
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US lawmaker calls on Apple and Google to ban TikTok from app stores

A US senator is demanding that Apple and Google immediately remove TikTok from their app stores on account of national security concerns.
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Lazarus Group strikes medical research and energy sectors for intelligence gain

North Korea is most likely behind cyberattacks on research organizations.
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Netflix will make you check in at home once a month to shut down password sharing

New details are emerging about how exactly Netflix is planning to enforce its much publicized and universally despised crackdown on password sharing. In essence, unless you check in at your primary home address, you will be locked out.
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Pro-Russian attackers aim for US Department of Homeland Security

Killnet, a hacker group loyal to Russia, continues to test the US, adding different government institutions to its list of targets.
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LockBit allegedly behind attack on City of London infrastructure

A suspected LockBit attack on a key software supplier Ion has caused severe disruption for trading in the City of London.
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GoodRX leaked user health data to tech giants, FTC says

You can in essence track everything related to your health or physical activity on health-related apps. The Moon has a dark side too, though. It turns out one of the apps, GoodRx, has been leaking your data to firms like Facebook and Google.
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Digital taxi service offline after cyberattack

A taxi-booking service in Australia has been forced to shut down after a cyberattack, leaving disabled and child users temporarily stranded. Frustrated users have vented their displeasure on Twitter following the announcement on the social media platform.
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Meta's shares surge after promises of $5 billion cutbacks

Meta’s promises of stricter cost controls and a new $40 billion share buyback sent shares soaring, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg called 2023 the "Year of Efficiency."
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US Cellular customer data allegedly up for grabs on the dark web

A treasure trove of customer data, allegedly stolen from mobile carrier US Cellular, has been offered up for free on the dark web.
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Verified Android vendor targets mobile payment systems with web injects

Credential-harvesting web injects targeting mobile banking were sold on the dark web along with cryptocurrency apps.
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Fraudsters are getting ready to attack Super Bowl wagers

The Super Bowl is the biggest cash cow in American sports – millions watch on TV, making ads extremely expensive. But because thousands also bet on various outcomes of the game, fraudsters are eager to exploit the rush, experts say.
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Emma Watson reads Mein Kampf while Biden announces invasion of Russia in latest AI voice clone abuse

ElevenLabs' Prime Voice AI tool has been dangerously misused to generate the voices of celebrities, including Joe Rogan, James Cameron, Joe Biden, and Emma Watson, spewing racial slurs and making outrageous comments.
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Microsoft hunting over 100 threat actors who use malvertising

Microsoft’s security team said it was tracking more than 50 different ransomware variants and more than 100 threat actors using them to perform intrusions. Moreover, some groups have switched from phishing to using malicious ads as the entry vector.
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GitHub breach: attackers cloned code signing certificates

GitHub claims unknown attackers accessed its code repositories and stole certificates for GitHub Desktop and Atom applications.
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Clock ticking for TikTok users to shine light on how app uses data to control them

TikTok’s “For You” video feed recommender tool is to be scrutinzed by German-funded app DataSkop, which is inviting users of the Chinese-owned social media platform to submit their personal data so it can paint an accurate picture of how they are being manipulated.
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Spotify earnings report beats expectations, Premium membership accelerates

Spotify on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter results that beat expectations for both active users and subscribers, and forecast the number of listeners would reach 500 million next quarter.
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Sandworm’s expanded wiper arsenal targets energy sector

Russian state-sponsored hacker collective Sandworm added new wiper malware to its arsenal. The target is, unsurprisingly, Ukraine.
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