Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Tinder and many other popular applications on iPhone and iPad suddenly stopped working due to the Facebook login feature. On the Downdetector error page, iOS users said that their iPhones and iPads cannot access popular applications and services. The amount of errors increased sharply from 5pm on 7/5 (Vietnam time). In addition to the above applications, Waze, Venmo, Bumble, SoundCloud, Nextdoor, New York Times, Walmart, Viber, Pandora and UPS are also affected.
Facebook has acknowledged the problem that caused a series of iOS applications to fail and to apologize, but did not mention the issue in detail. According to the blog announcement, Facebook said the error occurred when updating the software development tool (SDK). "Yesterday, Facebook tested a new update. A change in it caused an error for some app users with the Facebook SDK. We quickly identified the problem and resolved it," the representative said. Facebook said. "We apologize for any inconvenience."
International user photos and documents sent via WeChat can be analyzed to detect prohibited content. WeChat is a popular Chinese messaging service, attracting more than one billion users globally. Members not only chat with friends but also order food, exchange money, call a car or pay for electricity ... In the domestic version, the information that users share is strictly censored, connected Human integration and automated tools. Meanwhile, according to WSJ, a study by the Citizen Lab team at the University of Toronto (Canada), published on May 7, shows that WeChat also tracks users' activities outside of China. If sensitive content is detected, the app will be blacklisted.
Samsung smartphones launched from 2014 to 2015 may have stolen the data of calls, contacts or messages, if not updated the software. Mateusz Jurczyk, a member of the Google Project Zero security research group, has uncovered a critical security flaw in many Samsung Android smartphones. Although the product was launched in 2014, it could still be stolen personal information or controlled by bad guys.
The vulnerability that has existed for 2 years in iOS email can be exploited by hackers without the user's knowledge. Hacking an ordinary digital device is done by luring the victim to download malicious code, such as clicking on a malicious link on a message or website. But the iOS email flaw "helped" hackers install malware silently, victims do not have to manipulate any stage. "This bug can cause a large number of iPhone attacks. Fortunately, it is not known by many hackers so the impact is not really widespread," said Zuk Avraham, CEO of security company ZecOps, the unit. Above error detection, said.
Network security | About 1.2 billion personal account data has just been stolen from Amazon Web Services' system. This is considered one of the biggest information leaks of all time. According to SiliconAngle, the leaked information included many different databases. Some data is in the form of IP addresses, while others are in an indefinite form. The incident was discovered by Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the process of investigating the case. According to preliminary assessment, it is likely that many hacks have been done at the same time to create an unprecedented leak of information.
Network security | Hundreds of thousands of credit card information issued by major banks in at least six Southeast Asian countries - including Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand - have been leaked online, according to the start-up. Technisanct security in India. The Hong Kong South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that the company this week discovered a series of data leaks related to credit card information by major banks in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand released. "The findings are alarming because nobody seems to be aware of a large number of payment card details, including credit card security codes (CVVs) and personal identification numbers. (PIN) has been revealed, "said CEO Nandakishore Harikumar, referring to the card verification value and personal identification number.
Last year was a bumper year for cybercriminals because of the daily impact of digital technology users. The cybersecurity industry in general, and Trend Micro, blocked more than 26.8 billion of these threats in the first half of 2019. Looking back at 2019 cybersecurity and new threats, the threats that threaten cyber security in 2019 will repeat in 2020. The bad news is that there are a lot of hackers out there waiting to steal your personal data to commit fraud, access your bank account, hijack your computer to ransom or blackmail you. in different ways. To help you stay safe in 2020, we've listed some of the biggest threats from 2019 and some trends to watch as we enter the new decade. As you can see, many of the most dangerous attacks will look very similar to those we warned in 2019.
You may not know, the number of internet attacks is steadily increasing year by year. According to statistics at Trend Micro, there are more than 700 million attacks on network security systems recorded by security companies from Japan. Trend Micro thinks that in 2019, the rapid growth in the number of Ransomware will break all previous internet attack records. If you remember in 2017, the Ransomware malware stunned the world with a macroscopic cyberattack that affected millions of systems on the world's math, including leading companies. From personal information, business secrets, ransom, extortion, etc., the WannaCry malware literally made many businesses cry. According to the latest update in June 2019, released by Trend Micro, if your website or your internet provider is hacked, it is possible that all login information and other sensitive information will be compromised. exposed. Many organizations are moving to cloud data, even many users are using the cloud for personal purposes. However, this is not 100% secure either, because hackers on the internet also have a way to attack with anonymous emails (or text messages) from the source you trust the most and that is is leading the world's cyber security experts.
While network and Internet technologies offer new opportunities for growth and competition for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), it is at the same time arousing the need to protect computer systems from threats. about security. According to a survey conducted by CSI Computer Security Institute in 2003, up to 78% of computers were attacked via the Internet (59% in 2000). Today, even the smallest businesses feel they need to conduct online businesses, and therefore many factors need to ensure this model.