Smashing Security podcast #290: Uber, Rockstar, and crystal balls

Researchers reveal how your eyeglasses could be leaking secrets when you’re on video conferencing calls, we take a look at the recent data breaches involving Uber and Grand Theft Auto 6, and we cast an eye at what threats may be around the corner…

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Reflections in your glasses can leak information while you’re on a Zoom call

Bespectacled video conferencing participants have more to worry about than if their hair is uncombed or they have some spinach stuck between their teeth. According to newly-publicised research, they may also be unwittingly leaking sensitive informatio… Continue reading Reflections in your glasses can leak information while you’re on a Zoom call

Mac users urged to update Zoom, after security patch released for previously-flawed security patch

Zoom users on macOS are being told once again to update their copy of the video-conferencing software after a security hole was found that could be exploited by hackers.

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Researchers uncover URL spoofing flaws on Zoom, Box, Google Docs

Researchers have discovered several URL spoofing bugs in Box, Zoom and Google Docs that would allow phishers to generate links to malicious content and make it look like it’s hosted by an organization’s SaaS account. Many attacks are made possibl… Continue reading Researchers uncover URL spoofing flaws on Zoom, Box, Google Docs

Smashing Security podcast #271: Crypto break-in, Google blurring, and mics not muting

A man loses $650,000 from his cryptocurrency wallet after his Apple iCloud account is hacked, video conferencing apps may not be muting your mic quite the way you imagined, and Google has unblurred military bases in Russia… or has it?

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