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Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission. Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user information, an investigation by the Washington Post found, with data sent to a centralised platform. Among the most popular tools were Hover Zoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.net Helper, FairShare Unlock and PanelMeasurement - all of which were avilable on Chrome, with two on offer to Firefox users. Overall, the extensions had been installed over four...
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Israeli Security Firm Claims Spyware Tool Can Harvest iCloud Data in Targeted iPhone Attack

Israeli Security Firm Claims Spyware Tool Can Harvest iCloud Data in Targeted iPhone Attack

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

An Israeli security firm claims it has developed a smartphone surveillance tool that can harvest not only a user's local data but also all their device's communications with cloud-based services provided by the likes of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft.
According to a report from the Financial Times , the latest Pegasus spyware sold by NSO Group is being marketed to potential clients as a way to target data uploaded to the cloud. The tool is said to work on many of the latest iPhones and Android smartphones, and can continue to harvest data even after the tool is removed from the...
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Report: Israeli surveillance tool can silently collect all iCloud data for a targeted user

Report: Israeli surveillance tool can silently collect all iCloud data for a targeted user

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple is facing a new security threat thanks to developments in the spyware/surveillance tool sold by the Israeli firm NSO Group. Via the Financial Times , the Pegasus phone software now not only harvests data from the user's onboard storage, but also all communications with the connected cloud.
The vulnerability purportedly affects the iPhone and Apple's iCloud as well as Google Android phones, and even third-party apps installed on the phone that communicate over ‘encrypted and secure' connections.
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