A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. For a daily selection see our twitter feed at #ionCube24. Once again the impact of this COVID pandemic claims another. Cast your minds back to earlier in the yearn (or was it last year now – feels like it) with the sudden burst in use of Zoom and House Party causing all sorts of issues. Well, continued confinement has led to a number of games ramping up in use, and this one is phenomenal…
- ‘Among Us’ Mobile Game Under Siege by Attackers – Ongoing attacks on the wildly popular game Among Us are testing developer’s ability to keep up.
A curious attack on a restaurant chain, though for a nice change no card details breached, just a good old credential stuffing exercise. Such events should remind us to do a quick review of those accounts we treasure and ensure passwords or sensible, and two factor enabled if at all possible:
- Nando’s Hackers Feast on Customer Accounts – Multiple chicken diners said their usernames and passwords were stolen and the accounts used to place high-volume orders.
Apple’s attempt to secure their OS has slipped up again, with malware getting through where it shouldn’t. Do such events dent trust in that mechanism?