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‘Voice-Squatting’ Turns Alexa, Google Home into Silent Spies

A team of academic researchers has demonstrated that it’s possible to possible to closely mimic legitimate voice commands in order to carry out nefarious actions on these home assistants.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/voice-squatting-turns-alexa-google-home-into-silent-spies/

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Tracking Firm LocationSmart Leaked Location Data for Customers of All Major U.S. Mobile Carriers Without Consent in Real Time Via Its Web Site

LocationSmart, a U.S. based company that acts as an aggregator of real-time data about the precise location of mobile phone devices, has been leaking this information to anyone via a buggy component of its Web site — without the need for any password or other form of authentication or authorization — KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The […]

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CUJO AI closes strategic Series B round

CUJO AI today announced it has closed a strategic Series B round, led by Charter Communications. This new investment will fuel the expansion of the company. Powered by machine learning, CUJO AI analyzes network and device activity in order to detect abnormal threat behaviors as they emerge. Network operators that deploy CUJO AI solutions on […]

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Telegrab: Russian malware hijacks Telegram sessions

Researchers have discovered and analyzed an unusual piece of malware that, among other things, seeks to collect cache and key files from end-to-end encrypted instant messaging service Telegram. The malware’s capabilities Cisco Talos researchers Vitor Ventura and Azim Khodjibaev dubbed the malware Telegrab. They analyzed two versions of it. The first one, discovered on April […]

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Most firms struggle to comply with GDPR deadline

With GDPR coming into effect in just over a week from today, 85 percent of firms in Europe and the United States will not be ready on time. Additionally, one in four will not be fully compliant by the end of this year. Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute surveyed 1,000 executives and 6,000 consumers across eight […]

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