June 22, 2020
Niles Nerd

WTH Security News June 22, 2020

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

Fake Ransomware Bitcoin Scam Claims “Your Site Has Been Hacked”. A fake ransomware scam is going around that targets website contact forms. Please don’t fall for this.

Oracle’s BlueKai tracks you across the web. The data spilled online. This is the answer to “Why are online trackers dangerous?” Time to revisit if you’re using all tracking blockers you should.

Moroccan Journalist Targeted With Network Injection Attacks Using NSO Group’s Tools. Tools like this are now more available than ever and not limited to just high profile cases.

To evade detection, hackers are requiring targets to complete CAPTCHAs. This bypasses sandbox-scanning services.

IRS Used Cellphone Location Data to Try to Find Suspects. Remember, your location data is for sale.

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