Bill Toulas

An open-source advocate who has been writing about Linux and SaaS tools for years. Having entered the fascinating world of InfoSec now, he reports on the daily news and developments in the fields of data privacy, data breaches, software vulnerabilities, phishing campaigns, malware, and all things "online danger". Contact me at "billtoulas@technadu.com"
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CISA Warns About Video Camera SDK Vulnerability Affecting Millions of Devices

There’s a flaw in ThroughTek P2P SDK that could let someone spy on the video feeds of millions of cameras.The vulnerability has...

Peloton Bike+ Plagued by Bootloader Vulnerability Giving Actors Root Access

McAfee researchers discovered that it’s possible to run custom OS images on Peloton Bike+.This should be prevented by AVB, which is in...

Indian Military Personnel Targeted by ‘PJobRAT’ Spyware Mimicking Dating Apps

An unknown actor is spreading fake dating apps on military forums, targeting Indian personnel.The apps use the names “Trendbanter,” “HangOn,” “SignalLite,” “Rita,”...

YouTube Tightens Its Advertising Prohibitions for the Masthead Space

YouTube will no longer allow controversial ads to take up its masthead space no matter how profitable they are.The new prohibitions hit...

Myanmar’s Military Regime Is Using EU-Developed Tools to Unlock People’s Smartphones

A Swedish mobile forensic tools developer was selling its solutions to the Myanmar regime.The company has stated that they have revoked their...

Apple Releases Emergency Update for iOS 12 to Fix Flaws Under Active Exploitation

Apple has released an update for iOS 12, fixing two actively exploit bugs in the WebKit engine.The update brings a third fix...

Microsoft 365 Defender Researchers Disrupted Large-Scale BEC Campaign

Microsoft’s researchers have uncovered a large BEC operation ran by diligent and careful actors.The group of hackers relied upon multiple cloud infrastructure...

Swedish Data Protection Authority Fines Medical Service €1.2 Million for a Data Leak

IMY has fined ‘Medhelp’ for its responsibility in Sweden’s worst data leak incident to date.The fine was set to almost €1.2 million,...

Hacker Broke Into French ISP ‘Free’ and Is Now Selling Database Access

A hacker claims to have accessed the French ISP ‘Free’ database and is now selling it for $2,000.There has been no data...