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⚠️ +186% increase between 6/2020 - 6/2021 in #ransomware attacks at transportation industry. 🚆
Cyber attacks targeting transport authorities e.g. managing train or subway routes could be terrible. Article lists needed best practices >>
⚠️ Potentially harmful apps persist on Google Play for avg. 77 days
Now researchers found 200 Android apps distributing #malware called Facestealer. These apps masquerade as VPNs, fitness, photo editing, and puzzle apps.
Researchers developed a tool for Bluetooth Low Energy relay attacks.
Tesla Model 3 & Y use a BLE-based entry system, so attack could unlock and start the cars.
More security? At least there's ‘PIN to Drive’ feature. 🚘
A common security control is using smart ID cards for allowing physical access to buildings or systems.
⚠️ But employers don't always issue approved card readers, so people turn to low-cost online options.
Case example >>
📨 Subscribing for newsletter, 🏨 booking a hotel, 💸 buying stuff online?
New study shows some top websites collect some or all of this data before you hit 'Submit'.
This behavior is similar to #malware called keyloggers.