Cracked copies of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop steal your session cookies, browser history, crypto-coins

Cracked copies of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop are stealing browser session cookies and Monero cryptocurrency wallets from tightwads who install the pirated software, Bitdefender has warned. As many Reg readers will no doubt be aware, cracked software is a legitimate application that has had its registration or licensing features removed. Often distributed through BitTorrent in the…

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How confidential are your calls? This iPhone app shared them with everyone

This isn’t a case of secretive nation-state phone interception methodologies (or spying, as it is often called). It’s not a tale of cybercriminals deliberately trying to listen in to your business discussions so they can divert massive invoice payments or implant ransomware with multi-million dollar blackmail demands. That’s the good news. The bug in this case, discovered by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash,…

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Apple critical patches fix in-the-wild iPhone exploits – update now!

Apple, rather unusually in today’s cybersecurity world, rarely announces that security fixes are on the way. There’s no equivalent of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, which is a regular and predictable fixture in anyone’s cybersecurity calendar; there’s no “new version every fourth Tuesday” as there is with Firefox; there’s no predetermined quarterly schedule for patches as you…

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Sophos mobile management app for Home

Sophos Home provides the industry’s best protection against ransomware, viruses, malware, exploits, and more. It’s the same enterprise-grade protection available in our business products, which protect millions of computers in the world’s most valuable organizations. And the newly-launched Sophos Home mobile management app – available now for both iOS and Android – makes remotely monitoring and managing your loved one’s…

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