Agent Smith Hacks Android

Weyman Holton
Jul 10, 2019 · 7 min read

25 Million Devices Infected / Voting In The Dark / 7 Million Student Records Exposed / $3 Million Florida Sextortion Scheme

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Jacob Kastrenakes: ‘Agent Smith’ malware has replaced Android apps’ code on 25 million devices

You can find this story today over at The Verge.

Tim Cushing: Voting Machine Makers Claim The Names Of The Entities That Own Them Are Trade Secrets

Get the names of these companies and more details found in the rest of this story at TechDirt.

Paul Bischoff: 7 million student records exposed by

account credentials and more. An unsupported version of MongoDB was in use and unsecured remote desktop enabled. This is just the latest in a string of discoveries that container services are often misconfigured to be open by default rather than secured. If you know a student who has used k12 services or if your school uses it internally, it’s time to take steps to secure yourself against identity theft.

Get the grisly details over at Comparitech’s article today.

DOJ: Florida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

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