[ALERT] ADVISORY ON WHATSAPP VULNERABILITY

Submitted by IRTeam on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 13:31

A vulnerability is discovered in WhatsApp messaging app that exploit and inject spyware onto Android and IOS phones. By just simply calling the target,The spyware (known as NSO Pegasus), can be installed without trace and without the target answering the call.

Once installed, the spyware can turn on a phone’s camera and mic, scan emails and messages, and collect the user’s location data.

WhatsApp is urging its 1.5 billion global users to update the app immediately to close the security hole.

Password Spraying

Submitted by IRTeam on Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:29

Another rapid growing attack technique among online accounts is through password spraying. Password Spraying targets a large number of accounts/usernames and loops them with a highly common or simple password.