SKY ECC May 2020 Newsletter

A happy May day to all the privacy readers out there! There are some important stories to look at this week in the mobile privacy and security world: New Bluetooth vulnerability exposes a billion devices VIPs targeted in 0-click iPhone flaw The European Commission has switched to Signal Email scam targeted VIPs through Microsoft products … Read more

SKY ECC April 2020 Newsletter

I hope you are safe and secure at home. The SKY ECC team have been working remotely for over a month now, but we have not slowed our quest to keep your communications private in a time when digital attacks are escalating rapidly.  Here are the “can’t miss” stories from the last month which show … Read more

SKY ECC March 2020 Newsletter

Greetings to those out there near and remote! This SKY ECC newsletter comes to you from my remote office and leads with a COVID-19 story from an infosec perspective, along with some other big stories on privacy in the digital age: Phishing scams around coronavirus are skyrocketing The EARN IT Act is an attack sending … Read more

SKY ECC January 2020 Newsletter

Happy 2020! New Year, new threats from world governments as Hong Kong police hack the phones of protesters, WhatsApp is being shut down by repressive governments, TikTok “vulnerabilities” likely make it the favourite spying tool of the Chinese government, the US government is distributing phones with malware, and US Senators are pushing the FCC to … Read more

SKY ECC December 2019 Newsletter

We’re in the gift-giving spirit for December! Gifts include Telegram’s founder explaining that WhatsApp’s vulnerabilities may be a feature (for surveillance), Hezbollah gifted themselves a phone—by stealing it out of a journalist’s hand, US presidential candidates have the everlasting gift of poor email security, millions of SMS messages were a free gift for hackers, and … Read more

SKY ECC October 2019 Newsletter

The last month in cyber security has been an odd one which reminded us why October is Cyber Security Month. In this month’s newsletter we hear from a hacker who lost while playing games against a hero, we learn that WeWork sees their customers’ data as playthings, Elevate Security gives us the Hacker’s Mind Game … Read more

SKY ECC September 2019 Newsletter

Oi, 你好, and welcome to the September 2019 SKY ECC newsletter. The competition is heating up as I came across some very interesting news about our ‘competitors’, criminals compete with the police by pretending to be them, the largest brewer in the world competes with hackers, Toyota competes with email scammers and loses 4 billion … Read more