Opponents Vow to Continue the Fight after Trump Reauthorizes Domestic Spying Law

There is "a glimmer of light" despite the Senate's move to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, says the ACLU. Source: Threadpost

OnePlus Confirms Credit Card Breach Impacted Up to 40,000 Customers

The breach is the latest piece of bad publicity for the popular Chinese handset maker. Source: Threadpost

New Dridex Variant Emerges With An FTP Twist

A recently discovered Dridex campaign had a few peculiar characteristics, including the use of FTP instead of HTTP. Source: Threadpost

Apple Preps ChaiOS iMessage Bug Fix, Report

A so-called ‘text bomb’ flaw in Apple’s iPhone and Mac computers that causes devices to crash or restart will be patched next week, according to multiple sources. Source: Threadpost

Sprawling Mobile Espionage Campaign Targets Android Devices

A massive mobile espionage campaign has been collecting troves of sensitive personal information since 2012, according to a new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout. Source: Threadpost

Google Awards Record $112,500 Bounty for Android Exploit Chain

Prolific Google bug hunter Guang Gong earns highest ever Android Security Rewards payout. Source: Threadpost

Intel Says Firmware Fixes for Spectre and Meltdown Affecting Newer Chips

Intel says its firmware updates for Meltdown and Spectre are causing additional reboots and hits to performance. Source: Threadpost

Attackers Use Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities to Spread Zyklon Malware

Hackers are exploiting three Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to spread the Zyklon HTTP malware . Source: Threadpost

Oracle Ships 237 Fixes in Latest Critical Patch Update

Enterprise applications from Oracle and others could be becoming juicier targets for attackers. Source: Threadpost

Potent Skygofree Malware Packs ‘Never-Before-Seen’ Features

Researchers have discovered Android malware with spy capabilities never seen before such as allowing attackers to capture encrypted WhatsApp chat sessions. Source: Threadpost