WhatsApp rivals Signal or Telegram can be hacked too

Both Telegram and Signal provide multiple features that offer an additional layer of privacy to chats, but experts say they still are not immune from cyberattacks.

See, https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/internet/whatsapp-rivals-signal-or-telegram-can-be-hacked-too/72061282.

YouTube BitCoin Videos Pushing Predator Info-Stealing Trojan

A new scam is underway on YouTube that uses videos to promote a tool that can allegedly generate the private key for a bitcoin address. See, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/youtube-bitcoin-videos-pushing-predator-info-stealing-trojan/.

Microsoft Patches IE Zero-Day Bug

Microsoft released fixes for 75 vulnerabilities during this month’s patch update round, including one zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer. The bug in question, CVE-2019-1429, exists in the way the scripting engine handles objects in memory in the browser, corrupting memory so an attacker can execute arbitrary code, according to Microsoft. See, https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com:443/news/microsoft-patches-ie-zeroday-bug/