2 billion devices - including hundreds of millions of Android and iOS smartphones - still remain exposed to the threat, one year after security vendor Armis disclosed a set of nine exploitable vulnerabilities in Bluetooth.
Armis disclosed the vulnerabilities - collectively dubbed BlueBorne - last September, describing them as an attack vector for adversaries to take complete control of Bluetooth devices.
Bittrex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms, has delisted Bitcoin Gold (BTG) from its trading platform over the weekend after BTG maintainers declined to pay half of the damages Bittrex suffered during a complex multi-stage cyber-attack earlier this year.
According to a statement from the BTG team, Bittrex asked the BTG team to pay 12,372 BTG ($256k) as reparations for the attacks.
Air Canada data breach - The incident was confirmed by the company and may have affected 20,000 customers of its 1.7M mobile app users.
The news was confirmed by Air Canada that revealed to have detected unusual login behaviour with Air Canadaâs mobile App between Aug. 22-24, 2018, it added that financial data was protected but invited to remain vigilant for fraudulent credit card transactions.
The company has asked Mobile+ app users to reset their accounts as a security precaution. Air Canada contacted potentially affected customers by email to notify the data breach.
Instagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys. Recently, the Facebook-owned social network said it is in the process of rolling out support for 3rd-party authentication apps.
Unfortunately, this welcome new security offering does nothing to block Instagram account takeovers when thieves manage to hijack a targetâs mobile phone number - an increasingly common crime.