Cybersecurity Weekly: Web apps serve as prime attack vectors, social media scams and fraud run rampant
Web apps top the list for the most-used attack vectors, crypto theft and growing concerns over social media safety. All these and more in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.
1. Why web apps are one of this year’s leading attack vectors
Web apps are now the most-used cyberattack vector. Remote browser isolation can secure devices and browsers in a zero-trust framework.
2. Facebook warns 1 million users about apps trying to compromise accounts
Facebook identified 400 apps across the Google Play and Apple App store that posed as harmless lifestyle and business services to dupe users.
3. This sneaky fraud attack looks like an email forwarded by your boss
Business email compromise scammers are getting savvier with their lures - and new attack groups are emerging.
4. Social media fraud increasing faster than inflation
Social media scams nearly tripled between 2020 and 2021, according to FTC data. These scams include those targeting businesses and individuals alike.
5. Hacker steals $570 million of crypto tokens from Binance’s BNB Chain
It’s been a rough year for cryptocurrency, and things are not looking any better after over half a billion dollars of cryptocurrency tokens were stolen from crypto giant Binance.