Janet Jackson May Crash Laptops, Credential Phishing Attacks Soar, Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track You

Janet Jackson’s ‘Rhythm Nation’ has been recognized as an exploit for a vulnerability after Microsoft reported it could crash the hard drives of some older laptops, phishing attacks that compromise credentials using the Brand spoofing is on the rise, and details about a new privacy-focused phone carrier system that doesn’t track your location or web browsing activity.

**Links mentioned on the show**

Microsoft: A bug in Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” could crash a laptop
https://therecord.media/microsoft-bug-in-janet-jacksons-rhythm-nation-could-crash-a-laptop/
https://www.theregister.com/2022/08/18/janet_jackson_video_crashes_laptops/

Skyrocketing credential phishing attacks, 265 brands spoofed in H1 2022
https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2022/08/15/landscape-email-threat/

A phone carrier that doesn’t track your browsing or location
https://www.wired.com/story/pretty-good-phone-privacy-android/
https://invisv.com/articles/pretty-good-phone-privacy.html

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*** This is a syndicated Security Bloggers Network blog from The Shared Security Show written by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2022/08/29/janet-jackson-can-crash-laptops-credential-phishing-attacks-skyrocket-a-phone-carrier-that-doesnt- track-tu/

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