[Weekly Security News] Behind the Scenes of Mobile Security: Stories of Breaches, Hacks, and Privacy Intrusions

[Weekly Security News] Behind the Scenes of Mobile Security: Stories of Breaches, Hacks, and Privacy Intrusions

[March 09, 2023]

1. Chick-fil-A app users subjected to months-long data breach

Chick-fil-A announced a data breach impacting some of its customers. Payment card information may have been compromised at some restaurants between April and October 2022. The company is working with law enforcement and cybersecurity experts to investigate the incident and has provided guidance on steps customers can take to protect themselves.

Source : MySA

2. Transparent Tribe Hackers Distribute CapraRAT via Trojanized Messaging Apps

In a recent attack campaign, A suspected Pakistan-aligned advanced persistent threat (APT) group known as Transparent Tribe hacking group distributed the Android CapraRAT(remote access trojans) backdoor via trojanized secure messaging and calling apps branded as MeetsApp and MeetUp. The group targeted individuals in the Middle East and Central Asia.

Source : The Hacker News

3. Microsoft discovers Shein app accessing clipboard on Android devices

Microsoft found that the Shein shopping app for Android was accessing users’ clipboard data without consent. App has been updated to remove the feature. Shein stated no intention of using it again. This incident emphasizes the need to ensure user data privacy and transparency in data collection.

Source : SC Media

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