24 Nov 2020

TikTok Awards Nearly $4,000 for Account Takeover Vulnerabilities

TikTok has awarded a researcher $4,000 for uncovering and reporting vulnerabilities that could have been exploited to perform account takeover. The bugs were found by Muhammed Taskiran, a German cybersecurity researcher. Taskiran reported the flaws in August, and they have since been patched by the social media platform. Taskiran states

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05 Oct 2020

Critical Grindr Account Takeover Bug Rings Alarm Bells

Security researchers have uncovered a critical account takeover bug in the dating app Grindr, which is designed for gay men. The app stores highly sensitive information such as messages with other users, sexual orientation, HIV status, and photos. The app boasts 27 million users around the globe. The newly disclosed

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03 May 2019

Microsoft Office 365 Accounts Under Attack — What You Need To Know

A new study by Barracuda Networks highlights the “startling rise” of account takeover (ATO) attacks targeting Microsoft Office 365 accounts. In March of this year, 29% of companies had Microsoft 365 accounts compromised, allowing attackers to send over 1.5 million spam messages from such accounts. Threat actors are using different

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