The Myth of Turning Off Apple’s NameDrop Feature in iOS 17

Apple’s NameDrop feature in iOS 17 is currently making rounds across the United States, with police departments warning adults to disable the contact-sharing feature on their iPhones and their children’s devices. There’s also a widely shared TikTok video spreading misinformation about how the feature can allow strangers to steal personal information. The truth is, NameDrop … Read more

Postmeds Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Health Information of Millions of Patients

Over 2 million individuals in the United States will be notified that their personal and sensitive health data was compromised in a cyberattack on Postmeds, the parent company of online pharmacy startup Truepill. For many affected individuals, this serves as their first introduction to Postmeds and the revelation that their sensitive personal and health information … Read more

A Spy Agency Leaked People’s Data Online—Then the Data Was Stolen

The database contains a wide range of personal information, including names, professions, blood groups, parents’ names, phone numbers, call durations, vehicle registrations, passport details, and fingerprint photos. However, this isn’t just your typical database leak—these categories of information are all associated with a database held by an intelligence agency. Over the past few months, the … Read more

OpenAI’s Custom Chatbots Are Leaking Their Secrets

Creating your own AI chatbot no longer requires coding skills. OpenAI has made it possible for anyone to build and publish their custom versions of ChatGPT, also known as “GPTs”, since the beginning of November. Thousands of these custom GPTs have been created, each with its unique capabilities. For example, there’s a GPT dedicated to … Read more

Okta Breach: Every Customer Support User Affected

Okta, a leading identity management platform, recently disclosed a breach of its customer support system to its users. Initially, the company initially stated that approximately 1 percent of its 18,400 customers were impacted by the breach. However, Okta has now revealed that its investigation uncovered evidence indicating that all of its customers had their data … Read more

Google Addresses Seventh Zero-Day Flaw in Chrome—Take Action Now

Google’s Pixel devices recently received the November update, along with additional fixes. The November Android Security Bulletin has also begun to roll out to select Samsung Galaxy models. Microsoft Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday for November is noteworthy, with an update addressing 59 vulnerabilities, two of which are already exploited in real-life attacks. The first, tracked as … Read more