Ring agrees to pay $5.6 million after cameras were used to spy on customers

Amazon’s Ring has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company allowed employees and contractors to access customers’ private videos, and failed to implement security protections which enabled hackers to take control of customers’ accounts, cameras, Read More …

Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services on Tuesday, temporarily knocking out streaming platforms Netflix and Disney+, Robinhood, a wide range of apps and Amazon.com Inc’s e-commerce website as consumers shopped ahead of Christmas. “Many services have already recovered, however Read More …

Office 365 Phishing Campaign Uses Kaspersky’s Amazon SES Token

A surge in spearphishing emails designed to steal Office 365 credentials were rigged to look like they came from a Kaspersky email address. In spite of coming from sender addresses such as [email protected], nobody at Kaspersky sent the phishing emails, Read More …

Critical Flaws Found in Amazon FreeRTOS IoT Operating System

A security researcher has discovered several critical vulnerabilities in one of the most popular embedded real-time operating systems—called FreeRTOS—and its other variants, exposing a wide range of IoT devices and critical infrastructure systems to hackers What is FreeRTOS (Amazon, WHIS Read More …