Mobile browser DuckDuckGo allows Microsoft trackers due to an agreement in their syndicated search content contract, a database of contact details for hundreds of Verizon employees was compromised after an employee was tricked into giving the attacker remote access to his corporate computer, and details of new research that shows that even when an iPhone running iOS 15 is turned off, it really isn’t turned off, and certain wireless features allow the phone to be located and possibly attacked.
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DuckDuckGo Caught Allowing Microsoft For Trackers Despite Strong Privacy Reputation
Hacker steals Verizon employee database after tricking employee into granting remote access
The search is launched, your phone can be attacked when it is “off”.
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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The Shared Security Show written by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2022/06/06/duckduckgo-browser-allows-microsoft-trackers-stolen-verizon-employee-database-attacking-powered-off-iphones/