Week in security with Tony Anscombe

How ‘shoulder surfers’ could hack into your Snapchat – Staying safe from gift card fraud – What is a buffer overflow vulnerability?

In this edition of Week in security, Tony looks at these topics:

  • ESET security specialist Jake Moore has demonstrated how somebody close by could use a technique called shoulder surfing to take control of your Snapchat and possibly other apps that use the same password reset method.
  • It’s the holiday season and gift cards may be on your agenda. However, gift cards are also a popular way for scammers to line their pockets – here’s what to watch out for.
  • What is a buffer overflow vulnerability, how does an attacks exploiting it occur, and how can these attacks be prevented?

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