Interesting Current Threats – January 12

Spymail is a hidden trigger in an email you get sent that tracks email opens, clicks and potentially forwarding. Let’s be honest. This isn’t anything super new. It’s been around for years, and pretty much affects anyone who’s ever received an automated email. Alone, it’s not anything dangerous, and realistically it can be very helpful. Hint. Answer emails in a timely manner. Though recently it has been used to craft social engineering attacks. See here and here

Stealing fingerprints from photos has now been proved possible by hackers. See here

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