Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Thursday,   August 6th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Firefox evil cursor bug fixed

The bug is a classic "evil cursor" attack and works because modern browsers allow site owners to modify how the mouse cursor looks while users are navigating their websites. Evil cursor attacks are typically weaponized by operators of tech support scam websites, who use this particular trick to keep users trapped on their sites -- as victims can't close tabs and popups due to the cursor visibility-click discrepancy. Learn more >

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