InfoSec News Nuggets 10/24/2022

A hacker who stole and sold Ed Sheeran songs for crypto gets prison time Adrian Kwiatkowski, a hacker from Ipswich in England who stole two unreleased songs by Ed Sheeran, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison, according to the BBC. Kwiatkowski sold Sheeran's tracks, along with 12 other songs by American rapper Lil Uzi Vert, for cryptocurrency worth £131,000 (US$148,000) on the dark web. UK prosecutors said Kwiatkowski got his hands on the…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 04/04/2022

“A little gift for you” SMS spam appears to come from your own phone number If you’ve received a spam SMS message sent from your own phone number, don’t panic. No, you weren’t hacked. And you’re not the only one who has received such a message, which looks a bit like this: Free Msg: Your bill is paid for March. Thanks, here’s a little gift for you: {redacted link}. But why do they make it…
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