Afternoon Dessert - 2022-08-14

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Over 9,000 VNC servers exposed online without a password
Researchers have discovered at least 9,000 exposed VNC (virtual network computing) endpoints that can be accessed and used without authentication, allowing threat actors easy access to internal networks. [...]
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Google fined $60 million over Android location data collection
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that Google was fined $60 million for misleading Australian Android users regarding the collection and use of their location data for almost two years, between January 2017 and December 2018. [...]
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SOVA malware adds ransomware feature to encrypt Android devices
The SOVA Android banking trojan continues to evolve with new features, code improvements, and the addition of a new ransomware feature that encrypts files on mobile devices. [...]
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