Malware Peddlers Hit Office Users With Old But Reliable Exploit

Emails delivering RTF files equipped with an exploit that requires no user interaction (except for opening the booby-trapped file) are hitting European users’ inboxes, Microsoft researchers have warned. Theexploit takes advantage of a vulnerability in an older version of the Office Equation Editor, which was manually patched by Microsoft in November 2017.  An active malware campaign using emails in […]

New Extortion Scam Threatens To Ruin A Website’s Reputation

A new extortion scam campaign is underway that is targeting websites owners and stating that if they do not make a payment, the attacker will ruin their site’s reputation and get them blacklisted for spam. A new #extortion scam campaign is underway that is targeting websites owners and stating that if they do not make […]

China’s Shanghai University Which Exposed Over 8TB In Email Meta Data

Another story has run today about an unsecured cloud database. This time it was China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which exposed over 8TB in email meta data.   Shanghai Jiao Tong University' database leaked https://t.co/XMxZXJMsxz #info #news #tech — Gray Hats (@the_yellow_fall) June 11, 2019 Expert Comments:  Steve Armstrong, Regional Director EMEA at Bitglass:   […]

The Government Technology Innovation Strategy

Artificial

The government’s Technology Innovation Strategy policy paper  explains that joint with DCMS, Oliver Dowden CBE MP will be working to ensure the safe and effective use of digital identities across the UK economy. In relation to data and technology, the policy outlines that the government will work collaboratively with stakeholders to support the development of the digital identity market.  UK […]

US Border Agency Says Travellers’ Images Stolen By Hackers – Commentary

Hackers: How Much do they Really Make?

Reports have surfaced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have announced that photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack. Customs officials said in a statement yesterday that the images, which included photos of people’s license plates, had been compromised as part of an attack on a federal subcontractor. The agency maintains a […]

GDPR One Year On: What Have We Learned?

Giridhara Raam, Product Evangelist, ManageEngine explores the impact of GDPR one year on and discusses what lies ahead GDPR One Year On: What Have We Learned? Businesses are comprised of different departments and professionals, with data flowing across the organisation. When there’s a data breach, it’s usually the data protection officers (DPOs), CIOs, and CISOs who […]