Facebook recently fixed a critical flaw in the Facebook Messenger for Android messaging app by which one can listen to other users’ surroundings without their knowledge. As per official Play Store page, it is used by nearly 1 billion users.
Earlier last week, Verizon issued its first-ever Cyber-Espionage Report. The 2020 Cyber Espionage Report (CER) draws from seven years of Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) content and more than 14 years of the company’s Threat Research Advisory Center (VTRAC) Cyber-Espionage data breach response expertise. Verizon said that it published the CER to serve as a guide for cybersecurity professionals searching for […]
It’s that time of year again, all you CISOs and other security leaders: time to reflect on the year past and to promise yourself you’ll make next year so much better, both personally and professionally. Considering how most of 2020 played out, no one could blame you for thinking it can only get better. For […]
The effectiveness of MFA solutions continues to be a big debate, following the news of Microsoft urging users to abandon telephone-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions in favour of newer MFA technologies, it poses the question – what more can organisations be doing?
CEO Reacted On Europol Reveals That Criminals Are Using Ai For Malicious Purposes, And Not Just For Deep Fakes
Cybercriminals will use AI in multiple ways: as a weakness, since it can increase the potential attack surface, while other forms of AI, such as deep fakes, are being weaponised to attack. A new report from Europol warns that new screening technology will be needed to mitigate the risk of disinformation campaigns and extortion, as […]
A popular Christian faith app has unwittingly exposed the personal data of up to 10 million users dating back several years, after misconfiguring its cloud infrastructure, researchers have warned. Santa Monica-headquartered Pray.com claims to be the “#1 App for daily prayer and biblical audio content” and has been downloaded over a million times from the […]
A cyberattack has hit Manchester United’s systems, but it is not yet clear if there is any breach of personal data for fans or customers. The club has acknowledged the attack but added that forensic tracing is being carried out in an attempt to establish further details about the attack.
Members of Parliament (MPs) have been targeted by 22,321,459 malicious email attacks over the last 8 months, from 1st January to 31st August – averaging out at roughly 2,790,182 attacks per month. The attacks, which were all successfully blocked, include emails suspected of being phishing, spam and malware. The data was obtained via a Freedom […]
11 smart doorbells purchased from online marketplaces have failed Which? security tests, in the latest example of smart products that could pose a risk to you and your home. These doorbells were found on eBay and Amazon, many of which had scores of 5-star reviews, were recommended as ‘Amazon’s Choice’, or on the bestseller list. […]