MI5 Warns Of Spies Targeting British Officials Through Linkedin

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Following the news around MI5 warning 10,000 British officials had been targeted by spies through LinkedIn, experts commented below. Experts Comments April 21, 2021 Callum Roxan + Follow Me – UnFollow Me Head of Threat Intelligence F-Secure It is no surprise that attackers continue to use online platforms such as LinkedIn to socially engineer individuals. […]

Experts Comment on DCMS NEW Cybersecurity Report

Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport has today published figures that show almost half (49%) of UK consumers have bought at least one smart device since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Computer Weekly reports such products may appear to offer a vast range of benefits, yet many are highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. “Planned […]

Threat Actors Pivot to Find New Ways to Exploit Mobile Devices, Says Expert

Security researchers have uncovered a batch of Google Play apps that stole users’ text messages and made unauthorized purchases on users’ dime. The malware, which was hidden in eight apps that had more than 700,000 downloads, hijacked SMS message notifications and then made unauthorized purchases, McAfee mobile researchers Sang Ryol Ryu and Chanung Pak said Monday. McAfee is […]

Comment: New UK Cyber Laws To Protect Smart Devices Amid Pandemic Sales Surge

Makers of smart devices including phones, speakers, and doorbells will need to tell UK customers upfront how long a product will be guaranteed to receive vital security updates under groundbreaking plans to protect people from cyber attacks. More on the news here: Experts Comments April 21, 2021 Ilia Kolochenko + Follow Me – UnFollow Me Founder and […]

US 100-Day Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan

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The White House said on Tuesday that President Joe Biden‘s administration is beginning a 100-day plan to guard critical U.S. electric infrastructure against sophisticated cyber threats. Following the news, please see below comments from Edgard Capdevielle, CEO of Nozomi Networks: Experts Comments April 21, 2021 John Callahan + Follow Me – UnFollow Me CTO Veridium As U.S. […]