A Bug in Facebook Messenger for Windows Could’ve Helped Malware Gain Persistence – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers at Reason Labs, the threat research arm of security solutions provider Reason Cybersecurity, today disclosed details of a vulnerability they recently discovered in the Facebook Messenger application for Windows. The vulnerability, which resides in Messenger version 460.16, could allow attackers to leverage the app to potentially execute malicious Continue Reading

Pandemic pushes central bank digital currencies into top gear – Finance- Tempemail

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) as it has prompted millions of people to turn to cashless payments, central bank officials said on Thursday. Central banks have been examining how CBDCs could become a reality since Facebook’s efforts to launch its Libra cryptocurrency Continue Reading

Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software – Security – Software- Tempemail

Microsoft on Thursday said it would await federal regulation before selling facial recognition to police departments, making it the latest big firm to back away from the surveillance business following protests against police brutality. The announcement came a day after rival Amazon declared it was pausing police use of its “Rekognition” service Continue Reading

The Road Towards Confirmation- Tempemail

By Ian Jolliffe Learn about how StarlingX has shaped during the community’s journey towards confirmation. StarlingX is a newly confirmed top-level Open Infrastructure project supported by the OpenStack Foundation (OSF), and you may also know it as a fully integrated, continuously evolving open source cloud platform that supports virtual, containerized, Continue Reading

Think Animal Crossing is just a cutesy ‘capitalist dystopia’? Think again | Games

In our current era of global capitalism, we’ve come to accept you can’t get owt for nowt. Imagine my surprise, then, when on 6 May, a stranger from Leeds handed me four solid lumps of gold. Though I tried to offer money in return, the generous 20-year-old refused. Within minutes, Continue Reading

[email protected] Call for Speakers | Tempemail- Tempemail

Tempemail is hosting our first-ever virtual hacker conference, [email protected], taking place on Saturday, August 1st from 9:00am – 5:00pm PST.  [email protected] is a con for the community, by the community. We’re talking new tools, amazing exploits, hands-on labs, recon techniques, vulnerability chains, hacking methodologies, and more.  If you’re a hacker Continue Reading

[email protected] Call for Speakers | Tempemail- Tempemail

Tempemail is hosting our first-ever virtual hacker conference, [email protected], taking place on Saturday, August 1st from 9:00am – 5:00pm PST.  [email protected] is a con for the community, by the community. We’re talking new tools, amazing exploits, hands-on labs, recon techniques, vulnerability chains, hacking methodologies, and more.  If you’re a hacker Continue Reading

7 Must-Have South African Apps to Simplify Your Life | Tempemail

Sourced from The Verge and Shutterstock. Sometimes we’re told about a really great app, that, once downloaded, just takes up space on your phone. There are, however, some incredibly useful apps out there for South Africans, and usually by South Africans too. Below is a list of 7 really helpful Continue Reading

TikTok Set for Explosive Growth in South Africa, says Expert | Tempemail

Sourced from Cosmico South Africa’s largest annual study of social media trends has revealed that Facebook remains the social platform of choice for marketing – but TikTok is rising fast among both brands and consumers. According to the 2020 edition of the SA Social Media Landscape, released this week by Continue Reading