Iranian teenager who posted distorted pictures of herself is jailed for 10 years | Iran- Tempemail

An Iranian woman who posted heavily distorted images of herself online has been sentenced to 10 years in jail, her lawyer has said, a year after she was arrested over her social media activities. Sahar Tabar, 19, whose real name is Fatemeh Khishvand, came to prominence after posting images of Continue Reading

Mount Locker Ransomware Offering Double Extortion Scheme to Other Hackers – Tempemail

A relatively new ransomware strain behind a series of breaches on corporate networks has developed new capabilities that allow it to broaden the scope of its targeting and evade security software—as well as with ability for its affiliates to launch double extortion attacks. The MountLocker ransomware, which only began making Continue Reading

Video of dolphins returning to filthy Mumbai creek goes viral in India: ‘This could be a common sight’- Tempemail

A rare sight of dolphins splashing and playing close to shore in the seawaters of the Indian megacity Mumbai has stunned locals, with video of the incident being shared widely online.  The video clip recorded from the creek of Vashi on the outskirts of Mumbai shows three dolphins, one adult Continue Reading

Watch Out! Adrozek Malware Hijacking Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Yandex Browsers – Tempemail

Microsoft on Thursday took the wraps off an ongoing campaign impacting popular web browsers that stealthily injects malware-infested ads into search results to earn money via affiliate advertising. “Adrozek,” as it’s called by the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team, employs an “expansive, dynamic attacker infrastructure” consisting of 159 unique domains, Continue Reading

‘I’m pleased it is being used for people’s safety’: QR code inventor relishes its role in tackling Covid | Technology

The eureka moment that helped Masahiro Hara perfect the Quick Response, or QR code, sprang from a lunchtime game of Go more than a quarter of a century ago. He was playing the ancient game of strategy at work when the stones arranged on the board revealed the solution to Continue Reading

PayCentral and Mastercard Partner to Launch DigiCentral – Tempemail

PayCentral has partnered with Mastercard to launch DigiCentral, a secure online platform that provides small business owners with a simple way of paying out incentives, rewards, gifting, corporate expenses and even salaries to their employees through a prepaid virtual card. The virtual card replaces a physical plastic card and can Continue Reading

Governance Considerations for Democratizing Your Organization’s Data in 2021 – Tempemail

With the continuing rise of IoT devices, mobile networks, and digital channels, companies face a lot of pressure to generate meaningful and actionable insights from the wealth of data they capture. Gartner Research lists data democratization as one of the top strategic technology trends to watch out for. While empowering Continue Reading

I warned in 2018 YouTube was fueling far-right extremism. Here’s what the platform should be doing | YouTube

In the fall of 2018, I released a research report warning of a growing trend of far-right radicalization on YouTube. Specifically, I identified a loosely connected network of reactionary YouTubers, ranging from mainstream conservatives and libertarians all the way to overt white supremacists and neo-Nazis, who were all broadcasting their Continue Reading