Haunted by shame: victims of bank transfer scams tell of lasting trauma | Scams

Mary Higgins’s life changed the moment the phone rang one afternoon in November. The caller claimed to be from the Metropolitan police fraud department and told her that her bank cards had been compromised. In an elaborate scam, involving two days of phone calls from fake officials, the 78-year-old was Continue Reading

Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era | IPOs

Poppy Gustafsson runs a cutting-edge and gender-diverse cybersecurity firm on the brink of a £3bn stock market debut, but she is happy to reference pop culture classic the Terminator to help describe what Darktrace actually does. Launched in Cambridge eight years ago by an unlikely alliance of mathematicians, former spies Continue Reading

Ground zero for gaming memes: 10 excellent video game TikTok accounts | Games

ShelbyRenae – @shelbyrenaeytA Fortnite Twitch streamer and YouTuber, ShelbyRenae makes hilarious (and often very telling) TikToks focusing on her conversations with the strangers she plays with, mostly teenage boys who chuck out endless bizarre insults and gigantically inappropriate comments. Alisha – @alishakins_Mainly a Twitch streamer, Alisha makes brilliant little TikToks Continue Reading

Google location data: what does Australian court ruling mean and how can I turn off my tracking history? | Google

If you have ever used Google Maps on your phone without fiddling with the location settings, it goes without saying that the tech giant knows everywhere you’ve been. The really bad news is that even if you have previously tried to stop Google tracking your every movement, the company may Continue Reading

Severe Bugs Reported in EtherNet/IP Stack for Industrial Systems – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Thursday issued an advisory warning of multiple vulnerabilities in the OpENer EtherNet/IP stack that could expose industrial systems to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, data leaks, and remote code execution. All OpENer commits and versions prior to February 10, 2021, are affected, although there Continue Reading

EV battle heats up in Australia with plan to sell affordable Chinese import for $35,000 | Australia news

The race to bring an affordable electric car to Australia is about to kick into high gear with a Sydney-based company’s plan to import a new passenger car for less than $35,000. Among the cheapest zero-emissions vehicles now on the market in Australia is the Chinese-made MG ZS EV, which Continue Reading

US Sanctions Russia and Expels 10 Diplomats Over SolarWinds Cyberattack – Tempemail

The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday formally attributed the supply chain attack of IT infrastructure management company SolarWinds with “high confidence” to government operatives working for Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). “Russia’s pattern of malign behaviour around the world – whether in cyberspace, in election interference or in the aggressive Continue Reading