How to Access Mobile Carrier Authentication for Continuous, Zero Trust Security – Tempemail

Zero Trust is increasingly being adopted as the best strategy to maintain application security and prevent data breaches. To help achieve progress on Zero Trust, there is now a new, easy way to implement continuous user verification by connecting directly to the authentication systems used by mobile operators – without Continue Reading

Critical RCE Flaw in ForgeRock Access Manager Under Active Attack – Tempemail

Cybersecurity agencies in Australia and the U.S. are warning of an actively exploited vulnerability impacting ForgeRock’s OpenAM access management solution that could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on an affected system remotely. “The [Australian Cyber Security Centre] has observed actors exploiting this vulnerability to compromise multiple hosts and deploy Continue Reading

7-Year-Old Polkit Flaw Lets Unprivileged Linux Users Gain Root Access – Tempemail

A seven-year-old privilege escalation vulnerability discovered in the polkit system service could be exploited by a malicious unprivileged local attacker to bypass authorization and escalate permissions to the root user. Tracked as CVE-2021-3560 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw affects polkit versions between 0.113 and 0.118 and was discovered by GitHub Continue Reading

The Programmable Company: Identity and Access Management, a Pentalog Standard- Tempemail

Identity and access management is one of the most complex features that many of us take for granted. As a result, organizations might not just neglect some of the associated risks, but also overlook many of the digital opportunities in our highly connected world. This article will help explain why Continue Reading

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps – Tempemail

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move users’ iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data vulnerable to state surveillance. Now, according to a deep-dive Continue Reading

Government agencies could access personal data without consent under new bill | Australian politics

Australians’ personal information could be accessed by government agencies and researchers without their consent under proposed data-sharing legislation that critics say could pave the way for more robodebt-style tactics. In a speech at an Australian Financial Review conference this week, the former government services minister Stuart Robert said it wasn’t Continue Reading

Tech giants are happy to do Modi’s bidding in return for access to the Indian market | Facebook

For decades, India was a poster child for democratic development: a poor, sprawling, ethnically diverse country that nevertheless had regular elections and peaceful transfers of power – the hallmarks of a functioning democracy – albeit with the flaws inherent in such a system, including a single dominant party – the Continue Reading

Google limits which apps can access the list of installed apps on your device – Tempemail

Apps on Android have been able to infer the presence of specific apps, or even collect the full list of installed apps on the device. What’s more, an app can also set to be notified when a new app is installed. Apart from all the usual concerns about misuse of Continue Reading

UK may force Facebook services to allow backdoor police access | Facebook

Ministers are considering forcing Facebook to implement a backdoor to allow security agencies and police to read the contents of messages sent across its Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram chat services. Industry sources say they understand that the Home Office is threatening to use a special legal power called a technical Continue Reading

New Zoom Screen-Sharing Bug Lets Other Users Access Restricted Apps – Tempemail

A newly discovered glitch in Zoom’s screen sharing feature can accidentally leak sensitive information to other attendees in a call, according to the latest findings. Tracked as CVE-2021-28133, the unpatched security vulnerability makes it possible to reveal contents of applications that are not shared, but only briefly, thereby making it Continue Reading