Data61 touts new way to automatically spot phishing attempts – Security- Tempemail

CSIRO’s digital arm Data61 has come up with a new way to automatically identify phishing attempts with a claimed higher success rate compared to current techniques. Data61 teamed up with UNSW and the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) to develop novel algorithmic techniques that use file compression to spot Continue Reading

MTN Ghana Continues to Fight Against Regulator’s Attempts to Restrict Operations | Tempemail

Sourced from The Techie Guy MTN Ghana has initiated a new move in seeking a judicial review of Ghana’s Tempemail Communications Authority (NCA)’s decision to declare the telecom a Significant Market Power (SMP) in the country. MTN says that this declaration could mean significant regulatory restrictions being placed upon it Continue Reading

Scam Attempts on Gumtree Have Surged During South Africa’s Lockdown | Tempemail

British classifieds platform popular with South Africans, Gumtree has seen an increase in scams during the country’s lockdown with criminals and fraudsters benefiting from scamming people over a distance. Estelle Nagel of Gumtree says that “The pandemic has seen more South Africans sell their items in an attempt to raise Continue Reading

Verizon attempts to capitalize on brand recognition with Yahoo Mobile phone service

What just happened? Yahoo parent company Verizon Media on Wednesday announced a new wireless service that looks to capitalize on consumers’ familiarity with the Internet pioneer. Yahoo Mobile, powered by Verizon’s nationwide network, affords unlimited talk, text and data, unlimited mobile hotspots in which you can connect a single device Continue Reading

HP adopts poison pill after Xerox’s buyout attempts – Hardware- Tempemail

HP Inc said on Thursday it would implement a poison pill plan, a move that comes after Xerox Holdings Corp pushed ahead with its efforts to acquire the PC maker. Xerox recently raised its offer earlier this month by US$2 to US$24 per share, following several rejections of its previous Continue Reading

1-in-3 computers dealing with biometric data face hacking attempts: Report- Tempemail

One in three computers (37 per cent) engaged in collecting biometric data globally faced hacking attempts in the third quarter of this year, a new report said. The devices — servers and workstations — use to collect, process and store biometric data (such as fingerprints, hand geometry, face, voice and Continue Reading

Netflix Attempts to Quell Backlash Over Variable Playback Speed Test Tempemail

Temp mail Members of the movie industry reacted with dismay earlier this week when it emerged that Netflix is trialing a feature that lets you watch content at faster and slower speeds. Currently undergoing testing with select Android users, the playback feature lets you watch movies and TV shows at 1.25x Continue Reading