Hackers Using Website’s Contact Forms to Deliver IcedID Malware – Tempemail

Microsoft has warned organizations of a “unique” attack campaign that abuses contact forms published on websites to deliver malicious links to businesses via emails containing fake legal threats, in what’s yet another instance of adversaries abusing legitimate infrastructure to mount evasive campaigns that bypass security protections. “The emails instruct recipients Continue Reading

QR codes: how an old technology could help contact tracers keep the pandemic in check | Coronavirus

Businesses across Australia are being encouraged or required to keep logs of who has been in their establishment in case of a Covid-19 outbreak. Many choose to use paper and pen to keep records, but increasingly QR code posters are up so people can check in via their phones. What Continue Reading

Victoria contact tracers access Covidsafe data 99 times but no identified close contacts reported | World news

As Melbourne suburbs are locked down and the government tries to get a second spike in cases in Victoria under control, contact tracers in the state have more than tripled the number of downloads from the Covidsafe app. Last week it was reported that Victorian health officials had downloaded data Continue Reading

New COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Designed “For Nigeria by Nigerians” | Tempemail

Sourced from Washington Post. Rapid Trace, a new innovative contact tracing mobile app has been developed by Cadnetwork Enterprise, burgeoning Nigerian tech firm. The app is being touted as a key in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19. The Guardian writes that the app is designed “for Nigeria by Nigerians” and is Continue Reading

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and its Challenges with Data Privacy | Tempemail

Sourced from Forbes. Recent years have seen a marked shift in the way technology interacts with our data privacy. As people live and work in an increasingly digital world, they are also becoming more aware of the information they share and the value of their personal data. Some regulators have Continue Reading

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps: Managing the Pandemic While Maintaining Privacy | Tempemail

Image sourced from Oudtshoorn Courant The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge toll worldwide for both individuals and economies. As a precaution, many countries have implemented strict lockdown measures such as closing schools, restaurants and borders, while mask-wearing in public and social distancing have become a must. The enforcement of Continue Reading

Infobip Launches Conversations – a Connected Customer Experience for Contact Centres | Tempemail

Conversations, a new contact centre solution enabling businesses to integrate the world’s most popular communication channels, has been launched by Infobip.  Infobip is a global cloud communications company that enables businesses to build connected customer experiences across all stages of the customer journey at scale. Conversations is a scalable digital cloud contact centre solution Continue Reading

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps – Security – Software- Tempemail

European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact tracing apps to help contain further outbreaks. The latest apps have big advantages over earlier ones as they work on Apple’s iPhone, one of the most popular smartphones in Europe, and Continue Reading

Source Code Of Contact Tracing App Made Public In India- Tempemail

Read Article India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google’s (GOOGL.O) Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users. The bulk of India’s roughly 500 million smartphone users have Android devices and Continue Reading

Latvia to launch Google-Apple friendly coronavirus contact tracing app – Security- Tempemail

Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by US tech giants Apple and Alphabet’s Google to help trace coronavirus infections. Early success of tracing apps in countries like Singapore and Australia has been patchy because Apple’s iPhone does Continue Reading