New Android Malware Targeting US, Canadian Users with COVID-19 Lures – Tempemail

An “insidious” new SMS smishing malware has been found targeting Android mobile users in the U.S. and Canada as part of a new campaign that uses SMS text message lures related to COVID-19 regulations and vaccine information in an attempt to steal personal and financial data. Proofpoint’s messaging security subsidiary Continue Reading

Misinformation on 27-year-old Sydney man’s Covid-19 death spreads on social media | Coronavirus- Tempemail

Misinformation surrounding the death of 27-year-old Sydney man Aude ‘Ady’ Alaskar is circulating in Arabic Whatsapp groups, while conspiracy-filled Instagram and Facebook pages are trying to convince their followers the young man did not die of Covid-19. Authorities confirmed Alaskar was not vaccinated against Covid-19 and contracted the virus from Continue Reading

Conservative media offers mixed messages on COVID-19 vaccine Covid Missouri Democrats New York Los Angeles County- Tempemail

When Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk talks to patients about the COVID-19 vaccine, she tries to feel out where they get their information from. “Sometimes I feel like the education I have to provide depends on what news channel that they watch,” the doctor in Durham, North Carolina, said. The mixed Continue Reading

Biden says Covid-19 misinformation is ‘killing people’ – video | Technology- Tempemail

Joe Biden says social media platforms such as Facebook ‘are killing people’ for allowing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines to be posted. ‘Look, the only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated. And they’re killing people,’ the US president told reporters at the White House on Friday. Tempemail , Tempmail – Continue Reading

Dark Web Getting Loaded With Bogus Covid-19 Vaccines and Forged Cards – Tempemail

Bogus COVID-19 test results, fraudulent vaccination cards, and questionable vaccines are emerging a hot commodity on the dark web in what’s the latest in a long list of cybercrimes capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic. “A new and troubling phenomenon is that consumers are buying COVID-19 vaccines on the black market Continue Reading

COVID-19: Examining the threat landscape a year later- Tempemail

A year ago — everything changed. In an effort to stem the tide of a rapidly spreading pandemic, the world shut down. Shops were forced to shut their doors, and whole countries were placed on stringent lockdowns. Schools were closed around the world, with more than one billion children affected, Continue Reading

Twitter could Ban Users with COVID-19 Misinformation Strike System – Tempemail

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy Twitter will start labelling tweets that violate its COVID-19 guidance policy – this essentially includes content containing misinformation about the virus as well as vaccines. Since introducing its COVID-19 guidance, Twitter has removed more than 8,400 Tweets and challenged 11.5 million accounts worldwide.  The new Continue Reading

Ghana Set to Receive Free Covax COVID-19 Vaccines – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE Ghana is set to receive 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines from Covax. After a year of disruptions and more than 80,700 Ghanaians getting infected with the virus, the path to recovery for the people of Ghana is expected to finally begin. “We are pleased that Ghana has become Continue Reading

5 Security Lessons for Small Security Teams for the Post COVID19 Era – Tempemail

A full-time mass work from home (WFH) workforce was once considered an extreme risk scenario that few risk or security professionals even bothered to think about. Unfortunately, within a single day, businesses worldwide had to face such a reality. Their 3-year long digital transformation strategy was forced to become a Continue Reading

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Proven ‘Less Effective’ Against South African Virus – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE A lab study by Pfizer and BioNTech has shown that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven ‘less effective’ against the South African variant by producing “lower levels of neutralizing antibodies”. According to Bloomberg, the results are “part of tests of its vaccine against a lab-created virus that Continue Reading