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

5 Cybersecurity Threats to the COVID-19 Vaccine – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE Cybercrimes have increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with hackers becoming heavily resourced, especially now with nations across the world in the implementation stages of rolling out vaccines. Hackers have found sophisticated ways to target the organisations that have valuable data such as vaccine Continue Reading

Instagram removes anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr for false Covid-19 claims | Instagram

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter The prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr has been booted from Instagram for repeatedly sharing false claims about Covid-19 and the safety of vaccines. Facebook confirmed on Wednesday that it had removed the profile of Kennedy Jr, a vaccine skeptic who chairs Continue Reading

AstraZeneca Vaccine Only ‘Minimally Effective’ Against South African COVID-19 Variant, says Researchers – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has proven ‘minimally effective’ against the South African variant, according to the Wits Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics (VIDA) research unit. So far, South Africa has received one million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. In an official report, researchers from South Africa Continue Reading

Partygoers fined for flouting COVID-19 rules on Thai island Thai Bangkok island Fines Bar- Tempemail

More than a hundred participants in a party in a bar on a popular Thai island including 89 foreigners received suspended jail terms and fines Thursday for breaking national coronavirus restrictions. Police arrested the 109 partygoers in a raid Tuesday night on the Three Sixty Bar on Koh Phangan in Continue Reading