Zero Trust Requires Cloud Data Security with Integrated Continuous Endpoint Risk Assessment – Tempemail

Every once in a while, an industry term will get overused by marketing to the point of becoming a cliche. “Zero Trust” may have reached this threshold. In some ways, we understand why this is happening. Security perimeters have become obsolete as people use mobile devices and cloud applications to Continue Reading

Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop | Los Angeles- Tempemail

The Los Angeles police department (LAPD) has directed its officers to collect the social media information of every civilian they interview, including individuals who are not arrested or accused of a crime, according to records shared with the Guardian. Copies of the “field interview cards” that police complete when they Continue Reading

Study finds growing government use of sensitive data to ‘nudge’ behaviour | Data protection- Tempemail

A new form of “influence government”, which uses sensitive personal data to craft campaigns aimed at altering behaviour has been “supercharged” by the rise of big tech firms, researchers have warned. Tempemail and local governments have turned to targeted advertisements on search engines and social media platforms to try to Continue Reading

Real time tasks need real time data- Tempemail

By guest contributor Chris Mureen, COO, McObject Hard real-time systems are following the same trajectory as embedded and soft real-time systems: They’re more elaborate systems that are being required to do more with more data that’s more complex. Historically, real-time system developers have had to separate database management from hard Continue Reading

WhatsApp Photo Filter Bug Could Have Exposed Your Data to Remote Attackers – Tempemail

A now-patched high-severity security vulnerability in WhatApp’s image filter feature could have been abused to send a malicious image over the messaging app to read sensitive information from the app’s memory. Tracked as CVE-2020-1910 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw concerns an out-of-bounds read/write and stems from applying specific image filters Continue Reading

FTC Bans Stalkerware App SpyFone; Orders Company to Erase Secretly Stolen Data – Tempemail

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday banned a stalkerware app company called SpyFone from the surveillance business over concerns that it stealthily harvested and shared data on people’s physical movements, phone use, and online activities that were then used by stalkers and domestic abusers to monitor potential targets. “SpyFone Continue Reading

IT Giant Accenture Hit by LockBit Ransomware; Hackers Threaten to Leak Data – Tempemail

Global IT consultancy giant Accenture has become the latest company to be hit by the LockBit ransomware gang, according to a post made by the operators on their dark web portal, likely filling a void left in the wake of DarkSide and REvil shutdown. “These people are beyond privacy and Continue Reading

Magecart Hackers Hide Stolen Credit Card Data Into Images for Evasive Exfiltration – Tempemail

Cybercrime actors part of the Magecart group have latched on to a new technique of obfuscating the malware code within comment blocks and encoding stolen credit card data into images and other files hosted on the server, once again demonstrating how the attackers are continuously improving their infection chains to Continue Reading

Google Search Data Suggests Digital Transformation Is Still Hot- Tempemail

What’s the outlook for digital transformation in a post-pandemic world? Demand for transformation-related technology services was strong during the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, driven by rapid adoption of remote working and schooling, contactless payments, streaming services, gaming, among many other areas. “It was hard to imagine,” as The Continue Reading

Remote dating: How do the apps safeguard our data?- Tempemail

The pandemic and the restrictions that came with it have led to an increase in the popularity of dating apps. For example, the total number of swipes on Tinder increased by 11% last year, with the daily number of swipes surpassing the 3 billion mark for the first time as Continue Reading