Baidu’s Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data – Tempemail

Two popular Android apps from Chinese tech giant Baidu have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they were caught collecting sensitive user details. The two apps in question—Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box—were found to collect device identifiers, such as the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) Continue Reading

Targeted ransomware: it’s not just about encrypting your data!- Tempemail

When we talk about ransomware, we need to draw a line between what it used to be and what it currently is. Why? Because nowadays ransomware is not just about encrypting data – it’s primarily about data exfiltration. After that, it’s about data encryption and leaving convincing proof that the Continue Reading

How social media, AI and data analysis are creating a more sustainable beauty industry and eco-conscious consumers- Tempemail

A week ago, I walked into Holland and Barrett and I realised that it was the first time I had actually purchased something from a physical store in months. Even before Covid happened I usually only shopped online, especially for sustainable products which are harder to find in supermarkets or Continue Reading

Attacks on industrial enterprises using RMS and TeamViewer: new data- Tempemail

 Download full report (PDF) Executive Summary In summer 2019, Kaspersky ICS CERT identified a new wave of phishing emails containing various malicious attachments. The emails target companies and organizations from different sectors of the economy that are associated with industrial production in one way or another. We reported these attacks Continue Reading

Teraco Begins Construction on Africa’s Largest Single-Site Data Centre – Tempemail

Teraco has revealed that construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load in Ekurhuleni, South Africa. The facility, known as JB4, is scheduled for completion in the beginning of 2022 and is expected to be the largest data centre in Africa. Continue Reading

Airtel, MTN and Stanbic Bank Fall Victim to Major Data Breach in Uganda – Tempemail

Sourced from IDG Connect Mobile money transaction company, Pegasus technologies has suffered a major data breach resulting in the loss of billions of Ugandan Shillings – according to PLM Daily. The breach is said to have impacted telcos, Airtel and MTN Uganda, as well as Stanbic Bank, Uganda’s largest bank. Continue Reading

Unpacking Intelligent Infrastructure in the Modern Data Centre – Tempemail

As the world’s largest IT companies realise the importance of ‘intelligent infrastructure’ in the modern data centre, the race is on between storage competitors to provide products and solutions that are actually truly intelligent, and not merely standard infrastructure.  So says Marcel Fouché, Networking and Storage General Manager at value-added Continue Reading

Data Protection in an Evolving Threat Landscape – Tempemail

Sourced from CSO. Information Technology (IT) has become simpler and more complex. This is best described with the cloud making it easier to consume while adding challenges of massive data growth, increased siloes and growing numbers of workloads. In addition, ransomware and malware attacks are a very valid concern. Data Continue Reading