Extortion Gang Breaches Cybersecurity Firm Qualys Using Accellion Exploit – Tempemail

Enterprise cloud security firm Qualys has become the latest victim to join a long list of entities to have suffered a data breach after zero-day vulnerabilities in its Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) server were exploited to steal sensitive business documents. As proof of access to the data, the cybercriminals Continue Reading

SolarWinds Hackers Also Breached Malwarebytes Cybersecurity Firm – Tempemail

Malwarebytes on Tuesday said it was breached by the same group who broke into SolarWinds to access some of its internal emails, making it the fourth major cybersecurity vendor to be targeted after FireEye, Microsoft, and CrowdStrike. The company said its intrusion was not the result of a SolarWinds compromise, Continue Reading

Parler website partially returns with support from Russian-owned technology firm | Social media- Tempemail

Parler, the social network popular with Donald Trump supporters, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology company. The network vanished from the internet after it was dropped by Amazon’s hosting arm and other partners over a lack of moderation after its users called for violence and Continue Reading

Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm | Bill Gates

Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. Cascade Investment, the fund that manages much of Gates’s $134bn personal fortune, announced on Friday it had teamed up Continue Reading

US cybersecurity firm FireEye says it was hacked by foreign government | Technology

FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the US, said on Tuesday that foreign government hackers with “world-class capabilities” broke into its network and stole tools it uses to test the defenses of its thousands of customers, who include federal, state and local governments and major global corporations. The Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Got Hacked; Red-Team Pentest Tools Stolen – Tempemail

FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity firms in the world, said on Tuesday it became a victim of a state-sponsored attack by a “highly sophisticated threat actor” that stole its arsenal of Red Team penetration testing tools it uses to test the defenses of its customers. The company said it’s Continue Reading

How an Australian cybersecurity firm helped decipher Zhenhua Data leak | World news

When a group of international media organisations this week revealed details of a Chinese tech company’s vast database profiling millions of people around the globe, it was in no small part due to a small Australian cybersecurity firm established only last year. The Canberra-based firm, Internet 2.0, was co-founded by Continue Reading

Games firm Rocksteady accused of inaction over staff harassment | World news

More than half of the women employed at the London-based video game developer Rocksteady two years ago signed a letter to bosses accusing the studio of failing to prevent sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in the office, the Guardian can reveal. The letter, dated November 2018 and signed by 10 Continue Reading

Government paid Vote Leave AI firm to analyse UK citizens’ tweets | Technology- Tempemail

Privacy campaigners have expressed alarm after the government revealed it had hired an artificial intelligence firm to collect and analyse the tweets of UK citizens as part of a coronavirus-related contract. Faculty, which was hired by Dominic Cummings to work for the Vote Leave campaign and counts two current and Continue Reading

Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions | Technology

Apple has imported clothes – probably uniforms for staff in stores – from a company facing US sanctions over forced labour at a subsidiary firm in China’s western Xinjiang region, shipping records show. The details come a week after Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, told the US Congress he would Continue Reading