SEACOM Appoints New Group Chief Digital Officer – Tempemail

SEACOM has announced that its current Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Claes Segelberg, has resigned. Segelberg has been with the ICT company almost since its inception in 2009.  Segelberg and his passionate team are credited with building up the organisation from a small new private linear east coast cable system into the Continue Reading

A Second Hacker Group May Have Also Breached SolarWinds, Microsoft Says – Tempemail

As the probe into the SolarWinds supply chain attack continues, new digital forensic evidence has brought to light that a separate threat actor may have been abusing the IT infrastructure provider’s Orion software to drop a similar persistent backdoor on target systems. “The investigation of the whole SolarWinds compromise led Continue Reading

Payment Card Skimmer Group Using Raccoon Info-Stealer to Siphon Off Data – Tempemail

A cybercrime group known for targeting e-commerce websites unleashed a “multi-stage malicious campaign” earlier this year designed with an intent to distribute information stealers and JavaScript-based payment skimmers. In a new report published today and shared with The Hacker News, Singapore-based cybersecurity firm Group-IB attributed the operation to the same Continue Reading

Hackers-For-Hire Group Develops New ‘PowerPepper’ In-Memory Malware – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed details of a previously undiscovered in-memory Windows backdoor developed by a hacker-for-hire operation that can execute remotely malicious code and steal sensitive information from its targets in Asia, Europe, and the US. Dubbed “PowerPepper” by Kaspersky researchers, the malware has been attributed to the DeathStalker Continue Reading

aYo Holdings Appoints New Group CEO – Tempemail

aYo Holdings has appointed Marius Botha as its new group chief executive officer (CEO). The African micro-insurance fintech business is a joint venture between telecommunication giant MTN and traditional insurer Momentum Metropolitan Holdings (MMH) – and it offers accidental hospital cover and life cover in Zambia, Uganda and Ghana with Continue Reading

Facebook removes hundreds of fake profiles tied to pro-Trump group | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook has removed hundreds of fake profiles it has linked to the conservative group Turning Point USA for carrying out organized attacks on the site, including attempts to influence public conversations by flooding news articles with pro-Trump comments and misinformation. The move was prompted by reporting last month in the Continue Reading

Chinese APT Group Targets Media, Finance, and Electronics Sectors – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday uncovered a new espionage campaign targeting media, construction, engineering, electronics, and finance sectors in Japan, Taiwan, the U.S., and China. Linking the attacks to Palmerworm (aka BlackTech) — likely a China-based advanced persistent threat (APT) — Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team said the first wave of activity associated with this campaign Continue Reading

BTS: The Chase star Anne Hegerty condemned by fans after describing group as ‘a little Korean boy band that’s not important’- Tempemail

On Twitter, Hegerty (who is known on The Chase as “The Governess”) described BTS as “a little Korean boy band that’s fundamentally not important”. She made the comments in response to a tweet from The Economist senoir editor Anne McElvoy, who had written “Please no” in response to news that Continue Reading

A New Hacking Group Hitting Russian Companies With Ransomware – Tempemail

As ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure continue to spike in recent months, cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new entrant that has been actively trying to conduct multistage attacks on large corporate networks of medical labs, banks, manufacturers, and software developers in Russia. The ransomware gang, codenamed “OldGremlin” and believed to be Continue Reading