FBI, DHS Warn Of Possible Major Ransomware Attacks On Healthcare Systems – Tempemail

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Departments of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint alert Wednesday warning of an “imminent” increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks against hospitals and healthcare providers. “Malicious cyber actors are targeting the [Healthcare and Public Health] Sector with TrickBot 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

Global 5G Networks Reach Major Connectivity Milestone – Tempemail

101 mobile operators in 44 countries have launched one or more fully commercial 5G networks, according to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Of these commercial networks, GSA data records that there are now 94 operators live with 3GPP-compliant 5G mobile services (up from 63 at the end of March Continue Reading

Major Instagram App Bug Could’ve Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone – Tempemail

Ever wonder how hackers can hack your smartphone remotely? In a report shared with The Hacker News today, Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram’s Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image. Continue Reading

SMB Cybersecurity Catching Up to Enterprise… But the Human Element Still a Major Concern – Tempemail

Cyberattacks on small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are continuing at a relentless pace, with the vast majority of data breaches coming from outside the organization. Some believe hackers are aggressively targeting these smaller firms because they believe SMBs lack adequate resources and enterprise-grade security tools, making them easier prey than Continue Reading

Facebook removes major QAnon group along with hundreds of accounts posing as black Trump supporters- Tempemail

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Facebook has staged a major cull of fake accounts, taking down hundreds masquerading as black supporters of Donald Trump and supporters of the conspiracy theory movement QAnon – as well as Continue Reading

Twitter Blames Major Hack on Human Vulnerabilities – Tempemail

Sourced from Wired. Twitter has confirmed that on 15 July 2020 the company fell victim to a phone spear-phishing attack which saw hackers use employee credentials to gain access to 130 Twitter accounts, ultimately Tweeting from 45, accessing the DM inbox of 36 and downloading the Twitter Data of 7. The Continue Reading

No Major Changes Expected for Facebook’s Policies Amidst Worldwide Boycott | Tempemail

Sourced from BBC. Facebook and its family of apps have been embroiled in a far-reaching ad boycott of its platforms. The boycott, started by civil rights groups in the US, has been joined by hundreds of companies worldwide, including the likes of Unilever, Microsoft and Coca-Cola. The campaign, #StopHateforProfit, calls Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Next Major Windows 10 Update Includes its New Edge Browser | Tempemail

Sourced from Wikimedia Microsoft is planning to build its new Chromium-based Edge browser into Windows 10 later this year. The new browser has been available since January but has yet to be built into Windows 10 itself. This will change in an update later this year – update 20H2. Microsoft Continue Reading

Major Petrol Price Hike Could Cripple South Africa’s Economy says Expert | Tempemail

Sourced from the South African The major fuel price hike scheduled for tomorrow (3 June) is going to further hurt the economy and have a major impact on deeply indebted consumers. This is after the petrol price in the country slumped to a 21-year low as South Africa descended into Continue Reading