Experts Uncover Mobile Spyware Attacks Targeting Kurdish Ethnic Group – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday released new findings that reveal a year-long mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group to deploy two Android backdoors that masquerade as legitimate apps. Active since at least March 2020, the attacks leveraged as many as six dedicated Facebook profiles that claimed to provide news, Continue Reading

IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. Mobile statistics- Tempemail

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures In Q2 2021, according to data from Kaspersky Security Network: 14,465,672 malware, adware and riskware attacks were prevented. The largest share of all detected threats accrued to RiskTool programs Continue Reading

How to Access Mobile Carrier Authentication for Continuous, Zero Trust Security – Tempemail

Zero Trust is increasingly being adopted as the best strategy to maintain application security and prevent data breaches. To help achieve progress on Zero Trust, there is now a new, easy way to implement continuous user verification by connecting directly to the authentication systems used by mobile operators – without Continue Reading

I banned mobile phones in my school 7 years ago – Gavin Williamson is right to do this nationally- Tempemail

Gavin Williamson’s announcement calling for a ban on phones in the classroom has pitted him against many headteachers. Many claim that this policy is a red herring, and that the government should be focussing on catching up on the lost learning from lockdown instead.  As an ex-headteacher myself, I completely Continue Reading

IT threat evolution Q1 2021. Mobile statistics- Tempemail

The statistics presented here draw on detection verdicts returned by Kaspersky products as provided by users who consented to share statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in the first quarter we saw: 1,451,660 detected mobile installation packages, of which 25,314 packages were related to mobile banking Trojans, Continue Reading

Dear Gavin Williamson, teenagers use mobile phones. Get with the times | Schools- Tempemail

I heard you on the radio the other day, explaining why you thought the proposed European Super League was a bad idea. I must say I was surprised, as I thought your hands were full with the matter of this summer’s GCSE and A-level assessments. How’s that going? If my Continue Reading

Facebook Busts Palestinian Hackers’ Operation Spreading Mobile Spyware – Tempemail

Facebook on Wednesday said it took steps to dismantle malicious activities perpetrated by two state-sponsored hacking groups operating out of Palestine that abused its platform to distribute malware. The social media giant attributed the attacks to a network connected to the Preventive Security Service (PSS), the security apparatus of the Continue Reading

Mobile phone masts in rural England to be up to 20% taller in rules shakeup | Telecoms

Mobile phone masts up to 30 metres tall are to get the green light to be built in the English countryside, the government announced, a 20% increase on the current maximum. Under proposed changes to improve mobile connectivity and boost the rollout of 5G networks in rural communities, telecoms firms Continue Reading

Huawei ‘may have eavesdropped on Dutch mobile network’s calls’ | Huawei

The Chinese telecoms equipment supplier Huawei was able to monitor all calls made on one of the Netherlands’ largest mobile phone networks, according to a confidential report seen by the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. The report, made for KPN by the Capgemini consultancy firm in 2010, concluded that the Chinese Continue Reading