Announcing Hack the Army 3.0 Results: A Conversation with Defense Digital Service, U.S. Army, and Hack the Army 3.0’s Top Hacker- Tempemail

Five years after the Defense Digital Service (DDS) launched the first-ever U.S. federal government bug bounty Challenge, we’re pleased to announce the results of Hack the Army 3.0, the third Challenge between DDS and the U.S. Army, and the 11th overall DDS bug bounty Challenge in partnership with Tempemail. Hack Continue Reading

Understanding the 2020 MITRE ATT&CK Results – Tempemail

The release of MITRE Engenuity’s Carbanak+Fin7 ATT&CK evaluations every year is a benchmark for the cybersecurity industry. The organization’s tests measure how well security vendors can detect and respond to threats and offers an independent metric for customers and security leaders to understand how well vendors perform on a variety Continue Reading

Thousands of UK Amazon workers given false Covid test results | Coronavirus

Thousands of Amazon workers were given the wrong Coronavirus test results after a mistake meant they were given inaccurate information by test and trace. The Guardian understands that 3,853 staff members at the online retailer received an erroneous result. Officials said they had tested negatively but received notifications to say Continue Reading

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions – Tempemail

New details have emerged about a vast network of rogue extensions for Chrome and Edge browsers that were found to hijack clicks to links in search results pages to arbitrary URLs, including phishing sites and ads. Collectively called “CacheFlow” by Avast, the 28 extensions in question — including Video Downloader Continue Reading

Google refuses to answer questions about removing Australian news sites from search results | Australian media

Google has refused to answer questions on its secret trial of removing news sites from search results in Australia, with the treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, saying the company should focus on paying for news, not blocking it. Google blindsided news consumers and media outlets this week with a trial that removed Continue Reading

Google admits to running ‘experiments’ which remove some media sites from its search results | Google

Google has been hiding some Australian news sites from search results, in a move media outlets say is as a show of “extraordinary power” as the tech company bargains with the Australian government over financial payment for content. The Australian government is attempting to impose a new code on Google Continue Reading

Morrison government’s updated Covidsafe app unlikely to improve results, experts say | Coronavirus

Technology experts have criticised the federal government for not using Apple and Google’s contact-tracing system in an overhaul of the Covidsafe app it announced on Monday, with one cryptographer saying they would be “astounded” if the upgrade performs as well as the framework being used in other countries. Experts have Continue Reading

Did social media actually counter election misinformation? Social Media Twitter Google results Donald Trump- Tempemail

Ahead of the election, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube promised to clamp down on election misinformation, including unsubstantiated charges of fraud and premature declarations of victory by candidates. And they mostly did just that — though not without a few hiccups. But overall their measures still didn’t really address the problems Continue Reading

Covid: how Excel may have caused loss of 16,000 test results in England | Health policy

A million-row limit on Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet software may have led to Public Health England misplacing nearly 16,000 Covid test results, it is understood. The data error, which led to 15,841 positive tests being left off the official daily figures, means than 50,000 potentially infectious people may have been missed Continue Reading