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Privacy, Security

Latest Microsoft zero-day being actively exploited

September 9, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Security analysts are once again warning of another zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft products after reports emerged of active exploitation of CVE-2021-40444, a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the MSHTML component of Internet Explorer (IE) on Windows 10 and several […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Remote workers routinely bypassed security tools during pandemic

September 1, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

More than a quarter of security leaders in the UK say remote-working employees either circumvented or purposely turned off security tools and services, and a third admit compromising their organisation’s security to some degree in order to facilitate the practice, […]


Privacy, Security

ProtonVPN review: A highly secure service that’s best for non-Mac users

August 31, 2021

Via: Mashable

Whoa is what I kept thinking as I tried ProtonVPN, a Swiss-based VPN service that is dedicated to providing only privacy to all. When I first tried to use it on my Mac desktop, I began to be mysteriously logged […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google and Microsoft pledge major cybersecurity spend following White House meeting

August 26, 2021

Via: Techradar

Some of the world’s leading technology companies, including Google and Microsoft, have earmarked billions of dollars to help raise the cybersecurity stance of the industry as a whole following a meeting with US President Joe Biden. Earlier this week, the […]


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: Data privacy not in isolation, but on a spectrum

August 20, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

We all know data privacy does not exist in isolation. It is not a solitary indication of an enterprise’s morality and compliance, separated from the operations and lifeblood of the organisation. As an indication of this, we are beginning to […]


Privacy, Security

Does a VPN Protect You from Hackers?

August 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A virtual private network (VPN) is the perfect solution for a lot of issues you might experience online- accessing blocked sites, hiding your browsing activity, getting rid of internet throttling, finding better deals, and much more. But does a VPN […]


Privacy, Security

Security Think Tank: Building privacy-preserving apps and platforms

August 17, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Digital applications and platforms have become an essential feature for organisations, even more so since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions imposed on the public. Organisations are moving swiftly towards building next-generation digital platforms to fuel digital […]


Hacking, Security

Beware! New Android Malware Hacks Thousands of Facebook Accounts

August 9, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new Android trojan has been found to compromise Facebook accounts of over 10,000 users in at least 144 countries since March 2021 via fraudulent apps distributed through Google Play Store and other third-party app marketplaces. Dubbed “FlyTrap,” the previously […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Google, Amazon forced to patch DNS platforms after serious bug discovered

August 5, 2021

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a security issue that affected hosted DNS service providers and can be exploited to monitor incoming traffic and map the victim’s internal networks. At the recent Black Hat security conference, the security researchers Shir Tamari and […]


Privacy, Security

This venerable security vulnerability has exposed millions of routers to attack

August 4, 2021

Via: Techradar

A 12-year-old security vulnerability may be affecting routers built by “dozens of manufacturers”, exposing millions of users worldwide. According to researchers from security firm Tenable, the CVE-2021-20090 vulnerability made its way into modern routers due to the reusing of old […]