Archive Monthly Archives: January 2019

Google fined $57 million by France for lack of transparency and consent

The French data protection watchdog CNIL has issued its first fine of €50 million (around $57 million) under the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law that came into force in May last year writes Mohit Kumar of TheHackernews.Com. The fine has been levied on Google for “lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack […]

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Facebook Still Wants Your Private Data And They’re Prepared To Pay For It

If you are thinking that Facebook is sitting quietly after being forced to remove its Onavo VPN app from Apple’s App Store, then you are mistaken. It turns out that Facebook is paying teenagers around $20 a month to use its VPN app that aggressively monitors their smartphone and web activity and then sends it back […]

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I-Phone’s “FaceTime” Bug Lets Callers Hear and See You Without You Picking Up

If you own an Apple device, you should immediately turn OFF FaceTime app for a few days. A jaw-dropping unpatched privacy bug has been uncovered in Apple’s popular video and audio call app FaceTime that could let someone hear or see you before you even pick up their call, writes Swati Khandelwal of https://thehackernews.com The bug is going […]

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Millions of Vulnerable PCs Found Running Outdated Versions of Popular Software – Is Yours One Of Them?

It is 2019, and millions of computers still either have at least one outdated application installed or run outdated operating systems, making themselves vulnerable to online threats and known security vulnerabilities/exploits, writes Swati Khandenwal of thehackernews.com. Security vendor Avast has released its PC Trends Report 2019 revealing that millions of users are making themselves vulnerable to […]

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Hackers Using Zero-Width Spaces to Bypass MS Office 365 Protection

Swati Khandelwal wrote on The Hacker News that Security researchers have been warning about a simple technique that cybercriminals and email scammers are already being using in the wild to bypass security features of Microsoft Office 365, including Safe Links, which are originally designed to protect users from malware and phishing attacks. Safe Links has been included […]

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202 MILLION+ Chinese Job Seekers’ Details Exposed On The Internet

Wang Wei of The Hacker News writes that a cybersecurity researcher has discovered online a massive database containing records of more than 202 million Chinese citizens that remained accessible to anyone on the Internet without authentication until last week. The unprotected 854.8 gigabytes of the database was stored in an instance of MongoDB, a NoSQL high […]

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Ethereum Classic (ETC) Hit by “Double-Spend” Attack Worth $1.1M

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has suspended all transactions of Ethereum Classic (ETC)—the original unforked version of the Ethereum network—on their trading platforms, other products and services after detecting a potential attack on the cryptocurrency network that let someone spend the same digital coins twice, reported Swati Khandelwal of thehackernews.com Why is this attack concerning? The heist resulted in […]

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The Role of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Cybersecurity

The origins of artificial intelligence (AI) can be traced all the way back to World War 2, when a team of British cryptographers developed what came to be the world’s first computer, a machine that used mathematical reasoning to decrypt polymorphic codes transmitted by the Axis powers. Historians have estimated that this innovation shortened the […]

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Perth Glory and Domain Digital Kick Goals

BackgroundPerth Glory Football Club is an Australian professional soccer club based in Perth. It competes in the country’s premier competition, the A-League, under licence from Football Federation Australia. The organisation has 26 full time employees, 8 part time employees and a host of volunteer staff that help it deliver a wide range of community engagement […]

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Tips to Keep Your Western Australian Business Safe from Cyber Threats

It is important to protect your business against cyber security threats and make the most of the opportunities online, notes www.business.gov.au. The online world offers businesses the potential for reaching a broader customer base, use international suppliers and sometimes even save on admin or supply costs. However, the world of online business can bring the potential […]

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