A malicious Android SMS application found on the Google Play Store has been found to stealthily harvest text messages with the goal of creating accounts on a wide range of platforms like Facebook, Google, and WhatsApp. The app, named Symoo (com.vanjan.sms), had over 100,000 downloads and functioned as a relay for transmitting messages [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
Source The Hacker News
The French data protection watchdog on Tuesday fined electricity provider Électricité de France €600,000 for violating the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. The Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL) said the electric utility breached European regulation by storing the passwords for over 25,800 accounts by hashing them using [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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Well, I'll be: We're currently on the cusp of 20-frickin'-23, somehow. And yet, moving info from your phone to your computer still creates a confoundingly complex conundrum for most of us mere mortals.To be fair, we've come a long way in the 14 years since Android's arrival on this humble [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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By the time she was 21, Sara Mothersil had attended college for three years — and changed her major three times. She didn’t know what she wanted to do, but did realize one thing: college wasn’t her path to a career.“I did not like college; it was just the thing [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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Seemingly since the beginning of time, CIOs have been working to change their IT organizations from “order takers” into “business partners.” They have established business relationship management functions, developed “we are the business” rallying cries, and built leadership development programs emphasizing influence, courage, and business acumen.These efforts have had a [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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As a service organization, Save the Children wants to know the impact of its programs.And the information it needs to gather to make that judgment differs from data typically collected by reporting software, says Sarah Angel-Johnson, the UK-based NGO’s CIO and vice president of business and technology solutions.Using traditional measures, [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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Global PC manufacturer Lenovo has upward of 70,000 employees worldwide, delivering round-the-clock IT services, and Arthur Hu, the company’s SVP and global CIO—and as of April 2022, also the Services & Solutions Group CTO—is in a constant state of getting the most out of related teams, management and himself to [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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The Australian government has passed a bill that markedly increases the penalty for companies suffering from serious or repeated data breaches. To that end, the maximum fines have been bumped up from the current AU$2.22 million to AU$50 million, 30% of an entity's adjusted turnover in the relevant period, or three [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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Researchers have disclosed details of three new security vulnerabilities affecting operational technology (OT) products from CODESYS and Festo that could lead to source code tampering and denial-of-service (DoS). The vulnerabilities, reported by Forescout Vedere Labs, are the latest in a long list of flaws collectively tracked under the name OT:ICEFALL. "These issues exemplify [...]
Wed, Nov 30, 2022
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making a foray into supply chain management with the release of a cloud application that integrates machine-learning to help large enterprises, which often use multiple ERP systems, get a unified view of suppliers, inventory, logistics and other supply-chain related components.The launch of the application, dubbed [...]
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
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The Windows 11 2022 Update has been released, but behind the scenes, Microsoft is constantly working to improve the newest version of Windows. The company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out — and even help shape — upcoming [...]
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
Source Computer World
Thanks to the Twitter CEO Elon Musk, Apple faces renewed criticism over its App Store fees and whether its insistence on content moderation somehow suppresses free speech. Neither is quite true.App Store fees: A negotiation in progress Let’s begin with App Store fees. At present, some developers must pay Apple 30% of [...]
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
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This three-part blog series explores the risks associated with CNC machines [...]
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
Source Trend Micro
INTERPOL recently conducted operation African Surge to take down malicious infrastructure across the African continent and requested the help of private enterprises. Trend Micro is proud to have been asked to participate, and provided global threat intelligence that was utilized in this operation. [...]
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
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This blog entry looks at the characteristics of a new WannaRen ransomware variant, which we named Life ransomware after its encryption extension. [...]
Wed, Nov 23, 2022
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