Windows 10 background image tool can be abused to download malware

Windows 10 background image tool can be abused to download malware

Posted by AngelaWong, 04-07-2020

A binary in Windows 10 responsible for setting an image for the desktop and lock screen can help attackers download malware on a compromised system without raising the alarm. Known as living-off-th...

BMW customer database for sale on dark web

BMW customer database for sale on dark web

Posted by AngelaWong, 04-07-2020

h   A database of 384,319 BMW car owners in the U.K. is being offered for sale on an underground forum by the KelvinSecurity Team hacking group, according to KELA, a darkne...

Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

Posted by Angela Wong, 02-07-2020

The federal government is repurposing $1.35 billion of its planned defence spending over a decade to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia. The announcement follows Scott Morrison ...

Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

Posted by Angela Wong, 02-07-2020

The Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association representing security solutions providers, today announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Reco...

iOS 14 flags TikTok, 53 other apps spying on iPhone clipboards

iOS 14 flags TikTok, 53 other apps spying on iPhone clipboards

Posted by Angela Wong, 01-07-2020

n March, researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk revealed that Android and iOS apps – including the mind-bogglingly popular, China-owned, video-sharing/often in privacy hot water Ti...

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat

Posted by Angela Wong, 30-06-2020

NEW DELHI| BENGALURU: The government banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including top social media platforms such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat, to counter the threat posed by these applications to t...