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‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform

The company has seen a 535% rise in daily traffic in the past month, but security researchers say the app is a ‘privacy disaster’As coronavirus lockdowns have moved many in-person activities online, the use of video conferencing platform Zoom has quickly escalated. So, too, have concerns about its security.In the last month, there was a [...]

By |2020-04-02T10:23:55-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Coronavirus outbreak, Data and computer security, privacy, Technology, US news, zoom|Comments Off on ‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform

44M Digital Wallet Items Exposed in Key Ring Cloud Misconfig

Millions of IDs, charge cards, loyalty cards, gift cards, medical marijuana ID cards and personal information was left exposed to the open internet.

Emerging MakeFrame Skimmer from Magecart Sets Sights on SMBs

Attacks using a brand-new card-harvesting code is targeting small- to medium-sized businesses, claiming 19 sites so far.

By |2020-04-02T09:10:33-04:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Credit Card Theft, data theft, magecart, Magecart Group 7, makeframe, Malware, medium-sized businesses, new code, payment card skimmer, RiskIQ, small businesses, SMBs, Web Security|Comments Off on Emerging MakeFrame Skimmer from Magecart Sets Sights on SMBs

Why isn’t the government publishing more data about coronavirus deaths? | Jeni Tennison

Studying the past is futile in an unprecedented crisis. Science is the answer – and open-source information is paramount• Coronavirus – latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageWherever we look, there is a demand for data about Covid-19. We devour dashboards, graphs and visualisations. We want to know about the numbers of tests, cases and [...]

By |2020-04-02T01:00:41-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Coronavirus outbreak, Data and computer security, data protection, Infectious diseases, Politics, Technology, UK news, World news|Comments Off on Why isn’t the government publishing more data about coronavirus deaths? | Jeni Tennison

Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike

A spate of phishing attacks have promised financial relief due to the coronavirus pandemic - but in reality swiped victims' credentials, payment card data and more.

By |2020-04-01T15:48:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|$1200, coronavirus, COVID-19, cyberattack, financial assistance, government assistance, Healthcare, Malware, Phishing, phishing attack, phishing lures, Proofpoint, scam, Social Engineering, stimulus checks, Web Security, who|Comments Off on Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike