February 16, 2021

Founded by seasoned compliance veterans, DigiPli is transforming Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) protocols for FinTechs and other financial services firms. DigiPli announces the official launch of its holistic Onboarding-as-a-S…

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Experts at Shielder disclosed a flaw in the Telegram app that could have exposed users’ secret messages, photos, and videos to remote attackers. Researchers at cyber security firm Shielder discovered a critical flaw affecting iOS, Android, and macOS versions of the instant messaging app Telegram. The experts discovered that sending a sticker to a Telegram user could […]

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By Matthew Wainwright, CISO of Middletown Rhode Island (Guest Contributor) Carried out in the shadows with ones and zeros, there’s a new age of attack against public authorities and critical public services up and down the United States. Municipalities…

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Most people would categorically agree that increased privacy online is a good thing. But in practice, questions of privacy online are a bit more complex. In recent months, you’ve likely heard about DNS over HTTPS, also known as DNS 2.0 and DoH, which is a method that uses the HTTPS protocol to encrypt DNS requests, […]

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Digital and mental health

Balancing Digital: Helping Your Family Manage Ongoing Stress Editor’s Note: This is part I in a series on helping families protect their mental and digital health in times of chronic stress. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or treatment. The data continues to confirm that living with the stress […]

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What is your organization’s readiness for the emerging eXtended Detection Response (XDR) technology? McAfee just released the first iteration of this technology, MVISION XDR. As XDR capabilities become available, organizations need to think through how to embrace the new security operations technology destined to empower detection and response capabilities. XDR is a journey for people and organizations.  The cool thing about […]

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Researchers from threat intelligence Cyble have discovered threat actors abusing the Ngrok platform in a fresh phishing campaign. Researchers at the threat intelligence firm Cyble discovered a new wave of phishing attacks targeting multiple organizations that are abusing the ngrok platform, a secure and introspectable tunnel to the localhost. ngrok is a cross-platform application used to […]

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Canada is partnering with Huawei on a long-term project leaving some critics stunned, Netflix is is eyeing Toronto and Vancouver for its new outpost, and Reddit has become the unofficial unemployment hotline.
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Interesting story about a barcode scanner app that has been pushing malware on to Android phones. The app is called Barcode Scanner. It’s been around since 2017 and is owned by the Ukrainian company Lavabird Ldt. But a December 2020 update included some new features:

However, a rash of malicious activity was recently traced back to the app. Users began noticing something weird going on with their phones: their default browsers kept getting hijacked and redirected to random advertisements, seemingly out of nowhere.

Generally, when this sort of thing happens it’s because the app was recently sold. That’s not the case here…

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Organisations that implement ISO 27001 must write a secure development policy. The requirements for doing this are outlined in Annex A.14 of the Standard: System acquisition, development and maintenance. In this blog, we explain how you can use ISO 27001’s guidelines to create your policy, and take a look at some of the controls you should implement. What is a secure development policy? A secure development policy is a set of rules that help organisations mitigate the risk of security vulnerabilities in development environments – i.e. the workspaces where organisations make changes to software and web applications without affecting the

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Graham Cluley Security News is sponsored this week by the folks at Recorded Future. Thanks to the great team there for their support! Recorded Future provides deep, detailed insight into emerging threats by automatically collecting, analyzing, and orga…

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Multiple vulnerabilities in the popular file-sharing app SHAREit have yet, to be addressed, experts from Trend Micro warned. SHAREit is a popular file-sharing Android app with more than one billion downloads, experts from Trend Micro discovered multiple unpatched vulnerabilities in its code. The vulnerabilities impact the Android version of SHAREit, a mobile app that allows users […]

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Experts discovered a new Bluetooth overlay skimmer that interferes with the ability of the terminal to read chip-based cards, forcing the use of the stripe. The popular investigator Brian Krebs reported the discovery of a new Bluetooth overlay skimmer that interfered with the terminal’s ability to read chip-based cards, forcing the use of the magnetic […]

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Are you contemplating a career in cyber security? If you approach the challenge with patience and plan your career path ahead of time, you’ll greatly increase the chances of success. There’s been no better time to enter this exciting, growing field. With each passing day, and frequent news headlines about this or that company getting […]

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