There is no evidence that cybercriminals were also able to steal customer data Luxottica, the world’s leading eyewear producer, has allegedly fallen victim to a ransomware attack that affected its Italian and Chinese operations alike. The Italy-based eyewear giant – which boasts brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, and Persol in its portfolio as well as [...]
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The sting is said to be the US Government’s largest operation targeting crime in the internet’s seedy underbelly Law enforcement agencies from around the globe have swooped down on dozens of purveyors of illegal goods on the dark web. No fewer than 179 vendors of illicit goods have been handcuffed in an operation dubbed DisrupTor, [...]
NIST’s tool can help organizations improve the testing of their employees’ phish-spotting prowess Researchers at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have devised a new method that could be used to accurately assess why employees click on certain phishing emails. The tool, dubbed Phish Scale, uses real data to evaluate the complexity [...]
Attackers could have exploited the flaw to steal victims’ login credentials or install malware on their devices Mozilla has patched a security flaw that could allow cybercriminals to hijack all vulnerable Firefox for Android browsers running on devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. The vulnerability could be abused by black hats to force users [...]
When it comes to coercing people into parting with their money, cybercriminals seem to have an endless bag of tricks to choose from. There are some tricks, that they favor more than others, one of which is extortion. According to the FBI’s latest Internet Crime Report, US victims of extortion lost some US$107.5 million to these crimes last year. [...]
While wanting to return a found USB flash drive is commendable, you should avoid taking unnecessary risks, lest your device get infested and your data compromised. External data storage devices have been around almost as long as computers have existed. Magnetic tape and floppy disks, which were once the dominant media, are now mostly fond [...]
The cyber attack affects 14 inboxes belonging to the Department of Justice was confirmed by ESET researchers. ESET’s team of malware researchers in Montreal, in collaboration with journalist Hugo Joncas, helped shed light on a cyber attack that affected the Quebec Department of Justice. Indeed, on August 11 and 12, the Department of Justice suffered a cyber attack in which malicious actors used malicious software to infect 14 inboxes under the Department‘s [...]
However, change lay just around the corner. With wireless communication standards beginning to proliferate in the early 2000s, the missing element was the transformation and integration of personal communications and computing. From there, data-driven sports tech could go fully commercial. Integration – enter the era of smartphones In the year 2000, mobile phones began to [...]
Zoom now supports phone calls, text messages and authentication apps as forms of two-factor authentication Zoom is rolling out support for two-factor authentication (2FA) across its web, desktop, and mobile applications, allowing users to double down on the security of their accounts with an extra layer of protection. For context, 2FA systems require users to pass authentication [...]
Oregon’s largest city aims to be a trailblazer when it comes to facial recognition legislation . On Wednesday, The Portland City Council passed what could be considered one of the strictest facial recognition bans in the United States. The legislation bans both city government agencies and private businesses from using the technology on the city’s grounds. While bans on the public [...]