Wednesday, December 2, 2020
DoJ takes on Russian military malware team (Image Credit: Alexander Semenov)

DoJ takes on Russian military malware team

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Six members of a Russian military malware and cybercrime group have been indicted by the US Department of Justice. The indictment stops short of calling them a cyber warfare group but...
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US Treasury threatens sanctions for Ransomware payments

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The US Treasury has warned that ransomware payments to cybercriminals may violate sanctions. It is one of two warnings that the US issued late last week. The second came from the Financial...
Police Scotland National Centre of Excellence targets cybercrime (Image Credit: Elchinator from Pixabay)

Police Scotland National Centre of Excellence targets cybercrime

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Police Scotland has announced plans to establish a National Centre of Excellence to deal with cybercrime. The move comes as part of its Cyber Strategy 2020. The National Centre of Excellence...
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Home office under fire for 120% surge in data loss incidents

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The UK Home Office recorded a 120% surge in data loss incidents over the two most recent financial years. There were 1,895 individual incidents in 2018-19, rising to 4,204 incidents in...
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Unit4 takes £30 million contract from SAP

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Surrey County Council has awarded Unit4 a £30 million contract for the replacement of its SAP ERP system. Unit4 competed against four other vendors for the replacement, and the assumption is...
46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised (Image Credit: US DoD)

46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised

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The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) has written to 46,000 veterans. It is warning them that their names and social security numbers have been stolen through...
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Healthcare firms get funds to improve cybersecurity

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Healthcare companies in the UK can now access government funds to improve the cybersecurity of their products. Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced that £500,000 in funding has been made...
City of Portland, Oregon, prohibits facial recognition (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

City of Portland, Oregon, prohibits facial recognition

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The City of Portland, Oregon, USA, has become the first US city to prohibit the use of facial recognition technology. The ban was passed by the City Council on September 9th...
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Which countries are Digital Risers?

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Digital Risers are economies that have increased their digital competitiveness. They are countries where the ecosystem and mindset encourage and promote a digital revolution. Over the last three years, the European...
The White House issues cybersecurity principles for space (Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona)

The White House issues cybersecurity principles for space

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The White House has published its Cybersecurity Principles for Space Systems. The short document sets out the US position when it comes to protecting any systems that are located in space. It...

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Abintegro joins The Access Group People division

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The Access Group is to acquire Abintegro Limited. Headquartered in London, Abintegro provides customers with an easy to use career solution that helps improve...
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Salesforce hits triple of Slack, Results and Dreamforce

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While the big announcement was its acquisition of Slack, Salesforce also issued yet another strong set of results for Q3 2020. Later today Marc...
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Salesforce takes up Slack for $27.7 billion

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Salesforce finally confirmed the rumours as it announced that it had reached an agreement to buy Slack for a total value of $27.7 billion....
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Finmail Mailbox for sending digital currency by email

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Securechain, a Copenhagen-based fintech products and digital payment solutions startup has launched Finmail Mailbox. Finmail Mailbox integrates both email and a digital currency payment...
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Uswitch report reveals the world’s biggest data breaches

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A new report by Uswitch has revealed which countries have been the worst hit by data breaches. The report also highlights the worst cases...
Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack (Image Credit: National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)

Cyber researchers uncover end-to-end cyber-biological attack

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An end-to-end cyber-biological attack has been uncovered by cyber researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Using malware, a cybercriminal could use change...
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SMB’s cyber reliance damaged by lack of IT expertise

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A lack of IT expertise is damaging the cyber resilience of SMB’s. Worryingly, around 25% of small businesses are spending less on cyber resilience....
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SMEs failing security assessments by not protecting home networks

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SMEs are at risk of failing security assessments by not protecting the home networks of their employees. That claims from cybersecurity and IT Managed...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 46 (to w/e 27th November)

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This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 46. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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UK police forces using cloud for data storage

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47% of UK police forces currently use a hybrid-cloud model to access and store data. The details emerged from a survey of UK police...
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Nectar360 partners with CitrusAd to launch retail media platform to brands

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Nectar360, part of the Sainsbury's business, is working with CitrusAd to launch a retail media platform. The solution enables brands and ad agencies to launch targeted sponsored...
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Is Salesforce about to buy Slack?

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The Wall Street Journal has reported that Salesforce has made a bid to acquire Slack, the workplace messaging app. Reuters also covered the story citing...
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Market America | SHOP.COM partners with Packsize to solve excess packaging

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Market America | SHOP.COM, has formed a partnership with Right-sized Packaging on Demand manufacturer, Packsize International. With the introduction of Packsize machine systems, Market...
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Two-factor authentication flaw in web hosting platform

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Digital Defense has disclosed details of a two-factor authentication vulnerability in web hosting platform cPanel & WebHost Manager (WHM). WHM is the management system...