Plugins Added to Malicious Campaign

We continue to see an increase in the number of plugins attacked as part of a campaign that’s been active for quite a long time. Bad actors have added more vulnerable plugins to inject similar malicious scripts. Plugins Added to the Attack Download WP Inventory Manager (version <= 1.8.2) Woocommerce User Email Verification.  (version <= […] more…

Reports Huawei to Supply UK Networks Draw Criticism

British officials downplayed reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will allow China’s Huawei to supply parts of the U.K.’s new internet network, a decision that goes against U.S. pleas to ban the firm as it could help Beijing’s spying efforts. read more more…

FedEx CIO: It’s time to mandate blockchain for international shipping

TORONTO — When railroad tracks were first laid across the western U.S., there were eight different gauges all competing to dominate the industry – making a nationwide, unified rail system impossible; it took an act of Congress in 1863 to force the adoption of an industry standard gauge of 4-ft., 8-1⁄2 inches. FedEx CIO Rob […] more…

Cybercriminals Using GitHub to Host Phishing Kits

Free code repositories on the Microsoft-owned GitHub have been abused since at least mid-2017 to host phishing websites, according to researchers from Proofpoint. read more more…

Something’s Phishy With the Instagram “HotList”

Phishing scams have become incredibly popular these days. Cybercriminals have upped the ante with their tactics, making their phishing messages almost identical to the companies they attempt to spoof. We’ve all heard about phishing emails, SMiShing, and voice phishing, but cybercriminals are turning to social media for their schemes as well. Last week, the “Nasty […] more…

Leaked Carbanak Source Code Reveals No New Exploits

FireEye’s analysis of the Carbanak source code that emerged on VirusTotal recently found no use of new exploits. Their review of the code also verified previous assumptions on the group behind a series of cyberattacks that used the malware.  read more more…

New technique uses power anomalies to ID malware in embedded systems

Researchers have developed a technique for detecting types of malware that use a system’s architecture to thwart traditional security measures. The new detection approach works by tracking power fluctuations in embedded systems. more…

Special-Purpose Vehicle Maker Aebi Schmidt Hit by Malware

Swiss-based special-purpose vehicle maker Aebi Schmidt informed customers and business partners on Thursday that some of its operations may be disrupted as a result of a cyberattack. read more more…

4 Tips on How to Keep Fresh Cut Flowers Alive for Longer

When we buy some lovely fresh cut flowers, it can be a challenge keeping them alive. There are a few techniques you can use to keep fresh cut flowers alive for longer. Have you used any of these tips from Handy Flowers? Do you they work for you? Let us know! Use Fizzy Juice This […] more…

ExtraPulsar backdoor based on leaked NSA code – what you need to know

A US security researcher has come up with an open-source Windows backdoor loosely based on NSA attack code that leaked back in 2017. more…

Oracle, Gemalto Downplay Java Card Vulnerabilities

A cybersecurity research company has uncovered over 30 security issues in Java Card technology, but Oracle and Gemalto appear to downplay the impact of the flaws. read more more…

Third Party Ecosystems Make Industrial IoT the Perfect Storm of Risk and Reward

Organizations Must Understand Their Environments and React Immediately When Something is Amiss read more more…

How to Create a Free Website

In this day and age, it is imperative for all businesses to have their own online presence. Most prospective customers will want to do a search online for your business, and if they see no website, they will be unlikely to make use of your services. But fear not! Building your own website doesn’t need […] more…

Amnesty Says Hong Kong Office Hit by China-linked Cyber Attack

Amnesty International’s Hong Kong office has been hit by a years-long cyberattack from hackers with known links to the Chinese government, the rights group said Thursday. read more more…

Eight Steps to Data Privacy Regulation Readiness

This May marks the first anniversary of the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect. The first statute of its kind, GDPR was a response to an increasing number of security breaches and the exposure of billions of records containing the personal details of countless individuals as a result. read more more…

Stories from the Gig Economy Place Emphasis on Hard Work Over Health

The gig economy has been celebrated in many ways, claiming to offer freedom to workers everywhere. However, there is a darker side to the gig economy which mustn’t be ignored. As it has grown, various stories have been upheld as noble examples of a strong work ethic, but there’s another side to them. Among the […] more…

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