Millions of Android Users Scammed in SMS Fraud Driven by Tik-Tok Ads

UltimaSMS leverages at least 151 apps that have been downloaded collectively more than 10 million times, to extort money through a fake premium SMS subscription service. Threat actors are using…

Nobelium APT Group: A New Supply Chain Attack where Tech Resellers Are Targeted

Nobelium APT group, the one behind the famous SolarWinds attack and also associated with Russia’s spy agency, seems to reenter the threat landscape scene. This time its targets are tech resellers,…

Schools put the brakes on facial recognition scheme for kids buying lunch

Schools in the United Kingdom have paused the rollout of facial recognition scans in cafeterias following backlash from data watchdogs and privacy advocates. Last week, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),…

NSW government stands up dedicated unit to fight identity theft

The New South Wales government has established a dedicated unit that will provide support for citizens who have had their personal information or government proof of identity credentials stolen or…

SolarWinds APT Targets Tech Resellers in Latest Supply-Chain Cyberattacks

The Nobelium group, linked to Russia’s spy agency, is looking to use resellers as a path to infiltrate their valuable downstream customers – and it’s working. The SolarWinds attackers –…

Microsoft Teams: Now your video calls support end-to-end encryption

Microsoft has rolled out a public preview of E2EE for one-to-one Teams calls, bringing its enterprise platform up to par with Facebook’s consumer apps, WhatsApp and Messenger.  Microsoft announced the…

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware

Halloween Horror-Show for Candy-Maker Hit by Ransomware A major US confectionary manufacturer has been hit by ransomware at one of its busiest times of the year, according to reports. Chicago-based Ferrara –…

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts

Over 80% of Brits Deluged with Scam Calls and Texts Some 45 million Brits received fraudulent phone calls and texts over the summer, according to new data from Ofcom. The UK’s…

My Health Record imaging services security failed ADHA password standards

My Health Record system’s physical and information security measures used to access the My Health Record system for pathology and diagnostic imaging services did not meet the ADHA’s recommended standard…

Google reports new highs for governments requesting content to be removed

Google issued its Content Removal Transparency Report for the first half of 2021, and warned it has continued to see a rising trend in requests from governments, as they pass…