Security Top Press: Microsoft Customer Data Found On Public Server

Researchers at cyber security company SOCRadar have reported finding sensitive data belonging to thousands of Microsoft customers on a on a misconfigured public server. The researchers have reported that the data includes over 335,000 emails, 133,000 projects, and that 548,000 exposed users and could be the most significant B2B data...

Tech News : Blockchain-Based Voting To Be Tested

Concordium Blockchain, COBRA, Aarhus University, the Alexandra Institute, and the IT University in Greenland have been given DKK 3.6 million (by DIREC) to research a blockchain-based online voting system for Greenland. What Is Blockchain & Why Might It Be Good For A Voting System?  Blockchain is an incorruptible peer-to-peer network...

Security Stop-Press : Beware Malicious WhatsApp Lookalike Apps

Kaspersky has warned users about the dangers of malicious WhatsApp knockoff apps YoWhatsApp and WhatsApp Plus. Although both appear to offer the same functionalities as the real WhatsApp, they are reported to be able to download the Triada Trojan to smartphones, and steal legitimate WhatsApp’s access keys, thereby giving attackers...

Tech Insight : Politicised PayPal Problems

After PayPal first announcing that it would fine customers for using its services to spread misinformation and then, following a backlash, saying this had been an error, we look at what happened and why. Policy Update – Fines For Misinformation  Just over a week ago, PayPal was reported to have...

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