Members of hacking platform targeted by phishing emails after data breach

A hacking platform known for stealing online account numbers and carrying out SIM swapping to control victims’ phones, has had a taste of its own medicine following a cyber-attack. Hackers infiltrated Ogusers[.]com to compromise email addresses, encrypted passwords, IP addresses and personal messages belonging to around 130,000 of the platform’s users, KrebsOnSecurity reports. The administrator at […]

Google limits Huawei Android usage

Google has taken the decision to restrict Huawei from a number of Android updates. Newer models of the Chinese tech giant’s smartphones will not be able to access selected apps created by Google. The news follows US president Trump’s clamp down on Huawei, adding it to a list of firms with whom US companies cannot […]

Big tech firms preparing their legal teams for data breach challenges, reports reveal

The major names in global technology are “lawyering up” as they prepare to face mounting legal threats for violations of international data privacy law, the Irish Times has heard. Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon, explained to the Sunday Business Post in a recent interview that leading tech companies in the US were starting to […]

Tokenex founder, Alex Pezold, to speak at European Data Protection Summit

European Data Protection Summit welcomes CEO and co-founder of TokenEx, Alex Pezold.  Coming to central London on June 3rd 2019, European Data Protection Summit is a one-day event that gives business owners and IT professionals the answers they need to data protection concerns in an increasingly privacy-conscious world. Introducing Alex Pezold, CEO & co-founder, TokenEx […]

Misinformation campaigns in Africa leads Facebook to remove fake accounts

Facebook has taken down hundreds of the social network’s accounts because of a sophisticated campaign of “inauthentic behaviour” predominantly targeting users in Africa. The fraudulent accounts frequently published material to broadcast political data, with elections results in a number of countries involved in the phoney messages, Facebook said. An Israeli firm has also been banned […]