#Privacy: Thanksgiving eCards found spreading malware

Malicious Thanksgiving Day eCards are now distributing the Emotet Trojan and other malware. Discovered by BleepingComputer, a new malicious email campaign, attached with a malicious Word document disguising itself as a Thanksgiving Day Greeting Card, has been unearthed. The email appears to be sent from someone sending the greeting card and wishing the victim a […]

#Privacy: Huge growth predicted in smart stadium market

The global smart stadium market size is expected to reach $21bn by 2025, expanding at a 20.9% CAGR over the forecast period, according to a study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing focus on engaging and entertaining the fans at stadiums, coupled with stringent security regulations framed by sports governing bodies are among the key factors driving the market […]

Smart home vendor leaks 2 billion records

The Chinese company, Orvibo, has leaked more than two billion records containing customers’ sensitive data due to an exposed database.  Researchers, Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, at vpnMentor discovered the database mid-June, and found that the exposed Orvibo database had included “over 2 billion logs that record everything”.  Orvibo is a company that manages smart […]

Facebook reveals details on new cryptocurrency Libra

Libra will allow users worldwide to make financial transactions starting from 2020. The digital currency is described as a “global, digitally native, reserve-backed cryptocurrency built on the foundation of blockchain technology”. It allows individuals that may not necessarily have a bank account to transfer money and use it as a method of payment. Authors of […]