Raab warns of Covid-19 related cyber threat 

At today’s government Covid-19 press briefing, the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warned of a cybersecurity threat to the UK.   At the briefing, he said: “There will always be some who try to exploit a crisis for their own criminal and hostile ends.    “We know that cybercriminals and other malicious groups are targeting individuals, […]

#Privacy: Instagram to remove coronavirus-related content 

Instagram will be removing coronavirus-related content and accounts from its “explore” page and recommendations.  In a blog post, Instagram announced that it’d remove COVID-19 accounts from recommendations unless posted by a credible health organisation.  “To prevent people from exploiting this public health emergency we’ve already put several new policies into effect. We prohibited misleading ads […]

#Privacy: “First of its kind” camera promises to galvanise home cybersecurity as coronavirus crisis continues

Kangaroo, a firm that specialises in customizable home security technology, has launched a new privacy camera, a new indoor home security camera engineered to protect a user’s home and privacy. The new camera promises to help instil confidence as more and more workers work from home in a bid to combat the spread of COVID-19. […]

#Privacy: Cybercrime ecosystem in Latin America targets global organisations

The threat intelligence company, IntSights has released a new report, The Dark Side of Latin America: Cryptocurrency, Cartels, Carding, and the Rise of Cybercrime. Latin America boasts some of the most sophisticated threat actors and organized crime groups in the world, but enterprise security teams without a presence in the region often overlook it. Economic struggles, political corruption, […]

#Privacy: Container and Kubernetes security fears are stunting innovation

Nearly half of all companies surveyed in a report have delayed moving an application into production because of concerns over security of containers or Kubernetes. StackRox’s State of Kubernetes and Container Security report incorporates input from more than 540 IT professionals, representing a much broader perspective than previous reports (390 in Spring 2019, 230 in Fall 2018). […]