‘Consent phishing’ attacks can defeat two-factor authentication Ars Technica describes how businesses in 62 countries were targeted by a ‘Business Email Compromise’ attack that tricked CEOs and business leaders into transferring large sums of money to the attackers. One scam used imitative domains containing the word ‘office’ to mimic trusted parties. Read more here.
Clearview AI has licensed its ‘image scraping’ system to 600 law enforcement agencies Information commissioners in the UK and Australia have announced a joint investigation into the use of data and biometrics by Clearview AI, reports the Financial Times. Read more here.
In this podcast Jesssica Long, Head of Sustainability at Ipsos MORI, a leading market research company in the UK & Ireland, speaks with Lynn Robinson, the IIC’s Director General. Ms Long discusses the research and observations in the attitudes to working from home and its continuity post lockdown of COVID-19. To listen to the podcast… [Read More]
Increase in activity designed to extract data on Covid-19 After the Australian government’s announcement that is under ‘malicious, state-based’ cyber attack, the finger is pointing at China, says ABC.net. The news site goes on to say that the risks are not new, but that activity has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Improved capabilities make a ‘compelling user case’ The website telecomstechnews.com reports on the latest research from Nokia indicating that improved video calling is seen as the killer application for 5G among both consumers and businesses. Read more here.