Vision Direct suffers data breach after victims credit card details skimmed

Vision Direct customers ordering or updating their details on the company’s website earlier this month may have had their personal and financial data compromised. With the breach taking place in November, stolen data is said to include full names, billing addresses, email addresses, passwords, telephone numbers and payment card information, including card number, expiry date and CVV.

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NEW FONREG PLATFORMS LAUNCHES IN UK TO COMBAT SALES OF UK’S STOLEN MOBILE PHONES AT HOME AND OVERSEAS

A new platform has launched in the UK with support from several international organisations in a bid to combat the growing problem of mobile phone thefts. Fonreg is designed to halt the sale of phones stolen in the UK and then sold at home and abroad. Fonreg is the brain children of Michael Ajike, Ayodele Thomas and Michal Trechinaki and has been funded by a European Union development grant in Poland.

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Autotalks Expands into China with its Truly Secure LTE-V2X Solution

November 19th, Kfar Netter, Israel – Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, is expanding its operations to China in order to bring its disruptive global V2X offering to the Chinese intelligent and connected vehicle industry. China is a fast-growing region in the automotive and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) segments. LTE-V2X technology has been recently gaining strong momentum in China. To support the expansion, Autotalks recruited Mr. Xiaobing Yang, who will lead Autotalks’ business development efforts in China out of Autotalks’ new branch in Beijing. Mr. Yang brings to Autotalks over 25 years of experience in the Chinese telecom industry.

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Under a third of business leaders in U.K., U.S. and Canada confident they will avoid a major security attack

Only 30 percent of 1,250 senior executives, management and security practitioners in the U.S., U.K. and Canada are confident their business will avoid a major security event in the coming two years and 60 percent believe an attack will hit in the next few years, according to new research.

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Researchers identify zero-day vulnerabilities in Xiaomi Mi6, Samsung Galaxy S9

Team from F-Secure’s MWR Labs demos exploits for previously undisclosed vulnerabilities at Mobile Pwn2Own competition

Helsinki, Finland – November 14, 2018: Researchers from F-Secure’s MWR Labs successfully demonstrated attacks leveraging zero-day vulnerabilities in different smart phones at the Mobile Pwn2Own competition in Tokyo. The team competed in four different categories at the event, and successfully demonstrated unpublished exploits for the Xiaomi Mi6 and Samsung Galaxy S9 smart phones.

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