Applications are open for the Triumph Advanced Apprentice Programme as the premium motorcycle manufacturer prepares to take on and train the next generation of budding dealership technicians.
International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has completed development of an integrated hardware-software product that protects vehicles against ransomware and other cyber-attacks. The solution, called eCyber, is suited for both OEMs and the aftermarket. The eCyber technology, for which ERM has already registered a patent in Israel, is due to be available in the 4th quarter of 2018 for all of the company’s customers and partners in 68 countries worldwide.
News broke today that researchers from AlienVault have discovered a new malware strain named GZipDe that appears to be part of a targeted attack —most likely a cyber-espionage campaign. Researchers discovered this new malware earlier this week after a user from Afghanistan uploaded a boobytrapped Word document on VirusTotal. The document contained text taken from an article published last month about the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, a political conference on Eurasian political, economic, and security topics.
It has been reported that secure messaging app platform, Viber, has recently published the results of a survey of over 1,500 people, highlighting key consumer data privacy concerns, and showing that a majority of consumers aren’t very concerned with the privacy of their data in regards to social or messaging applications.
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Birmingham City University criminologists Professor Elizabeth Yardley, Professor David Wilson and Emma Kelly discuss the news that surfaced this week – a report has found that 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
It has been reported that, in a joint operation between the banking industry, Europol and police forces in 28 countries, a total of 95 arrests have been made for online fraud from June 4th-15th. Suspects are to be interrogated over 20,000 fraudulent transactions using compromised credit cards, with an estimated value exceeding EUR 8 million (£7 million). The suspects arrested during the operation are believed to be responsible for more than 20,000 fraudulent transactions using compromised credit cards.
CARFEST DELIVERS AN EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF NEXT SEASON’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEASON 5 GENERATION 2 FORMULA E CAR
- Next season’s Mahindra Racing Gen2 Formula E car will take on the CarFest South track this summer
- This is the first opportunity for UK fans to see the futuristic, eye-catching, new-look car in action, supplied by Mahindra Racing, which establishes a new era for Formula E
- CarFest North: 27th– 29th July 2018 and CarFest South: 24th – 26th August 2018
HelpNet Security is today reporting findings by Appthority security researchers on a new vulnerability that leads to data exposures, not due to any code in the app, but to the app developers’ failure to properly secure backend data stores (hence the name of the vuln, HospitalGown). The news story 3,000+ mobile apps leaking PII data from unsecured Firebase databases notes that the newly-discovered Firebase variant of this vuln exposes large amounts of mobile app-related data stored in unsecured Google cloud-hosted databases.