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.
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.
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.
Another day and another WordPress Plug In that’s vulnerable! It has been reported that a security researcher has disclosed details of a critical vulnerability in one of the popular and widely active plugins for WordPress that could allow a low-privileged attacker to inject malicious code on AMP pages of the targeted website.
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.
Following the news that computer security researchers have uncovered yet another set of transient execution attacks on modern CPUs that allow a local attacker to gain access to privileged data. Gavin Millard, VP of Intelligence at Tenable, discusses CPU flaws and the exploits that pose a threat to organisations’ cybersecurity:
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.