Online shoppers more vulnerable to spam as the holidays inch closer

Research from F-Secure warns holiday shoppers of malicious emails disguised as delivery notifications

Helsinki, Finland – December 11, 2018: New research from cyber security provider F-Secure points to spam as an attack vector to watch out for this holiday season. Spam campaigns disguised as delivery notifications or online shopping invoices have been popular with cyber criminals all year long, and researchers say these tactics can prove even more effective around the holidays.

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Poking the Bear: Three-Year Campaign Targets Russian Critical Infrastructure

Nation-state conflict has come to dominate many of the policy discussions and much of the strategic thinking about cybersecurity. When events of geopolitical significance hit the papers, researchers look for parallel signs of sub rosa cyber activity carried out by state-sponsored threat actors—espionage, sabotage, coercion, information operations—to complete the picture. After all, behind every story may lurk a cyber campaign.

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NEXT Biometrics and LastMile Mobi to Jointly Develop New Biometric-Enabled Products

OSLO, Dec. 10, 2018 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced a cooperation agreement with Digitsecure India Pvt Ltd(www.lastmile.mobi) where the two companies will work together to develop new products based on NEXT’s advanced, large-area fingerprint sensor technology. Specific product information and detailed objectives for the joint project are not being disclosed at this time.

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NEW ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR MILK TANKERS REDUCES EMISSIONS

Lots of carbon dioxide is emitted unnecessarily every time tankers arrive at farms to collect milk. This is because the trucks use their oversized diesel engines to drive the pump that fills the tank. Technology company Semcon has now developed an electrical system for the milk pump that will reduce diesel consumption for a single truck by up to 5000 litres per year. Noise and emissions at farms will also be reduced.

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Cylance 2019 Predictions: Terrorist relation-groups will attack population centers with Crimeware-as-a-service

Cylance 2019 Predictions

Terrorist Related-Groups Will Attack Population Centers With Crimeware as a Service

While terrorist-related groups have been tormenting organizations and individuals for years, we anticipate more potentially destructive attacks in 2019. Instead of breaking systems with ransomware, adversaries will leverage new tools to conduct harmful assaults on targeted subjects and organizations. From attacks on data integrity that essentially kill computers to the point of mandatory hardware replacements, to leveraging new technology for physical assaults such as the recent drone attack in Venezuela, attack surfaces are growing and enemies will take advantage. To combat this, organizations must take inventory of their attack landscape to identify and mitigate potential threats before they are exploited.

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ERM Advanced Telematics Targets Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Fleet Management Market in Latin America

Eitan Kirshenboim, CMO at ERM Telematics: “We welcome cooperation with leading players in the automotive and fleet management sector in Latin America

International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics (https://ermtelematics.com/), whose products have been installed in more than 5 million vehicles worldwide, is accelerating its penetration into the Latin American market with its offering for fleet management and solutions for Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR). ERM plans to take advantage of its network of business partnerships throughout the region. In parallel, the company is planning to strengthen its reach and to increase the penetration of its telematics and fleet management solutions, including the StarLink modular telematics product line as well as products like eSafe for driving behavior monitoring and eFuel, which is designed to provide alerts on fuel theft.

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The world’s next major technology disrupter – Peter Alfred-Adekeye and the Making of Multiven

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency targeted for 2019 with launch of an IT Marketplace
  • Will combat multi-billion-dollar wastage in IT spend and reduce e-waste landfill
  • Founder and CEO built up company on back of legal battle with Cisco
  • Late Hal Finney – Bitcoin’s first recipient – amongst cryptographer experts in Multiven’s decentralised intellectual network

 

PARIS, FRANCE, 05 December 2018: The Information Technology (IT) industry is set for a seismic shake up next spring from serial tech-disruptors Multiven.

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