Note to Self: Create Non-Exhaustive List of Competitors
What was the best news you heard so far this month? Mine was learning that KrebsOnSecurity is listed as a restricted competitor by Gartner Inc. [NYSE[…]
Did Someone at the Commerce Dept. Find a SolarWinds Backdoor in Aug. 2020?
On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivi[…]
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 2021 Edition
Microsoft today released updates to plug at least 110 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other products. The patches include four se[…]
ParkMobile Breach Exposes License Plate Data, Mobile Numbers of 21M Users
Someone is selling account information for 21 million customers of ParkMobile, a mobile parking app that's popular in North America. The stolen data […]
Are You One of the 533M People Who Got Facebooked?
Ne'er-do-wells leaked personal data -- including phone numbers -- for some 553 million Facebook users this week. Facebook says the data was collected[…]
Spreedly Reports More Than 100 Pct YoY Growth
Payments processor Spreedly said its payments orchestration platform has been used for 172 million revenue transactions in the first quarter of this […]
Is the Bank of England’s CBDC announcement overdue?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently announced several significant updates to enhance the UK’s competitive advantage in fintech, one of which pertains to […]
Hackers are targeting flaws in these VPN devices now. Here's what you need to do
Hackers are actively exploiting a newly discovered flaw in Pulse Connect Secure VPN products, alongside some older flaws that some customers have yet[…]
Finch Capital Acquire Wirecard Payment Entities in APAC Region Through Nomu Pay
Wirecard Payment entities in Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand have been acquired by Finch Capital, through Nomu Pay, after an agreem[…]
Amazon is bringing its Amazon One palm scanner to select Whole Foods as a payment option
Amazon is bringing its new biometric device, the Amazon One scanner, to Whole Foods store. The retail giant this past fall first introduced the Amazo[…]