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The Treasury NZ says systems ‘ hacked ‘ before the budget

Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary of the New Zealand Treasury, said his department has collected “enough evidence” to say that it has suffered a hack. “The Treasury has collected sufficient evidence to demonstrate the deliberate and systematic hacking of its systems this morning following media reports from a potential leak of budgetary information,” says Makhlouf in its…

6 Tips to keep your kids safe online 2019

As children are targeted more and more at online attacks, parents have to step up their computer habits and protect their children’s devices. Here are 6 tips to keep your children online safe. At younger ages, children use computer technology and internet-connected devices. The risks of being online, unfortunately, won’t wait just because they’re young…

6 security risks for cloud storage companies and file sharing applications

This is one of six of the top risks to address in cloud storage and business file sharing applications. Given Cloud Storage’s increasing popularity and versatility, it’s no wonder companies jumped onto the cloud car. This powerful tool not only responds to storage and computing requirements, but also saves thousands of dollars from business in…

5 Tips of the Personal Data Protection in the Cloud

Remember the days you sent photos via email to your friends or family members or used flash drives to carry your data? These past mundane things gradually gave way to new technologies. We looked at them questioningly when we were first introduced to cloud storage services— now without them we can’t imagine life. Cloud storage…

Wormable Windows Flaw Affected Siemens Medical Products

A recent patching of the Windows vulnerability traced as CVE-2019-0708 and BlueKeep affected a number of products from Siemens Healthineers, a company specializing in medical technology. It has been fixed by Microsoft with its May 2019 Patch Tuesday releases, and it impacts Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS). The flaw is described as wormable and can…

New unpatched macOS bypass gatekeeper published online

Details for an unpatched vulnerability have been made available in macOS 10.14.5 (Mojave) and below to allow a hacker without a user interaction to execute arbitral code. By leveraging the flaw Gatekeeper, the integrated defense in macOS that protects the operating system from the running of untrusted applications, can be overcome. This is achieved by…