In Firefox 65, Mozilla is planning on enabling a feature that will display browser subscription notifications directly in the Windows 10 Action Center.
The NHS’s IT governing body is refusing to invest in cybersecurity protection as it does not represent value for money, reports have claimed. According to the Health Service Journal, NHS Digital is set to ignore the recommendations laid out in a government-sanctioned report authored by its own CIO due to the costs being too high.
In Windows 10, Microsoft added a new ransomware protection feature called Controlled Folder Access that can be used to prevent modifications to files in protected folders by unknown programs.
The alarming rate of crypto-jacking attacks ravaging the internet has been a cause of worry as the trend keeps gaining momentum. Two months ago, over 170,000 computers were surreptitiously used in manufacturing malware scripts in Brazil, with another report indicating a similar trend in Moldova where 25,000 MikroTik routers were used in running CoinHive scripts. Trustwave researcher, Troy Mursch has attempted to draw a parallel between these two attacks but it is unknown whether they were actually connected. The latest attack was witnessed in India, where almost 30,000 MikroTik routers have been infected with CoinHive according to report released via Banbreach’s twitter handle.
Malaysia needs to be on par with global legislation on data protection such as GDPR, said Minister Gobind Singh Deo at a recent conference.Malaysia plans to update its data protection laws next year, possibly modelling it after the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) as the country seeks to prevent data breaches, according to local media.
The revelation came as Wiltshire Police plans to this week shine a light on its digital investigations team. Angus Macpherson, who has acted as police and crime commissioner for Swindon and Wiltshire since 2012, said: “I was actually subject to a ransomware attack on my personal computer two years ago. The criminals demanded money and effectively held some of my personal data and photographs hostage.”