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Cybersecurity news headlines: Monthly snapshot

A 3-page selection of broad cybersecurity, datasec and related technology news headlines gathered across the past month, linked from PDF to each cybersec news article, and QR coded to provide offline-to-online technology news from printed hardcopy, any time.

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Cybersecurity news headlines: Monthly snapshot

  1. 1. bit.ly/sna-linkedin bit.ly/sna-facebook bit.ly/sna-twitterbit.ly/sna-app www . STARTUPNEWSASIA . com On Twitter On Facebook On LinkedIn Mobile app STARTUPNEWSASIAdaily•monthly•quarterly•annual|mobile•online•inprint•download CYBERSECURITY & DATSEC NEWS RECENT CYBERCRIME AND DATA SECURITY NEWS HEADLINES ioc2rpz tool unveiled, turning the Domain Name System into a security layer, potentially adding defense against 80% of malware Global cybersecurity spending is approaching $200BN per year, “without actually preventing advanced persistent threats, ransomware, or other web-based malicious code” An overview of ‘white SIMs’, making social engineering attacks like those that struck Twitter last month easier to execute Mintegral SDK, mobile ad platform used by over 1200 AppStore apps with downloads in region of 300M per month found to contain malicious code The Cyber Operations Tracker, from the Council on Foreign Relations – online database of publicly known state-sponsored incidents since 2005 An intro to DiceKeys, creating a lifelong master password with one roll of 25 cubes in a plastic box and a web app China: “...the FBI assesses that the cyber-actors’ persistent attempts to silently remove the malware is not a sign of resignation. Rather, it is an effort to hide their capabilities.” 5G: “…cybersecurity agency officials warn that moving more core functions to the edge of networks could create a larger attack surface for adversaries…”
  2. 2. bit.ly/sna-linkedin bit.ly/sna-facebook bit.ly/sna-twitterbit.ly/sna-app www . STARTUPNEWSASIA . com On Twitter On Facebook On LinkedIn Mobile app STARTUPNEWSASIAdaily•monthly•quarterly•annual|mobile•online•inprint•download CYBERSECURITY & DATSEC NEWS RECENT CYBERCRIME AND DATA SECURITY NEWS HEADLINES Australia: Gov’t to increase cybersecurity spending to $1.6BN and push for expanded police powers in bid to reduce crime on dark web Australia: Defence Industry Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement to offer SMEs opportunity and grants up to $300K to investigate projects improving defence industry Report on Huawei’s development of Papua New Guinea National Data Centre “…is the first to document its complicity in Beijing’s cyber espionage activities.” India: Paytm Mall e-commerce platform denies reports of massive data breach, with hackers gaining unrestricted access to company data and demanding ransom IoT device security: A brief overview of security considerations for cellular, LoRa and WiFi connections and devices New Zealand Stock Exchange hit by 4th daily cyber-attack, halting trading; Security Bureau to investigate offshore source of attacks Taiwan: “…Operation Skeleton Key…appeared aimed at stealing as much intellectual property as possible, including source code, software development kits, and chip designs.” How cyber-sovereignty splits what was once the World Wide Web
  3. 3. bit.ly/sna-linkedin bit.ly/sna-facebook bit.ly/sna-twitterbit.ly/sna-app www . STARTUPNEWSASIA . com On Twitter On Facebook On LinkedIn Mobile app STARTUPNEWSASIAdaily•monthly•quarterly•annual|mobile•online•inprint•download CYBERSECURITY & DATSEC NEWS RECENT CYBERCRIME AND DATA SECURITY NEWS HEADLINES South Korea: Rowem launches integrated authentication platform to simplify online identification for web-and-mobile authentication and payments Australia: Gov’t to invest up to Au$1.3BN in new Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems development program, boosting situational awareness across coastline Donald Trump signs Executive Order banning transactions with China’s TikTok, WeChat and parent companies ByteDance and Tencent India: IDEMIA launches iCube incubator program to boost ‘augmented identity’ startups, those working on secure, authenticated and verifiable transactions via biometrics India: Gov’t considers enabling public, startups, researchers and others to request anonymized data from companies for use in national security, economic and public interest purposes Google unveils Nearby Share, competitor to Apple’s AirDrop, file sharing that chooses the best protocol at the time – Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, WebRTC or P2P WiFi Beyond TikTok: “For instance, what of WeChat parent company TenCent’s holdings in American companies like Spotify?”

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