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June 1, 2020  |  Mail+

How will contact tracing apps really work (and can they really stop the virus?)

Amelia Hemphill talks to cybersecurity expert Jonathan Martin of Anomali about how Britain’s contact-tracing app will really work, and whether it’s safe to trust such apps with personal information. Plus, MC Grammar, the corona hero offering English lessons on YouTube (including his trademark raps on grammar...
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June 1, 2020  |  DailyMail

Public urged to be vigilant over scam test and trace messages

The public must be alert to scam phone calls and text messages posing as part of the NHS test and trace service, experts have warned. Last week, deputy chief medical officer for England Dr Jenny Harries said “it will be very obvious” when a member of the public...
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Infosecurity Group

May 27, 2020  |  Infosecurity Group, Phil Muncaster

UK Public Backlash Could Scupper #COVID19 App

The UK’s plans to ease its COVID-19 lockdown have been thrown into doubt after half the public said it does not trust the government to handle their data collected via a key contact tracing app. The app is a crucial part of the best practice “test,...
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May 19, 2020  |  ZDNet, Charlie Osborne

France defends ‘centralized’ coronavirus tracing app, insists privacy held sacred

France has defended its homebrew coronavirus-tracing app as European countries continue to clash with Google and Apple over how the apps should gather and use consumer data. Countries across the world are clamoring to create ways to deal with the spread of COVID-19. Alongside pouring investment into...
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May 19, 2020  |  ComputerWeekly, Joe O’Halloran

Doubts mount over effectiveness of UK contact-tracing app

Studies from BCS and Anomali reveal that a significant proportion of the UK population is not prepared to download the Covid-19 contact-tracing app. Even as the UK’s trials of a Covid-19 contact-tracing app are still at a very early stage, indeed just over two weeks in, more...
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May 8, 2020  |  Forbes, Simon Chandler

NHS Contact-Tracing App Will Cause ‘Flood’ Of Phishing Attacks, Experts Warn

The NHS’ contact-tracing app will cause a spike in phishing attacks in the U.K., cybersecurity experts have warned today. The app is being rolled out by the NHS’ digital arm, NHSX, as part of the U.K.’s effort to relax its coronavirus lockdown. However, cybersecurity...
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CSO Online

May 6, 2020  |  CSO Online, Susan Bradley

4 tips for protecting users from COVID-19-targeted attacks

Attackers are using this time of crisis to go after victims with targeted campaigns. The biggest threats are phishing attacks related to COVID-19. Attackers are also setting up COVID-19-related domain names and enticing people to click on them. Anomali recently released a report that identified at...
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May 1, 2020  |  Politico

Anomali Suspects that China-Backed APT Pirate Panda May Be Seeking Access to Vietnam Government Data Center

“Anomali Suspects that China-Backed APT Pirate Panda May Be Seeking Access to Vietnam Government Data Center.” Read More
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Investment Week

April 30, 2020  |  Investment Week

IA launches platform to enhance cyber security

The IA Threat Intelligence Alert Network (IA TITAN) will be powered by Anomali, which is a provider of intelligence-driven cyber security solutions, and will provide a real-time dashboard with alerts from law enforcement, government agencies and "other relevant authorities" on cyber threats including malware, ransomware and software vulnerabilities.Read More
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Security MEA

April 30, 2020  |  Security MEA

Anomali provides open source threat intelligence to fight COVID-19 themed cyber attacks

In response to the growing threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19)-themed cyberattacks, Anomali, recently publicly released over 6,000 open source Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) that were collected, curated, and validated by Anomali researchers. In addition, Anomali has also released a related Threat Bulletin providing a narrative description of the attacks being...
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