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Amazon sacks insiders over data leak

It has come to light that Amazon has fired employees responsible for a customer data leak. Amazon sent out an email announcement to affected customers following the incident, which read: “We are writing to let you know that your email address was disclosed by an Amazon employee to a third-party in violation of our policies. As […]


Fraudsters exploit legitimate US lottery in Arabic fraudulent campaign that’s gone global

Researchers at cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky have detected a wave of fraudulent emails designed to make money for cybercriminals. The emails are disguised as lottery offer letters written in Arabic and contains a legitimate website link to make the email look trustworthy, yet in fact invite users to share their personal data in return for a […]


Barnes and Noble is targeted in cyberattack

US bookseller, Barnes & Noble, has been victim to a cyberattack impacting Nook services. The Nook service is an ebook reader and storage platform and customers complained across social media of outages. Some customers were unable to access their Nook libraries while others were not able to log in to the firm’s online platform. On Twitter, […]


Introducing Amazon One: A new innovation to make everyday activities effortless

Amazon’s physical retail team has announced a new innovation called Amazon One. Amazon One is a fast, convenient, contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium or badging into work more effortless. The service is designed […]


Zero Trust security for video surveillance in the retail sector

The retail industry is stepping up its security efforts to restrict the number of shoplifters and improve vigilance. When retail security provider, LiveView, required a Zero Trust solution for its video surveillance offering, it turned to NetFoundry. The challenge facing the retail sector Retailers are feeling increasing pressure from online competition, which necessitates review of […]


Canon targeted by Maze ransomware

One of the world’s largest digital camera operators – Canon’s cloud storage platform – has been hit with Maze ransomware with the malicious cybercriminals allegedly nabbing around 10GB of data from the company. It’s also understood that the ransomware troupe’s attack has impacted other services including Canon’s email server, as well as 24 of their […]


Zalando profits from robust cybersecurity approach

A company’s success can be heavily defined by the strength of its cybersecurity strategy when responding to and preparing for cyberattacks. Steve Kinman, Zalando’s Group CISO, discusses the company’s cybersecurity approach and how it has overcome security challenges during COVID-19. As one of Europe’s leading eCommerce companies, Zalando offers fashion and lifestyle products to customers […]


RSA helps NewDay power fraud detection and manage the growing digital risks of eCommerce

RSA, a global cybersecurity leader delivering business-driven security solutions to help organisations manage digital risk, has announced that NewDay, a leading consumer credit company serving around five million people across the UK, has selected and deployed RSA Adaptive Authentication for eCommerce to deliver advanced fraud protection for digital payments and address the requirements of the […]


Alibaba Cloud empowers WEMART with retail solution to boost sales

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, has offered its comprehensive retail solution to WEMART of Wenchao Group, a leading Asian supermarket chain. According to the web services company, the solution will bring Alibaba Cloud’s proven cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that has been supporting Alibaba Group from ecommerce, payment […]


stc pay partners with Visa to launch digital payment solutions

Saudi Arabia-based stc pay, a digital wallet and subsidiary of stc Telecom Company, and digital payments firm Visa, have signed a strategic partnership to launch customer-centric financial services and digital payment solutions to stc pay customers. The new agreement, Visa’s first fintech collaboration in Saudi Arabia, further builds on stc pay and Visa’s alliance from […]


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