QCC’s Technical Director, Jason Dibley, is delivering a workshop at the Orchard Hotel, Singapore over the 16th & 17th of January next year (2020). The workshop will provide attendees with an understanding of what’s involved with Technical surveillance Countermeasures and why it’s needed.
Earlier this month it was reported by concerned users that
whilst scrolling through Facebooks app, their iPhones cameras were turned on in
Brought to light by multiple posts on twitter, Facebook’s iPhone app contained a bug that whilst users were looking at photos or watching videos, their cameras …read more
Japanese hotel chain, Henn na, has been forced to
issue an apology after a major security flaw was discovered with their in-room
robots by a security researcher.
The chains parent company, HIS Group, owns several locations
across Japan that all use robots to carry out various tasks in the hotel. The robots
are …read more
A report was published last week by a group of researchers
who were able to use lasers to control the three biggest smart assistants,
Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. The devices received inaudible, sometimes
invisible, commands from the lasers. The researchers were able to send commands
such as asking the smart assistants …read more
British defence contractor, Simon Finch, claimed he had passed
on top-secret military information to foreign governments and was charged under
the official secrets act.
Finch worked for BAE systems and described himself as ‘someone
who works upon classified systems’ and added that he is ‘somewhat
autistic and a near-photographic memory’. He claimed …read more
Earlier this week a security flaw with one of Samsung’s
flagship phones, the Galaxy S10, was reported in the UK. The flaw enabled a
user to bypass the S10’s fingerprint reader, using any fingerprint to unlock
the device, no matter what biometric data was saved on the device.
In the past, the …read more
An executive of Russia’s state-owned aircraft engine maker,
United Engine Corp, was arrested in Italy on charges from the United States.
The Justice Department announced that the charges were to do with an attempt to
steal aviation secrets.
The executive in question is Alexander Korshunov. Korshunov
is 57 years old, the head of …read more
Last month, the director general of a Royal Canadian Mounted
Police (RCMP) intelligence unit had charges brought against him for disclosing
classified information to an unspecified foreign entity.
The accused, Cameron Jay Ortis, began his career with the
Mounted Police in 2007 and was once the director general of the RCMP’s National
Intelligence …read more
It’s been said that the small mammals can differentiate
between calls made by potential predators, giving them an idea of when best to
In the USA scientists have been observing squirrels in the
state of Ohio, in both residential areas and public parks. In both areas the
scientists observed the grey squirrels, …read more
Last month it was reported by Motherboard that Microsoft is
employing contractors to listen to recordings of personal conversations held on
Skype through their translation service. Motherboard obtained several internal
audio recordings, screenshots and documents that show what’s been happening.
Skype stated that their services ‘collects and uses’
any calls that use the …read more