Malicious Cryptocurrency Miners Gaining Momentum

WatchGuard’s Q1 2018 Internet Security Report reveals a rise in crypto-miner attacks and geographically targeted malware campaigns 2 July 2018 – WatchGuard® Technologies’ latest Internet Security Report reveals that 98.8 percent of seemingly common Linux/Downloader malware variants in Q1 2018 were actually designed to deliver a popular Linux-based cryptocurrency miner. This is just one of several signs that malicious crypto-mining malware is becoming a top tactic among cyber criminals. The report details delivery mechanisms for…

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Aareon Managed Services Enable WHG to Add Additional Housing Systems More Quickly And To Drive Value For Money

One of the Midlands most successful housing associations, whg, has extended its use of housing technology through the deployment of Managed Services from Aareon UK (www.aareon.co.uk). By choosing this route, whg has not only boosted Value For Money (VFM) but also significantly reduced the time taken for new services to become fully operational. Sound System FoundationsThe first phase of whg’s technology investment was the Aareon 1st Touch mobile responsive repairs system. This is currently used…

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Mitek’s Mobile Verify Selected by New Cryptocurrency Trader, DXE

Automated ID Verification Solution Speeds ComplianceSAN DIEGO, CALIF. and LONDON, UK, July 3, 2018 – Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK), a global leader in digital identity verification solutions, today announced it will provide automated ID verification for new cryptocurrency trading platform, DXE. Mitek’s Mobile Verify solution will help DXE provide KYC-compliant identity verification for all customers from the platform’s go live date, as part of DXE’s ambition to stay ahead of future regulatory requirements. Mitek’s technology is…

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ADLV Urges Fleet Managers To Increase Online Licence Check Frequency For High Risk Drivers

Citing recent road safety figures, the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) is urging fleets to increase the frequency of driving licence checks on high risk drivers. According to new ADLV recommendations, monthly checks should be carried out on drivers with more than nine points as a matter of best-practise. The recommendations seek to build on guidelines by the Freight Transport Association and FORS (Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme) which both recommend drivers should be checked…

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