Kaspersky Lab has recorded a surge in malicious campaign activity that jeopardizes credit card data stored in hotel information systems, including data obtained from online travel agencies. At least 20 hotel brands have been attacked - in Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, France, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Thailand and Turkey. According to the popular Bit.ly service, which was used to mask a malicious link, it was distributed in many other countries, which means that the amount of compromised data can be much larger. [Profit]
Instagram has announced it has begun global testing of its most high-profile update. Users from all over the world will soon stop seeing likes under other people 's posts. Developers reported this in their Twitter. [hi-tech.mail.ru]
Digital transformation is one of the main goals of the modern state. A lot of attention is paid to this sphere in Kazakhstan. In 2017, the state program Digital Kazakhstan was adopted, the purpose of which is to accelerate the pace of development of the economy of the country, as well as to improve the quality of life of the population through the use of digital technologies. The country 's economy is increasingly digitized. In 2018, the share of organizations using computers increased from 70.7% to 77.7%. Meanwhile, the share of organizations with access to the Internet increased from 67.7% in 2017 to 75.1% in 2018, and the share of organizations with Internet resources - from 21.7% to 22.3%, reports Ranking.kz. [Profit]
Apple warned owners of iPhone 5 and other older smartphones and tablets that without an update iOS their devices would stop working normally. [hi-tech.mail.ru]
According to a study conducted by Juniper Research, by 2024 the total value of transactions on MFC will exceed $1 trillion. Growth will be 70% (from $580 billion in 2019). The number of MFS users in all emerging markets is also projected to reach 1.2 billion (from 890 million in 2019). Africa and the Middle East alone will account for more than 600 million users by 2024. [Profit]
Information security experts found that hackers from Turla were able to make changes to Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome on other people 's computers. In this way, cyber criminals were able to track even encrypted traffic. This is reported by [ZDNet].
The American company Microsoft at a press event in New York (USA) announced the motto Surface Duo, which runs on the operating system Android. The corresponding video of the device is placed on the YouTube. [Lenta.ru]