In Episode 15 of the Cybersecurity & Geopolitical Podcast from Security magazine, hosts Ian Thornton-Trump and Philip Ingram discuss current developments in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical shifts in global intelligence, and app-based data collection.
A viral warning based on non-credible threats of school violence caused real-world security responses after a video went viral on TikTok. The phenomenon raises questions about the effects of mis- and disinformation.
According to a recent ransomware study, cybercrime rings have used fake apps related to the COVID-19 pandemic to target individuals. New research looks at the most impersonated apps, along with trends in other cyberattacks.
Much like the long-standing debate around 5G, President Trump’s recent decision to sign an executive order that may see TikTok and WeChat banned, and has now evolved into a bidding war for TikTok’s U.S. operations with Oracle leading as the potential winner, has brought the world’s attention to the inherent security challenges that complex global digital communications and connectivity present.