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Malicious Android adware apps downloaded 500,000 times

Malicious actors managed to foil Google's Play Protect app vetting process and place numerous malicious apps into the store Sophos Labs by having them lay doggo before activating and bombarding the victim with unwanted ads.

Former US national security official criticises background checks

Keith Lowry took time on a trip to Australia to warn that background checks do not make the cut when trying to stop insider threats.

IRM boss says government is to blame for cyber-skills gap

IRM CEO Charles White says the reason there is a cyber-skills gap in the UK is due to the onerous security checks imposed by government and its inability to introduce more appropriate procedures.