Information scraped from LinkedIn user profiles includes full names, gender, email addresses and phone numbers
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Analysis: UK prides itself on GCHQ’s cyber capability – so availability of Raab’s number will have been embarrassing for him
Finding Dominic Raab’s mobile phone online is more than just embarrassing for the foreign secretary: it also represents a security risk, just as when it emerged Boris Johnson’s number could be easily found online in April.
Sophisticated spyware technology – of the type available to a rapidly growing number of governments outside the west – can, in some circumstances, be secretly inserted into a person’s phone without any interaction from the target.Continue reading...
Exclusive: Finding raises questions for security services weeks after similar revelations about PM’s number
The private mobile number of Dominic Raab, the UK foreign secretary, has been online for at least 11 years, raising questions for the security services weeks after the prime minister’s number was also revealed to be accessible to anyone.
Raab’s number was discovered by a Guardian reader using a Google search. It appears to have been online since before he became an MP in 2010, and remained after he became foreign secretary and first secretary of state – de facto deputy prime minister – in 2019.Continue reading...
From 28 June to 28 July, PCI SSC stakeholders can participate in a Request for Comments (RFC) on a draft of the PCI DSS v4.0 draft validation documents. As indicated in a recent post on the PCI DSS v4.0 timeline, this RFC was added as a unique opportunity for the industry to provide feedback on drafts of the v4.0 Report on Compliance (ROC) Template and the ROC Attestations of Compliance (AOC). This RFC also introduces a new approach to merchant self-assessments, called Merchant Assessment Forms (MAFs), intended to replace Self-Assessment Questionnaires.