Posts Tagged ‘Vatican cybersecurity’

Location-based apps pose security risk for Holy See

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
Holy See security risk

The use of location-based apps within secured areas of the Vatican is posing a security risk for the Holy See, even at the diplomatic and international relations level. At least 32 mobile devices emitted hookup or dating app data signals from areas of the Vatican ordinarily inaccessible to tourists and pilgrims. The information came from Read more

Chinese hackers impersonate Catholic news outlets for gain

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
Vatican internet security

Chinese hackers are again suspected of exposing Vatican internet security. Cyberscoop reports hackers posed as journalists in order to gain an advantage for China in negotiations with the Holy See. Researchers at the security firm Recorded Future first identified hackers affiliated with a group called Mustang Panda in July. The hacker group was conducting Read more