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Overcoming adversity to come back even stronger
Business strategy

Overcoming adversity to come back even stronger

Founders and CEOs reveal how they have dealt with existential crises
19 Sep 2020
Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data
cyber crime

Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data

The company celebrates its latest victory against Martin Tripp, who was accused of hacking and sharing sensitive information
18 Sep 2020
Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send
Graphic representing the Firefox Send service
malware

Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send

Service abandoned after it was exploited by hackers to spread malware
18 Sep 2020
Big data is 'giving us an edge over hackers' for the first time, says Microsoft CISO
Data on screen, viewed by shadowy hacker
Security

Big data is 'giving us an edge over hackers' for the first time, says Microsoft CISO

Massive amounts of network, endpoint, application and identity signals are being used to train machine learning models and improve detection
17 Sep 2020
Seagate unveils 18TB data centre hard drive
data centres

Seagate unveils 18TB data centre hard drive

The scalable Exos X18 drive helps businesses tackle ever-increasing volumes of data
17 Sep 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
software development

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020
MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365
cloud security

MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365

Hackers could exploit errors in the ‘inherently insecure’ protocol implemented on widely-used cloud services
15 Sep 2020
'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores
hacking

'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores

The personal details of tens of thousands of customers were stolen from just one compromised Magento-powered site
15 Sep 2020
Data breach exposes details of 18,000 people who tested positive for COVID-19
data breaches

Data breach exposes details of 18,000 people who tested positive for COVID-19

Human error sees Welsh residents' details leaked for 20 hours on a public-facing server
15 Sep 2020
What is private browsing?
Security

What is private browsing?

Private-browsing capabilities are baked into the internet browsers you use everyday. Here's why it's important
15 Sep 2020
What is DevOps?
DevOps

What is DevOps?

How the merger of development and operations could help your business
14 Sep 2020
Oracle confirms bid to become TikTok's "trusted tech partner"
Business strategy

Oracle confirms bid to become TikTok's "trusted tech partner"

Oracle has confirmed it may be within striking distance of a deal with Bytedance after Microsoft’s efforts failed
14 Sep 2020
What is cache memory?
Processor
data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
14 Sep 2020
IBM ‘discriminated against older employees’ when making job cuts
Careers & training

IBM ‘discriminated against older employees’ when making job cuts

The majority of employees discharged between 2013 and 2018 were over 40, with many rehired on weaker terms
14 Sep 2020
Bluetooth advocacy group warns of critical encryption exploit
vulnerability

Bluetooth advocacy group warns of critical encryption exploit

The vulnerability allows third-parties to overwrite the key used to establish a link between two devices
11 Sep 2020
Oppo Find X2 Lite review: 5G for the masses
Mobile Phones

Oppo Find X2 Lite review: 5G for the masses

This fantastically affordable mid-range smartphone ticks all the right boxes
10 Sep 2020
What is text mining?
big data analytics

What is text mining?

Your business can gain valuable insights by letting AI analytics loose on your emails and documents
10 Sep 2020
Red Hat and IBM launch OpenShift software marketplace
Cloud

Red Hat and IBM launch OpenShift software marketplace

Enterprise customers can deploy more than 50 apps across AI, big data, and other categories
10 Sep 2020
Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware
ransomware

Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware

Early investigations suggest the attack is limited to the company's own internal systems
10 Sep 2020
How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing
data protection

How businesses were left to scramble over data collection for coronavirus contact tracing

The lack of sufficient advice has opened the door for third-party tech firms to normalise massive-scale data harvesting
9 Sep 2020
What is an output device?
Hardware

What is an output device?

Monitors, speakers and printers all count as output devices, receiving data from your computer
9 Sep 2020
Dynabook Portégé X30L-G review: Strong and steady
Laptops

Dynabook Portégé X30L-G review: Strong and steady

This ultralight enterprise powerhouse excels on substance but falls flat on style
9 Sep 2020
Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments
cyber attacks

Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments

TeamTNT has been caught using the genuine Weave Scope Docker and Kubernetes tool as an effective backdoor to target servers
9 Sep 2020
Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats
trojans

Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats

An evolved form of the banking Trojan was distributed by number one-ranking Emotet in a campaign that hit 5% of businesses globally
9 Sep 2020
Matt Hancock commits to ‘data deregulation’ drive across the NHS
public sector

Matt Hancock commits to ‘data deregulation’ drive across the NHS

The health secretary blasts privacy-first culture as the chief barrier to innovation despite growing number of success stories
8 Sep 2020
Public sector 'risking GDPR violations' by overworking DPOs
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Public sector 'risking GDPR violations' by overworking DPOs

Surging workloads for government data protection teams haven’t been matched with greater staffing
8 Sep 2020
Millions of WordPress sites targeted by File Manager zero-day
WordPress app icon on iOS device
zero-day exploit

Millions of WordPress sites targeted by File Manager zero-day

A dramatic surge in attacks saw one million sites targeted on 4 September alone
7 Sep 2020
Epic Games demands Apple restores developer account
Development

Epic Games demands Apple restores developer account

The firm has filed for an injunction that would restore Fortnight on the App Store to avoid “irreparable harm”
7 Sep 2020
Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure
privacy

Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure

The social network complained that limiting the potential to target iOS users would see developers’ revenues collapse
4 Sep 2020
Facebook unveils new vulnerability disclosure policy
vulnerability

Facebook unveils new vulnerability disclosure policy

The company will publish all flaws it discovers within 21 days, if third-party developers don’t respond to communication
4 Sep 2020
Intel pledges more power and battery life with Tiger Lake CPUs
components

Intel pledges more power and battery life with Tiger Lake CPUs

The embattled firm hopes to turn over a new leaf with a branding refresh and launch of the ‘EVO’ standard
3 Sep 2020
Xanadu launches first quantum computer that can operate at room temperature
Technology

Xanadu launches first quantum computer that can operate at room temperature

The company hails world first as it takes on established 'conventional' quantum giants
3 Sep 2020
Android and iOS updates pave the way for app-free contact tracing
Development

Android and iOS updates pave the way for app-free contact tracing

The latest OS upgrades will allow authorities to manage COVID-19 outbreaks by sending notifications direct to handsets
2 Sep 2020
How tech firms are responding to the UK's Digital Services Tax
Policy & legislation

How tech firms are responding to the UK's Digital Services Tax

It seems customers will feel the brunt of the new levy in most cases
2 Sep 2020
Facebook updates hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election
social media

Facebook updates hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

The social media firm will limit message forwarding, and use its improved AI to remove hate speech
1 Sep 2020