Rene Millman
Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware
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hacking

Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware

Criminals impersonating WHO, DHL, and vaccine manufacturers in phishing campaigns
15 Jan 2021
Private cloud investment boosting hybrid cloud push
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hybrid cloud

Private cloud investment boosting hybrid cloud push

New findings see the hybrid cloud market growing 39% over the next five years
14 Jan 2021
Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts

Pass-the-cookie attacks help sidestep organizational security
14 Jan 2021
Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims
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Capcom data breach adds another 40,000 estimated victims

The gaming company now estimates up to 390,000 have been affected
13 Jan 2021
What is public key infrastructure (PKI)?
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Security

What is public key infrastructure (PKI)?

This technology can help secure data using a number of components
12 Jan 2021
Parler suffers data leak before being taken offline
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social media

Parler suffers data leak before being taken offline

Hackers could combine leaked data with phishing emails to exploit users
12 Jan 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
12 Jan 2021
Android malware vendor teams with marketer to promote new malware
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malware

Android malware vendor teams with marketer to promote new malware

Rogue malware can take over devices and exfiltrate data, warns researchers
11 Jan 2021
United Nations suffers potential data breach
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data breaches

United Nations suffers potential data breach

Hackers could have breached the database long before the UN applied a patch
11 Jan 2021
The best UK coding and app development courses
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Development

The best UK coding and app development courses

Use your time at home to learn the skills needed to get a better job
11 Jan 2021
Red Hat acquires Kubernetes security firm StackRox
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Acquisition

Red Hat acquires Kubernetes security firm StackRox

Red Hat said it would use the deal to bolster the security of OpenShift platform
8 Jan 2021
Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak
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hacking

Misconfigured Git servers lead to Nissan data leak

Leak stemmed from Nissan using of default “admin” password
7 Jan 2021
BackupAssist teams with Wasabi to offer cheaper backup for businesses
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BackupAssist teams with Wasabi to offer cheaper backup for businesses

The two companies claim the backup solution is 80% cheaper than using S3 buckets
6 Jan 2021
Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware
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ransomware

Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware

As hospitals bravely cope with Coronavirus, hackers sense an opportunity to cash in
5 Jan 2021
Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize
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Policy & legislation

Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize

More than 200 employees sign up to support union efforts, but there’s still work to do
4 Jan 2021
Take command of your computer with a command line interface
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operating systems

Take command of your computer with a command line interface

A CLI might not look as good as a GUI, but it can pack a punch
24 Dec 2020
How to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Does Windows 10 feel a bit sluggish for you? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS...
23 Dec 2020
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
Windows 10
operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode - jump in!
23 Dec 2020
How to protect against a DDoS attack
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the rise - here's how to fight back
23 Dec 2020
Authentication bypass vulnerability discovered in Bouncy Castle
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cyber security

Authentication bypass vulnerability discovered in Bouncy Castle

Attackers can bypass password checks in applications that use Bouncy Castle’s OpenBSDBcrypt class.
18 Dec 2020
Openreach to hire 5,000 new engineers to support full fibre rollout
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Network & Internet

Openreach to hire 5,000 new engineers to support full fibre rollout

Its entire 27,000-strong commercial fleet will be replaced with electric vehicles by 2030
18 Dec 2020
Stolen card details now selling for 225% higher than in 2018
Dark Web
data breaches

Stolen card details now selling for 225% higher than in 2018

Report also finds UK passports are worth $3,500 each on the dark web
18 Dec 2020
People's Energy data breach affects all 270,000 customers
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hacking

People's Energy data breach affects all 270,000 customers

The company says financial data was kept in a separate system and remains secure
18 Dec 2020
Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks
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hacking

Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks

Hackers used emulators to access thousands of customer accounts repeatedly
17 Dec 2020
VMware will continue remote working to promote workplace diversity
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VMware

VMware will continue remote working to promote workplace diversity

Employees will have multiple working arrangements to pick from
17 Dec 2020
Samsung and IBM develop hybrid cloud for 5G enterprise and edge computing
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hybrid cloud

Samsung and IBM develop hybrid cloud for 5G enterprise and edge computing

The plan should help organizations tackle growing volumes of data at the edge
17 Dec 2020
Researchers turn an air-gapped system into a Wi-Fi transmitter
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malware

Researchers turn an air-gapped system into a Wi-Fi transmitter

Malware planted on computers could use electromagnetic signals from memory to transfer data wirelessly
17 Dec 2020
Google-Qualcomm partnership makes four years of Android updates a reality
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Google Android

Google-Qualcomm partnership makes four years of Android updates a reality

The work will lead to lower upgrade costs and support for devices for longer periods of time, Google claims
17 Dec 2020
Malware found on popular Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo browser extensions
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malware

Malware found on popular Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo browser extensions

Chrome and Edge extensions laced with malware have already been installed three million times
17 Dec 2020
Most retailers stepped up IT security for the holiday season
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cyber security

Most retailers stepped up IT security for the holiday season

Nearly four-in-five retailers ramp up cyber security due to the potential rise in online fraud
16 Dec 2020
IBM buys digital payments company Expertus Technologies
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cloud computing

IBM buys digital payments company Expertus Technologies

IBM said that the acquisition brings decades of consulting experience on payment modernisation to the company
16 Dec 2020
DocuSign’s new service leverages text messages to get signatures
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business management

DocuSign’s new service leverages text messages to get signatures

The electronic signature company claims the new service will lead to quicker signatures
16 Dec 2020
Microsoft Office arrives on Apple Silicon Macs
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office arrives on Apple Silicon Macs

The updated universal apps will also work on Intel-powered machines
16 Dec 2020
Android and iOS users blackmailed by 'Goontact' spyware
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spyware

Android and iOS users blackmailed by 'Goontact' spyware

The malware targets users of illicit sites and steals personal information stored on their mobile devices
16 Dec 2020
IBM looks to tackle plastic waste with new cloud data platform
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Cloud

IBM looks to tackle plastic waste with new cloud data platform

The data platform hosted on IBM cloud will track plastic waste and recovery globally
15 Dec 2020