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Cloudflare scuppers Twilio-like cyber attack with hardware keys
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cyber security

Cloudflare scuppers Twilio-like cyber attack with hardware keys

Phishing attempt was unable to gather information required to access the company’s systems thanks to secure hardware MFA
11 Aug 2022
Darktrace partners with HackerOne to bring AI to attack resistance
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cyber security

Darktrace partners with HackerOne to bring AI to attack resistance

New collaboration combines Darktrace’s attack surface management technology with HackerOne’s continuous security assessment capabilities
11 Aug 2022
Google adds stronger safeguards for Workspace accounts
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collaboration

Google adds stronger safeguards for Workspace accounts

An automatic safety features notify users of risky account actions
11 Aug 2022
Three ransomware attacks hit single company over two weeks
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ransomware

Three ransomware attacks hit single company over two weeks

It's the first time an attack of this nature has been seen by the expert researchers
11 Aug 2022
DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project
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Network & Internet

DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project

11 firms in total will compete to design a satellite translation system, to allow seamless military use of existing networks
11 Aug 2022
Cisco Talos confirms data breach after ransomware gang 'forces' incident disclosure
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data breaches

Cisco Talos confirms data breach after ransomware gang 'forces' incident disclosure

The attack has been attributed to an initial access broker linked to LAPSUS$ and the Yanluowang ransomware groups
11 Aug 2022
DoD taps up Torch.AI to strengthen cyber security capabilities
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cyber security

DoD taps up Torch.AI to strengthen cyber security capabilities

The new threat intelligence system eliminates conventional constraints on data analysis
11 Aug 2022
Surging inflation is driving people to cryptocurrencies
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Surging inflation is driving people to cryptocurrencies

Binance claims the future is bright for digital tokens as a UN trade body warns cryptocurrencies may enable tax evasion
11 Aug 2022
Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts
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Mobile

Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts

#GetTheMessage seeks to create viral pressure on Apple, with Google shaming its competitor for clinging to standards from which the rest of the market…
10 Aug 2022
DoJ will soon sue Google over non-competitive digital ads
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Business

DoJ will soon sue Google over non-competitive digital ads

The news follows the EU’s antitrust probe into Google's app store rules
10 Aug 2022
Google announces new cloud regions in Asia Pacific
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Google announces new cloud regions in Asia Pacific

The regions join six planned and 34 already operational Google Cloud regions
10 Aug 2022
Dogwalk RCE variant among 121 vulnerabilities fixed in Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday
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zero-day exploit

Dogwalk RCE variant among 121 vulnerabilities fixed in Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday

The second-biggest security update released by Microsoft this year featured 17 critical-rated RCEs and privilege escalation bugs
10 Aug 2022
Waterstones suffers stock nightmare after botched IT upgrade
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digital transformation

Waterstones suffers stock nightmare after botched IT upgrade

High street retailer recently upgraded its stock distribution management system to Blue Yonder
10 Aug 2022
Barclays strikes deal with Microsoft to migrate staff to Teams
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collaboration

Barclays strikes deal with Microsoft to migrate staff to Teams

Popular collaboration platform will be used by the bank’s 120k staff and service partners around the world
10 Aug 2022
Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul
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Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul

New UI and productivity features coming soon as Microsoft pivots OneDrive as a central hub for hybrid workers
10 Aug 2022
BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe
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Network & Internet

BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe

The breakthrough marks the first successful use of such technology on a live network, and could lead to dramatic network improvements
9 Aug 2022
deBridge suspects Lazarus Group behind attempted phishing attack
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phishing

deBridge suspects Lazarus Group behind attempted phishing attack

macOS systems remain unaffected, states deBridge co-founder Alex Smirnov
9 Aug 2022
Intel launches Arc Pro GPUs for creative apps
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Hardware

Intel launches Arc Pro GPUs for creative apps

The Pro series includes two new GPUs intended for desktops, while the A30 is aimed at laptops
9 Aug 2022
Meta clamps down on South Asian cyber espionage operations involving Facebook
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cyber warfare

Meta clamps down on South Asian cyber espionage operations involving Facebook

The firm’s latest threat intelligence report discloses successful takedowns in India, Greece, South Africa and Indonesia
9 Aug 2022
Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign
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Security

Twilio account breach result of sophisticated social engineering campaign

Employees were subjected to personalised texts that impersonated Twilio's IT department, in a strategic credential harvesting operation
9 Aug 2022
Logicalis snaps up UK-based IT consultancy Q Associates
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mergers and acquisitions

Logicalis snaps up UK-based IT consultancy Q Associates

MSP extends specialist Microsoft and data-centric IT services capabilities across the UK and Ireland
9 Aug 2022
Nvidia revenue falls short of expectations in Q2
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Hardware

Nvidia revenue falls short of expectations in Q2

Decline in channel partner sales fuels company’s quarterly revenue shortfall
9 Aug 2022
Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre
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data centres

Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre

Three people working on a substation near the facility were critically injured, according to reports
9 Aug 2022