Danny Bradbury
Google settles tax payment in Ireland
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Business

Google settles tax payment in Ireland

Company makes settlement for back tax and interest payments
26 Nov 2021
Thousands of printers at risk of denial of service attacks
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cyber security

Thousands of printers at risk of denial of service attacks

Attackers can easily manipulate the 9100 port to hijack hardware and steal data, researchers claim
25 Nov 2021
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
Security

RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines

Stealth malware deploys key loggers and information stealers
24 Nov 2021
GoDaddy data breach exposes over 1.2 million customer details
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data breaches

GoDaddy data breach exposes over 1.2 million customer details

Attacker had access to admin passwords for over two months
23 Nov 2021
Pizza chain exposed 100,000 employees' Social Security numbers
California Pizza Kitchen store
data breaches

Pizza chain exposed 100,000 employees' Social Security numbers

Former and current staff at California Pizza Kitchen potentially burned by hackers
19 Nov 2021
FTC raises concerns over Nvidia’s Arm purchase
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mergers and acquisitions

FTC raises concerns over Nvidia’s Arm purchase

US worries mirror concerns in UK and Europe
18 Nov 2021
Out-of-hours ransomware attacks have a greater impact on revenue
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ransomware

Out-of-hours ransomware attacks have a greater impact on revenue

Seven in ten security pros called in to handle attacks were intoxicated, report finds
18 Nov 2021
Over a third of applications have high-risk vulnerabilities
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Software

Over a third of applications have high-risk vulnerabilities

Synopsys report reveals that 97% exhibit some form of vulnerability
16 Nov 2021
US and Israel join forces to fight ransomware
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ransomware

US and Israel join forces to fight ransomware

The two countries will share details of cyber security incidents and threat intelligence
15 Nov 2021
Google warns of data-stealing macOS bug
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vulnerability

Google warns of data-stealing macOS bug

Hackers exploited the flaw to target a Hong Kong media outlet's website and pro-democracy labor and political group
12 Nov 2021
Attackers use CSS to fool anti-phishing systems
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phishing

Attackers use CSS to fool anti-phishing systems

Inserting invisible links throws off natural language processing, say researchers
11 Nov 2021
Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance

Database giant will adjust cloud transfer fees for Cloudflare customers
10 Nov 2021
Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time
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web browser

Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time

Gecko-based browser arrives after Microsoft removes restrictions
9 Nov 2021
Tesla shares fall after Musk Twitter poll
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business management

Tesla shares fall after Musk Twitter poll

Tesla CEO asked social media users whether he should sell 10% of his shares in the company
8 Nov 2021
FBI warns scammers are using cryptocurrency ATMs to siphon cash
Monero cryptocurrency
cryptocurrencies

FBI warns scammers are using cryptocurrency ATMs to siphon cash

Criminals will stay on phone with victims as they make payments, says advisory
5 Nov 2021
Boeing gets green light for satellite internet
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Network & Internet

Boeing gets green light for satellite internet

Company plans more modest constellation than SpaceX's
4 Nov 2021
Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users
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Linux

Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users

Browser graduates to stable channel
3 Nov 2021
FAA worried about safety equipment interference from 5G
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5G

FAA worried about safety equipment interference from 5G

Prepare for 5G effect on aircraft altimeters
2 Nov 2021
Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'
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Laptops

Chromebook shipments plunge due to 'shift in demand'

Sales of Chrome OS devices fell 29.8% in the third quarter of 2021 to 6.5 million units, according to IDC
1 Nov 2021
Smartphone shipments slip in Q3
Smartphone shipments
Mobile Phones

Smartphone shipments slip in Q3

Supply chain shortages accelerate slowdown, says IDC
29 Oct 2021
HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%
Https attacks on the increase
Security

HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%

Tech companies hit hardest by attacks using encrypted protocol
28 Oct 2021
Apple and AWS unveil sustainability commitments ahead of COP26
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Software

Apple and AWS unveil sustainability commitments ahead of COP26

Big tech firms join Microsoft in working towards net zero targets
27 Oct 2021
70% of IT workers skip key security steps due to work pressures
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Security

70% of IT workers skip key security steps due to work pressures

Report finds that a fifth of DevOps and security professionals have considered quitting their jobs due to stress
26 Oct 2021
Ransomware hit industrial sector the hardest in the third quarter
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ransomware

Ransomware hit industrial sector the hardest in the third quarter

Cyber criminals are now also targeting the technology sector, which saw a 30% rise in attack volume
25 Oct 2021
AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11
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Hardware

AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11

Both companies shipped software updates to address two performance issues
22 Oct 2021
Facebook's Oversight Board demands more transparency
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social media

Facebook's Oversight Board demands more transparency

Board bashed the social media giant for its preferential treatment of certain high-profile accounts
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 Oct 2021
Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack
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ransomware

Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack

Many companies are willing to make ransomware payments in the face of the growing threat
19 Oct 2021
Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
New MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch models
Laptops

Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

Apple's latest high-end laptops pack the company's second-generation homegrown silicon
18 Oct 2021
MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies
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phishing

MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies

The attack has been linked to a long-standing Russian cyber crime group
15 Oct 2021
Senators seek to reform Section 230 protections
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Policy & legislation

Senators seek to reform Section 230 protections

Platforms would be liable for knowingly promoting harmful content under bill
14 Oct 2021
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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ransomware

Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 Oct 2021
Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app
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Linux

Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app

The shift to the Microsoft Store decouples the Linux component from the Windows Update cycle
12 Oct 2021
Senators urge FTC to enforce child privacy laws
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privacy

Senators urge FTC to enforce child privacy laws

Lawmakers wrote to the FTC Commissioner, asking her to enforce new child protection measures
8 Oct 2021
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
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Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
8 Oct 2021