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CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks
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CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks

Attacks have hit federal, state, and local governments
25 Feb 2021
Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: IBM, VMware and Python
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Weekly threat roundup: IBM, VMware and Python

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
25 Feb 2021
Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data
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Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data

Cyber criminals obtained partial financial data following successful credential stuffing attacks
25 Feb 2021
Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups
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Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups

The renewed partnership will also include access to senior figures at VMware and Nvidia
25 Feb 2021
NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir
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Policy & legislation

NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir

The Open Democracy suggests that the controversial contract hasn't had any data protection impact assessments
25 Feb 2021
Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"
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Policy & legislation

Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"

29 million people may be entitled to compensation of up to £30 each if a legal claim from watchdog Which? is successful
25 Feb 2021
Don't rely on data scientists to do AI heavy lifting, former IBM exec warns
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Don't rely on data scientists to do AI heavy lifting, former IBM exec warns

Ex-IBM Watson lead Phil Westcott says he has witnessed “a lot of overspending and wasted resources” during his career
25 Feb 2021
Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules
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Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules

The two companies believe companies should be able to report breaches without legal retribution
24 Feb 2021
FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021
HPE's new business unit aims to fuel enterprise 5G adoption
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HPE's new business unit aims to fuel enterprise 5G adoption

The HPE Communications Technology Group will help telcos and enterprises take advantage of 5G market opportunities
24 Feb 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021
Intel joins forces with Google Cloud for 5G edge services
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Intel joins forces with Google Cloud for 5G edge services

The partnership will focus on scalable network and edge deployments across a range of services
24 Feb 2021
VMware patches critical ESXi and vSphere Client vulnerabilities
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VMware patches critical ESXi and vSphere Client vulnerabilities

These include a 9.8-rated bug that hackers can exploit to execute remote commands with unrestricted privileges
24 Feb 2021
Gov considering revamp of NHS app for vaccine certification
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Software

Gov considering revamp of NHS app for vaccine certification

Privacy campaigners say vaccine IDs only offer a "future of more controls, not more freedom"
24 Feb 2021
Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack
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Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack

Hackers compromise the data of 25 firms as part of an attack against Accellion's legacy FTA application
24 Feb 2021
UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple
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Policy & legislation

UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple

However, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the game developer's case against Google can move forward
24 Feb 2021
FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies
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FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program would expand existing subsidies for pandemic-stricken households
23 Feb 2021
Austin Energy warns of scammers soliciting payments in the wake of mass power outages
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Austin Energy warns of scammers soliciting payments in the wake of mass power outages

Criminals threaten to disconnect power unless the customer makes a payment
23 Feb 2021
Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox
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Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox

Linux firm bolsters security capabilities missing from its OpenShift Kubernetes platform
23 Feb 2021
Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020
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Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020

Trend Micro found attackers also heavily targeted VPNs
23 Feb 2021
Mindtree achieves Google Cloud partner status
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Mindtree achieves Google Cloud partner status

The Indian cloud migration and analytical specialist is now a recognised Google partner
23 Feb 2021
Apple overtook Samsung to become top smartphone vendor in Q4
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Hardware

Apple overtook Samsung to become top smartphone vendor in Q4

The last time Apple held this prestigious title was in the fourth quarter of 2016
23 Feb 2021