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BT Group extends Kyndryl deal to migrate legacy mainframe apps to the cloud
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Business strategy

BT Group extends Kyndryl deal to migrate legacy mainframe apps to the cloud

Applications will either be repackaged for cloud environments, dismantled and have their functionality transplanted into other apps, or retired comple…
31 Jan 2023
Oracle’s Java subscription changes spark concerns over cost hikes for smaller businesses
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Software

Oracle’s Java subscription changes spark concerns over cost hikes for smaller businesses

Smaller businesses could incur significant cost hikes as high as 1,400% with most new customers expected to pay at least double
31 Jan 2023
Tech Nation to cease operations as government funding dries up
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startups

Tech Nation to cease operations as government funding dries up

The decision to shut down could throw the future of the tech visa scheme into doubt
31 Jan 2023
Nuvias UK partners with Pentera to deliver its security validation platform
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Business strategy

Nuvias UK partners with Pentera to deliver its security validation platform

Pentera says Nuvias was the “logical choice” to help expand its channel reach and enterprise presence
31 Jan 2023
Cyber criminal groups wooing hackers with seven-figure salaries and holiday pay
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cyber crime

Cyber criminal groups wooing hackers with seven-figure salaries and holiday pay

Paid leave, competitive salaries, and ‘friendly team’ environments were among the benefits highlighted by dark web job ads
31 Jan 2023
Business leaders continue to raise salaries as tech layoffs mount
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Careers & training

Business leaders continue to raise salaries as tech layoffs mount

Only 5% of CFOs said they would be reducing staff compensation amid a challenging economic climate
31 Jan 2023
Yandex data breach reveals source code littered with racist language
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data breaches

Yandex data breach reveals source code littered with racist language

Yandex source code for a range of key services was leaked to a popular hacker forum last week
30 Jan 2023
10 million customers exposed in JD Sports cyber attack
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cyber attacks

10 million customers exposed in JD Sports cyber attack

The sports fashion retailer has urged customers to be “on the look-out" for scam emails in the wake of the incident
30 Jan 2023
US extradites French ShinyHunters hacker, faces 123 years in prison
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hacking

US extradites French ShinyHunters hacker, faces 123 years in prison

The hacker is believed to be a member of the hacking group known for its spree of data breaches across 2020 and 2021
30 Jan 2023
Dell snaps up cloud orchestration startup Cloudify
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mergers and acquisitions

Dell snaps up cloud orchestration startup Cloudify

Deal could be worth up to a reported $100 million for the Israeli cloud business
27 Jan 2023
Bitwarden users raise alarm over 'highly convincing' Google malvertising risks
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Security

Bitwarden users raise alarm over 'highly convincing' Google malvertising risks

The volume of fake ads impersonating popular software has increased significantly in recent months
27 Jan 2023
FBI's landmark Hive ransomware takedown 'a drop in the ocean'
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cyber crime

FBI's landmark Hive ransomware takedown 'a drop in the ocean'

A huge win for law enforcement, but the 'hacking back' takedown of Hive's domain is just a small drop in the expansive ransomware ocean
27 Jan 2023
UK government set to subsidise chip manufacturing in bid to cut overseas reliance
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components

UK government set to subsidise chip manufacturing in bid to cut overseas reliance

The move looks to bolster domestic production capabilities and support UK manufacturers
26 Jan 2023
CISA: Phishing campaign targeting US federal agencies went undetected for months
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phishing

CISA: Phishing campaign targeting US federal agencies went undetected for months

Threat actors used legitimate remote access software to maliciously target federal employees
26 Jan 2023
Dutch hacker steals data from virtually entire population of Austria
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data breaches

Dutch hacker steals data from virtually entire population of Austria

The data was stolen from a misconfigured cloud database found by the attacker through a search engine
26 Jan 2023
NCSC warns UK under state-sponsored spear-phishing attacks from Russia and Iran
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cyber security

NCSC warns UK under state-sponsored spear-phishing attacks from Russia and Iran

The acceleration in spear-phishing campaigns last year coincided with the escalating conflict in Ukraine, according to the NCSC
26 Jan 2023
Mitel set to acquire Atos’ unified communications and collaboration business Unify
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mergers and acquisitions

Mitel set to acquire Atos’ unified communications and collaboration business Unify

The acquisition will take Mitel’s customer base to more than 75 million users and over 5,500 channel partners
26 Jan 2023
Scottish scale-ups buck global investment trends with record-breaking year of funding
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startups

Scottish scale-ups buck global investment trends with record-breaking year of funding

KPMG’s latest Venture Pulse survey shows that Scotland is cementing a reputation as an attractive market for VC investment
26 Jan 2023
More than half of tech workers ‘pre-emptively’ applying for roles in anticipation of layoffs
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recruitment

More than half of tech workers ‘pre-emptively’ applying for roles in anticipation of layoffs

As layoffs continue to plague the tech sector, many workers are exploring new options to avoid being caught up in redundancy waves
25 Jan 2023
GoTo admits hackers stole customer backups in LastPass breach
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hacking

GoTo admits hackers stole customer backups in LastPass breach

In addition to losing encrypted backups such as hashed passwords, the firm has confirmed hackers stole an encryption key relating to the data
25 Jan 2023
Report: Regulatory and monetary incentives needed to adopt safer programming languages
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programming languages

Report: Regulatory and monetary incentives needed to adopt safer programming languages

Companies have been urged to create plans on how they intend to get rid of memory-unsafe code in their products
25 Jan 2023
Microsoft cloud revenue still sky-high as device sales continue to slide
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Cloud

Microsoft cloud revenue still sky-high as device sales continue to slide

The company's latest earnings call revealed that Azure cloud products delivered better-than-expected results while numbers in other divisions fell sub…
25 Jan 2023
Delinea appoints David Castignola as new CRO, sales leader
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Security

Delinea appoints David Castignola as new CRO, sales leader

The 25-year veteran joins after previously holding leadership positions at Optiv and RSA
25 Jan 2023