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Warning: Credential stuffing attacks now a rising security threat

17 June 2021 in Security

There has been an exponential rise in the number of of credential stuffing attacks - or automated attempts to compromise…

Equinix aims for Global Climate-Neutral Target in 2030

17 June 2021 in Climate

Digital infrastructure company Equinix says it is committed to becoming climate-neutral and has set a science-based target (SBT) for emissions…

Amazon Launchpad Innovation winners get $200k each

16 June 2021 in Strategy

Amazon Australia has announced the winners of its Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grantsinitiative, awarding five grants worth more than $200,000 each to…

Fake online reviews account for $1.2 billion of e-commerce sales in Australia this year: study

16 June 2021 in Security

Fake online reviews will be responsible for $1.2 billion of Australian ecommerce purchases made in 2021, according to newly published…

digiDirect hit with penalties by ACCC for misleading consumers about ‘storewide’ sales

16 June 2021 in Technology Regulation

Australian electronic goods retailer digiDirect – trading as Digital Imaging Express Pty Ltd – has paid $39,240 in penalties after…

carbonTRACK appoints tech veteran Brenton Spear as CEO

15 June 2021 in People Moves

Australian smart energy innovator carbonTRACK has appointed technology veteran Brenton Spear as chief executive officer to work alongside founder Spiros…

Canalys forecasts smartphone shipments to grow 12% in 2021, to 1.4 billion units

15 June 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Despite supply pressures, analyst firm Canalys suggests the global smartphone market will grow 12% in 2021, representing a strong recovery…

Atlassian Foundation leads creation of Deed of Equity Gift for startup founders

15 June 2021 in Strategy

Australian software company Atlassian’s non-profit charity support group Atlassian Foundation has partnered with PwC Australia, Herbert Smith Freehills, and Australian…

Australia Post, Western Union expand partnership to launch digital money transfer service

10 June 2021 in Deals

Cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments provider Western Union has announced the expansion of its 17-year relationship with Australia Post,…

The internet outage - Fastly: A customer did it (kinda)

10 June 2021 in Networking

  Fastly's latest response to yesterday's outage puts the blame indirectly on an unnamed customer.

The overnight internet outage - an update

09 June 2021 in Networking

Internet CDN provider Fastly has admitted that last night's outage was due to a configuration error.

Payment redirection scams cost Australian businesses $128 milion in losses in 2020

09 June 2021 in Security

Payment redirection scams were the most financially damaging scams for Australian businesses in 2020 according to the competition watchdog, the…

AFP demonstrates no further powers needed in fight against encryption

09 June 2021 in Government Tech Policy

ANALYSIS The Australian Federal Police appears to have provided the best possible argument for not passing federal bills that seek…

Kaspersky trio spots Vista-era zero-days exploited through Chrome

09 June 2021 in Security

Global security firm Kaspersky has revealed that targeted attacks against a number of companies, which it noticed in April, initially…

Major internet outage - resolved

08 June 2021 in Networking

The internet outage this evening has been resolved, although we still don't know the cause.

Breaking IT News

Templafy closes $60 million investment; sees 121% increase in net new ARR additions

18 June 2021 in Business IT

Content enablement platform Templafy has managed to raise $60 million in funding. The investment puts the company in a position…

Global conversational commerce spending over RCS messaging forecast to grow US$27 billion by 2025

18 June 2021 in Business IT

Juniper Research in its report forecasts that the RCS will be the fastest-growing conversational commerce channel over the next five…

Drivers making 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) a real alternative - CommsWire Editor Opinion

17 June 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Is the business case for 5G FWA looking good?  With mmWave 5G reaching 10km, and improving costs driven by Open…

Jamf bolsters security capabilities

17 June 2021 in Security

Apple enterprise management specialist Jamf has announced a series of new security capabilities.

Nokia opens new O-RAN Collaboration and Testing Centre in the U.S.

17 June 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Nokia announced that it has opened its first Open RAN (O-RAN) Collaboration and Testing Center at its offices in Dallas,…

Ericsson Mobility Report: More than half a billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2021

17 June 2021 in Telecoms & NBN

Ericsson projects that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021, driven by an estimated one…

Cohesity announces record third quarter 2021 financials

17 June 2021 in Strategy

COMPANY NEWS: At a time when organisations are focused on simplifying data management, mitigating threats from ransomware attacks, and accelerating…

Nintex honours 18 organisations with 2021 Nintex Solution Innovation Awards

17 June 2021 in Business Software

COMPANY NEWS: Nintex's annual customer awards program celebrates public and private sector organisations in every industry and geography for their…

Sisense achieves partner status with Snowflake

17 June 2021 in Market

Business analytics platform provider Sisense has achieved premier partner status with data cloud company Snowflake with its ‘optimised real-time live…

Dementia Australia launches mobile app to help care workers and people living with dementia

17 June 2021 in Health Apps

The mobile app, Ask Annie, educates and trains care workers through self-paced learning modules, guides them through a range of…

Avast warns of fake apps and banking trojans on Android as Apple's Tim Cook warns of 47x more malware than iOS

17 June 2021 in Apps

If you're not downloading Android apps from official, trusted app stores, if you're not checking multiple reviews, if you're not…

Communication technology investments critical to the growth of construction sector: report

17 June 2021 in Business IT

Optus Business’ report notes that the construction sector is now expanding, and investments in communication technology will play a key…

 

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