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Global logistics firm DHL was the most imitated brand in phishing attempts in the final quarter of 2021 tracked by the Israeli firm Check Point Research, with 23% of such emails containing a reference to the company.

Published in Security

In this world of modern digital assistants it's become commonplace to call upon your device by name. However, it’s also caused suffering in the lives of ladies named Alexa with everyone they meet thinking it’s funny to boss them around.

Published in The Wired CIO
Monday, 20 December 2021 17:22

Avast warns of Amazon Token crypto scam

Scammers are capitalising on rumours that Amazon may be planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, according to security company Avast.

Published in Security

A serious vulnerability in the Log4j Java-based logging library is affecting many enterprise applications and cloud services.

Published in Security

Cloud technology provider DNX Solutions has joined FinTech Australia’s corporate partnership program to level the playing field for emerging fintechs with cloud solutions.

Published in Business IT

Indian retail outlet Future Retail has released details of dealings with global retail giant Amazon in a bid to break off a deal between the two companies.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 10:57

Marketplacer hires former Amazon exec Rinker

Online marketplace platform operator Marketplacer has appointed Brittany Rinker to the newly created role of vice president of community.

Published in People Moves

India's second biggest retail outlet, Future Retail, has been asked to submit details of a deal with Amazon to the Enforcement Directorate, an Indian law enforcement agency.

Published in Strategy

The UK's signals intelligence organisation, GCHQ, and MI5 and MI6 will use Amazon Web Services for hosting classified material in a deal estimated to be worth up to £1 billion (A$1.83 billion) over a decade.

Published in Cloud

Online retail giant Amazon has been accused of misleading the government's Committee on the Judiciary about its business practices, in the wake of a Reuters report that the company was copying Indian products and manipulating search results to favour its own products over private Indian brands.

Published in Strategy

Amazon-owned video streaming service Twitch TV appears to now be in damage control mode over the leak of 125GB of data which was reported last Thursday.

Published in Security

Online retail giant Amazon has been accused of copying Indian products and manipulating search results to favour its own products over private Indian brands, according to a Reuters investigation. Amazon has denied the claims.

Published in Strategy

Amazon-owned video streaming service Twitch TV says it has reset all keys for streamers following the news of a leak of 125GB of data from the platform.

Published in Security

ANALYSIS A Facebook engineer issued a command to assess the availability of global backbone capacity and this, unintentionally, took down all the connections in the company's backbone, effectively cutting off all its data centres, the company says.

Published in Security

The world is awash in the most advanced streaming devices ever, with Amazon's new Fire TV Stick 4K Max amping up the processing power, the Wi-Fi support, with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, a voice control remote and plenty more.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 23 September 2021 22:07

Maaaate: Alexa learns Australia's most unique phrases

Strewth! Having done a vibe check, Alexa speaks 'Strayan at long last, and knows that "Barbie" isn't a plastic doll, at least in the Strayan context, that "Yeah/Nah" is something Aussies really say and can turn on the lights when you ask to flick it on, but still can't flick off the mozzies, or at least, not yet!

Published in Home Tech

COMPANY NEWS: Snowflake, the data cloud company, today announced the Financial Services Data Cloud, which unites Snowflake’s industry-tailored platform governance capabilities, Snowflake- and partner-delivered solutions, and industry-critical datasets, to help financial services organisations revolutionise how they use data to drive business growth and deliver better customer experiences.

Published in Data

Global networking products manufacturer Juniper Networks in 2008 incorporated a flawed algorithm from the NSA in its NetScreen devices, even though the company was aware of the flaw that was suspected to provide a backdoor.

Published in Security

Clicks and mortar marketplace Flash Market offers one-hour delivery service to small businesses to help them potentially sell their goods and showcase it to millions of consumers.

Published in Apps

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