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Police in the UK have arrested seven teenagers who are allegedly connected to the attack group Lapsus$ that has been in the news recently over attacks on Samsung, Microsoft and Okta.

Published in Security

Internal files from the Swedish telecommunications equipment vendor Ericsson have been leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, showing details of how the firm allegedly paid bribes to the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq in order to continue selling its services there.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Industry body Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) has joined a working group of broadcasters, carmakers and tech experts collaborating on the innovation of radio in Android Automotive.

Published in Entertainment

Multi-cloud data stack provider DataStax has opened its new regional headquarters in Singapore and made two senior appointments.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 15:10

New Relic's new APJ CTO is Michael Fleshman

Observability specialist New Relic has appointed Michael Fleshman to the role of chief technology officer for Asia-Pacific and Japan.

Published in People Moves

Windows ransomware groups have been devising newer and newer ways of putting pressure on their victims to pay up. The latest tactic seems to be finding digital traces of someone who is looking at porn during office hours - and then embarrassing the organisation in question and forcing a payment.

Published in Open Sauce

The BBC has questioned whether Microsoft's publication of a post claiming that firmware attacks are on the rise is a red herring to distract from the issues the company is having with Microsoft Exchange Server.

Published in Open Sauce

SeaChange, a global public supplier of video delivery software, has been reportedly hit by a Windows ransomware attack, with the malware in question being REvil aka Sodinokibi.

Published in Security

Video software and services company Ooyala says it will work with the global media industry's business change network, the UK-based Digital Production Partnership, on its efforts to advance new global news-industry standards for the use of metadata.

Published in Data
Thursday, 21 December 2017 07:55

UK teen gets suspended sentence for DDoS attacks

A British teenager has been given a 16-month suspended sentence for his "substantial" role in launching a number of distrubuted denial of service attacks on a number of well-known UK and US websites in 2015 and 2016.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 01:36

Telstra, Foxtel partner on Foxtel Now package

Telstra has partnered with Foxtel to offer mobile customers 12 months free access to content packs from online streaming service, Foxtel Now.   

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The British government is contemplating legislation that would make it mandatory for Internet communications to be provided to agencies within a day after they were conducted.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 08:51

Dendy Direct hooks up with BBC

There's now another way to watch highly-regarded BBC TV shows.

Published in Entertainment

Once again, Microsoft has been caught out putting the security of its users at risk, by employing what has been described as a "nasty trick" to force an upgrade to Windows 10.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 18 March 2016 10:40

Malvertising hits BBC, Newsweek, NYT and MSN

Links to malware inside online advertising bypassed the security systems of the advertising serving companies and distributed ransomware to unsuspecting ‘link clickers’.

Published in Security

Presto has added HD to some of its content, and has separately added nearly 100 hours of BBC TV’s documentaries from July 16.

Published in Entertainment

Facebook’s newly launched hosted news publishing platform, Instant Articles, is a first step to a new business model to deliver news, and signifies a significant “shift of power” between the news publishers and social networks, according to a US analytics firm.

Published in Internet of Things

Take that, Presto - Fetch TV is adding seven premium channels to its service from 1 February 2015, including BBC First, BBC Knowledge, BBC UKTV, The Food Network and HGTV from SCRIPPS, NBC’s Universal Channel and Fox’s Nat Geo WILD.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 28 November 2014 15:29

'Syrian Electronic Army' subverts web traffic

A number of high-traffic websites have been affected by interfering with a single DNS setting at a popular domain registrar.

Published in Security
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