Cyber criminals have hit the website of leading retirement specialist Actuaries and Associates using the REvil ransomware and are threatening to leak the 2000-odd social security numbers they have collected of those who use the service.
On what appears to be big day for announcements about Windows ransomware attacks, a gang says it has used the Maze ransomware to attack the infrastructure of X-FAB, a foundry group based in Lubbock, Texas, that claims to be number one in the world for for analog/mixed-signal semiconductor applications. The company has already acknowledged the attack which was apparently carried out on 5 July.
Malicious attackers claim to have staged an attack on the website of Cooke County in Texas using the REvil ransomware and have posted screenshots of what they claim are documents and data from the county's police department on the dark web.
Chinese telcom giant Huawei Technologies is suing US telco Verizon for patent infringement after previously failing to get an agreement through negotiations on license terms over a “significant period of time".
Global communications giant Motorola Solutions has paid US$445 million to acquired VaaS International Holdings, a data and image analytics company based in Livermore, California and Fort Worth, Texas.
Global cyber security firm Forcepoint has appointed a veteran technology marketing executive, Matt Preschern, as its chief marketing officer.
Apple has announced that it will expand its operations in Austin, Texas, with a new campus to be built in North Austin at an estimated cost of US$1 billion.
Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei has lost a legal battle over the theft of smartphone technology that enables access to 3G and 4G networks, and could face a ban on sale of such devices in the UK.
Microsoft has released an overview of the problems suffered by its Azure cloud platform beginning on 4 September, saying that the investigation would continue and a detailed analysis would be released later.
Telstra has appointed Texas-based 30-year veteran telco executive, Roy Chestnutt, to its board.
The United States has ramped up the pressure on Australia to keep Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei out of major Australian contracts, with a Republican Congressman warning that the US-Australia relationship could be damaged if the Chinese vendor was involved in building 5G networks Down Under.
Apple may face another stoush with the US authorities over encryption after it was served with a search warrant by Texas Rangers who are investigating a shooting at a church in the state by a man known as Devin Kelley.
People want to keep Austin "weird," but Ericsson will keep Austin unwired with its 5G design site opened there, with 80 designers to be employed by mid-2018.
Texas electrical engineering operator Power Quality Engineering has exposed electrical infrastructure data compiled by its engineers on such companies as Dell, the City of Austin, SBC, Freescale, Oracle and Texas Instruments to public view on the Internet.
A federal jury in Texas has ordered Google to pay US$20 million to an inventor and his partner for infringing on three anti-malware patents in its Chrome browser.
IT performance management company SolarWinds has appointed a new head of its Pacific region business, including Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
eCommerce platform vendor Bigcommerce has made its first acquisition, buying Texas-based mobile retail technologies provider Zing.
The famous annual SXSW music, film and interactive 9-day festival is happening right now, with its live and on-demand video experiences for 2015 powered by Brightcove.
Cloud-based workforce management application vendor Enverro, formerly PRM Cloud Solutions, is seeking to raise $4 million through an IPO next month to fund Australian growth and international expansion.
A car partly powered by its own body panels could be on our roads within five years following the development of breakthrough nanotechnology by Queensland’s University of Technology.
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