What an incredible year we've had so far - and finally, we're into December - 2021 can't come soon enough!
With that said - here's the news of the day that you need to know:
The accelerated shift towards remote working will continue to create new opportunities for cyber attacks in the year ahead, according to one global security firm.
Big Bother: Attackers claim to have used the Windows DoppelPaymer ransomware to hit leading British television production company Endemol Shine, which makes the Big Brother series, and have published a few files from the company that they claim to have exfiltrated from its systems.
Taking up the fight to Optus’ price match scheme, Telstra has started one of its own, so that “If you find a better price for an Australian retailer on a huge range of post-paid phones within 7 days of receipt of the phone, we’ll credit your bill”.
D-Link has introduced two new wireless broadband devices - a 4G Cat 6 802.11AC Wi-Fi hotspot, along with a 4G USB USB Adapter, for excellent mobile broadband anywhere, compatible with any SIM card rather than being locked to one telco.
The people running the iPad edition of The Age, a prominent newspaper based in Melbourne, have told its staff that they will all be stood down as of Monday, a reliable industry source has told iTWire.
The authorities at Baltimore County Public Schools, which was hit by ransomware last week, appear to have realised that Windows was a factor in the infection, and have advised students to avoid using Windows-based devices until further notice.
Professional services firm Accenture has acquired Melbourne-based cloud migration service provider Olikka, with particular expertise on AWS and Azure.
And of course, there's plenty more so for all the news visit www.itwire.com.
Have a great day - and remember, it's just 24 days until Chrismas!
Alex Zaharov-Reutt, Newsletter Editor, iTWire
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