Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

More files exfiltrated from medical insurer Medibank Group during a ransomware attack have been released on the dark web site of the attacker(s). Ransomware generally attacks only systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Security firm F5 has released patches for vulnerabilities in its BIG-IP and BIG-IQ products, after the flaws were reported to it on 18 August by threat research outfit Rapid7.

European smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2022 declined by 16% year-on-year to a shade more than 40 million units, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, attributing this to economic challenges that placed constraints on consumer demand.