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Apple suffers major info breach, data of 800,000 Swiss citizens exposed

In early February 2018, an unknown source posted iBoot source code on GitHub, the code responsible for iOS trusted boot process. The leak is the largest in the history of the company and makes it easier for attackers to hack the operating system of Apple devices. Further investigation revealed a trainee was involved in the […]

New digital skills university planned for Milton Keynes

Plans have been unveiled for a new university in Milton Keynes focused on digital skills. It is hoped that around 5,000 students will study for qualifications in areas such as digital, cyber, autonomy, robotics and artificial intelligence at the university, which is currently called MK:U. The first undergraduate cohort is expected to start in 2023. […]

Munters launches new cooling technology for data centres

SyCool ITC offers data centre owners and operators an energy efficient indirect cooling solution without the need for water. Munters Group has announced the launch of an exciting new cooling technology into the Data Centre industry. SyCool ITC, Indirect Thermosyphon Cooling, provides an efficient cooling solution for new and existing data centres where access to […]

Study finds $200 billion in illegal cybercrime profits laundered yearly

Bromium, Inc., the pioneer and leader in application isolation using virtualisation-based security, has announced the findings of an independent, academic study into the macro economics of cybercrime and how cybercriminals launder and ‘cash out’ the profits of criminal endeavours. The findings are part of a larger nine-month study titled Into the Web of Profit, sponsored […]

77% of businesses expect to experience email fraud in the next year

Global market research from Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, reveals 82% of boards are concerned with email fraud and more than half (59%) consider it a top security risk — no longer just an IT issue. Yet almost a third (30%) of respondents cited a lack of executive support as a key challenge to […]

Riverbed Launches Digital Performance Platform and New Brand Identity

Digital performance company Riverbed Technology has launched its Riverbed Digital Performance Platform and unveiled a brand new identity. The announcements are the result of a multi-year strategy from Riverbed – which has sites in Johannesburg and Pretoria – to lead in digital performance, which included several strategic acquisitions, organic development of digital performance and cloud-based […]

McAfee Labs reports record surges in healthcare attacks

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: March 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017. McAfee Labs saw on average eight new threat samples per second and the increasing use of fileless malware attacks leveraging Microsoft PowerShell. […]

Schneider Electric showcases Oman’s Smart Cities innovations

Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, in partnership with Knowledge Oasis Muscat and the French Embassy in Oman, has launched a showcase of Smart City innovations that could enable residents and businesses to save money on their utilities. “As Oman’s population and business sector grows, the government needs to ensure safe, reliable […]

Huawei top filer with European Patent Office in 2017

Huawei was the biggest filer of patents with the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2017, becoming the first Chinese company to reach the number-one spot. The EPO’s annual report shows the Office received nearly 166,000 European patent applications last year, an increase of nearly 4% and an all-time high. Huawei filed 2,398 patents with the […]

UK colocation start-up IP House deploy Schneider Electric EcoStruxure

IP House, a London-based data centre start-up and new entrant to the UK colocation market, has selected EcoStruxure IT, the next-generation cloud-based Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) platform, to provide 24/7 monitoring of their ISO-accredited facility. “During the planning stages, we chose to utilise software from an industry-leading vendor. One that had a reputation for […]