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Microsoft has had its very own ‘who, me?’ moment after being forced to apologise for a bug that spammed administrators of its popular Teams platform.

ransomware-pipeline

The hacking gang behind the Colonial Pipeline attack has started to point the finger at a rival gang – as the FBI launch a major investigation.

ATM Hacks

Criminals stuck at home during Covid pandemic steal cash from ATM’s with software hacks – Physical attacks plumet.

Used Microsoft Software

ValueLicensing is suing Microsoft for £270m in damages in the English High Court, alleging that the US company is trying to crush a multibillion-dollar market in second-hand versions of its software.

Multi-Cloud Network Transparency

Cloud Connectivity transparency ought to be considered as a critical component of any cloud, hybrid-cloud or multi-cloud deployment. Simplicity of a network overview is particularly important given the unique nature of Cloud Connect. Administrators and network engineers demands on time and resources are continually evolving and skills stretched to the limits.

Cyber Ransom

A nasty cyber gang claims to take a bite out of Apple with $50 million ransom. The gang of cyber criminals are demanding the Cupertino-based firm pay up the money or they will release Apple device blueprints.

Facial Recognition

Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its “deep and non-democratic intrusion” into people’s private lives says the the EU’s privacy watchdog, the European Data Protection Supervisor, (EDPS).

Surveillance

Surveillance: It is a little known but obvious irony that the efforts of the Chinese government to keep tabs on its populace with surveillance means it must demand its own domestic tech companies install weakened security.

Cyber Cheats

The US Justice Department is creating a task force to tackle the growing threat of ransomware and extortion schemes targeting school districts.

Hacker for hire

Businesses, and anyone caught in a bad-tempered divorce, should be on the alert for mercenary hackers for hire. Firms large and small have been victim to keypad for hire gunslingers who possess tech savvy skills to breach the most sophisticated defences.