Palantir Technologies, a big data, and analytics company, as recently filed its Form D showing that it is currently accumulating private funding of $961,099,010, said Tech Crunch. Of this amount, $549,727,437 has already been secured. According to reports, the firm...
Following a legal challenge and backlash from privacy and free speech organization, Open Rights Group (ORG), the British government has been forced to admit that its Test and Trace program had not passed the required privacy risk assessment. The...
Cloud infrastructure provider Data Storage Corporation (DSC) partners with Sophos in the move to expand its cybersecurity portfolio. The company announced the alliance last Thursday, indicating that Sophos can help create enhanced security solutions to its networks. For DSC President...
GristyMcFisty used our news submit to tell us about this news he spottted over at DigiTimes. DVD manufacturing is realy getting tough. How much longer can this go on? ...
Two weeks ago, MasterCard felt the wrath of Anonymous Operation Payback-style DDoS attacks after refusing to process payments that were intended to fund WikiLeaks, the website which began leaking confidential US diplomatic cables last month. Now, the company is preparing to head down another controversial path by pledging to deny transactions which support websites that host pirated movies, music, games, or other copyrighted content.
Security professionals showed concern over a human error that could potentially worsen cloud capabilities and accidentally expose cloud data to the public. About 93 percent of security experts believe that human error is responsible for exposing sensitive data, making it...
The adoption rate of Windows 10 has come to a halt, according to numbers reported by market analysis company Netmarketshare. While Microsoft's marketing department uses every opportunity to boast about the number of devices running Windows 10, the worldwide market share of Windows PC grew with only 0.06%.
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Slack Technologies Inc. disclosed a major vulnerability plaguing its desktop app last Friday, August 28, 2020. While a patch has been issued for the software bug, Mashable reports the flaw could have greatly impacted users’ computers. Although the bug has...
High-end PC gaming seller Razer has recently been involved in a data leak incident due to a server misconfiguration. The unsecured database reportedly exposed the personal information of approximately 100,000 customers. Razer is a Singaporean-American high-end PC gaming manufacturer that...
A total of 87 percent of the PS3 owners use the console to watch Blu-ray movies. With latest announcement the Playstation 3 has proven to be a significant weapon in Sony's Blu-ray push.
Technology critic and former Sun Microsystems engineer Jakob Nielsen isn't impressed by Amazon's first shot at the tablet PC market. The expert awarded the Kindle Fire low marks across several key areas, calling its general usability "disappointingly poor" and Silk web browser "clunky and error-prone." Tell us how you really feel, Mr. Nielsen.
Sony threw its upcoming handheld system the PlayStation Vita a grand coming out party at E3 this June, showcasing titles in development while avoiding specifics such as a launch date. This week at the annual Tokyo Game Show, it did the opposite. Sony announced that both PS Vita models will land in Japanese stores on December 17th, 2011 with a healthy launch line-up of 26 games and over 70 more in the works. Other details called excited gamers back to reality.
Brunei’s Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications (MTIC) has announced that Cyber Security Brunei (CSB) has been operating since August 1, said The Scoop. The statement was made after its website launch. MTIC minister YB Dato Seri Setia Abdul Mutalib Pehin...
Security group Gunnebo recently suffered a data breach compromising thousands of sensitive files related to the Swedish Parliament, alarm systems, and bank vaults, said The Local Sweden. Hackers were able to steal 18 gigabytes of data with 38,000 files. The...
Cyber security experts have recently identified the existence of a new Android malware called Ghimob that spies and steals data from more than 100 apps, said ZDNet. Particularly, the malware targets financial applications. Originating from Brazil, Ghimob is a trojan...

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