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Chinese ‘Fireball’ malware infects 250 million

Researchers have discovered a new type of malware that has infected over 250 million computers globally. The malware, dubbed ‘Fireball’, turns web browsers into zombies, manipulated for the purpose of generating advertising revenue. Analysts at CheckPoint Security found the malware had spread to 250 million machines worldwide, infecting 20% of corporate networks. The Fireball malware… Read More

Zomato hacked, 17 million users’ data stolen

Food tech company Zomato has been hacked in a security breach which leaked over 17 million user records. The stolen data includes user email addresses and password hashes. A hacker, known as ‘nclay’, claims to have hacked Zomato and stated that he was looking to sell the data across the Dark Web. The cybercriminal set the price… Read More

VMware acquires app analytics startup Apteligent

VMware has acquired app intelligence startup Apteligent as the cloud and virtualisation giant seeks to optimise its mobile offerings and improve user experience. In a blog post explaining VMware’s motives behind the Apteligent acquisition, Sumit Dhawan, SVP of end-user computing and general manager of desktop products and solutions, wrote that the move was in order to… Read More

Google mishandled NHS patient data, investigation warns

The Information Commissioner’s Office is expected to publish a letter later today questioning Google DeepMind’s management of NHS patient data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) initiated an investigation last March through the National Data Guardian (NDG) to review Google’s partnership with the NHS. A preliminary result outlined in a letter from the NDG to DeepMind… Read More

LYNK & CO and Ericsson drive forward built-in car sharing

The two companies have debuted a new in-car, app-based sharing feature at a Shanghai demonstration A major breakthrough in built-in car sharing has been witnessed at a demonstration from LYNK & CO and Ericsson. The two companies tested the new in-car, app-based sharing feature at a live demonstration on 17th April 2017 in Shanghai. LYNK… Read More