Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Xero gobbles Hubdoc up from its ecosystem

Taking a leaf out of the Salesforce playbook Xero has acquired Hubdoc for around US$70 million. Hubdoc was already a respected partner on the Xero marketplace. It captures information from documents,...
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IFS Maintenix goes from good to better

IFS has announced the latest update to its IFS Maintenix Operator Edition product. Version 8.3 demonstrates a continued the investment in the market leading software that the company inherited when it...
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Hackers cryptojack Brazil via MikroTik routers

A known vulnerability in MikroTik routers has allowed hackers to launch a massive cryptomining attack in Brazil. The attack was noticed by Simon Kenin, Security Researcher at Trustwave. Kenin saw a...
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Storm clouds or a ray of sun for Sage ?

The Sage (LON:SGE) share price dropped sharply (646p to 612.80p) before its trading update for the third quarter 2018. It has since recovered (646.80p) as the update revealed a solid quarter...
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Is Ramco blossoming?

Ramco has announced a solid quarter of growth in revenues and profit that was hindered again by foreign currency exchange rates. Revenue for the quarter was up 11% year on year...
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One IT Nation for all?

ConnectWise has announced that it to consolidate its conferences, networking and training events under a single brand, IT Nation. This includes the operations of HTG, the international consulting, coaching and peer...
FIN7 leaders indicted

US brings charges against leaders of FIN7 hacking group

The United States Department of Justice has unsealed indictments against three high-ranking members of an international hacking group. Dmytro Fedorov, 44, Fedir Hladyr, 33, and Andrii Kolpakov, 30, are all Ukrainian...

Ambrosus launches Mainnet to improve supply chain transparency

The Ambrosus Mainnet blockchain platform enables businesses to ensure the quality of their products. Ambrosus now offers a blockchain and IoT platform - AMB-NET 1.0 - for quality assurance in food...
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Workday completes Adaptive Insights acquisition

Workday has completed its acquisition of Adaptive Insights for $1.55 billion. The acquisition was first announced in June and more details are emerging. As originally announced the business win run as...
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A digital path for Wood in the Middle East

Cormac Watters and Infor continues to build out his senior executive team. Within the EMEA region he has appointed Jonathan Wood to head up the IMEA (India, Middle East and Africa)...

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Oracle punches Rimini Street hard in court

Oracle has issued an almost gleeful announcement after its latest win in its ongoing litigation battle against Rimini Street. In contrast Rimini Street issued...

Partnership to accelerate space exploration through blockchain

Goonhilly Earth Station (Goonhilly), the UK satellite communications and space gateway, has announced it is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit. Their intention...
KeyPass ransomware starts to spread

KeyPass is the latest ransomware to hit computers

In the last week security researchers from several companies have reported seeing a new ransomware. It is called KeyPass and, according to Bleeping Computer,...
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Talking Cyber Resilience with Felicity March

The risk of a business threatening cyber-attack is ever present today. Ransomware locks up data making it hard for businesses to operate. The impact...
Confiant detects largest single day malvertising attack

4 million malvertising hits blocked in a single day

Confiant has revealed that on 11 June it blocked the biggest single-day malware redirect ever seen. The attack lasted for more than 7.5 hours...
Do you have sufficient in-house cyber security skills?

Do you have sufficient in-house cyber security skills?

Struggling to find staff with cyber security skills? Can't find affordable staff to protect your data? That's not the case for customers of backup...
Duo Security investigates Twitter bots

Duo Security hunts Twitter Bots

There is considerable attention on the problem of fake social media accounts. These accounts are enrolled into botnets that are used to push fake...
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 Hackers give the Fax a new lease of life

Forgotten about that fax in the corner of the office? Once the ‘must have’ communications device in every office, it has since be usurped...
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mPOS devices open to fraud and theft

UPDATED (see bottom of article) Positive Technologies has published a list of vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology. The vulnerabilities allow malicious merchants to change...
Ethical hacking jobs outstrip demand

Ethical hacking jobs outstrip demand

Want a new job? Want one with a big pay packet where a shortage of competition means salaries will stay high for years to...

TradeLens blockchain shipping solution attracts >90 participants

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) and IBM have announced the creation of TradeLens, a joint development by the two companies. This applies blockchain to...
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How to create a signature in Outlook

Outlook has been with us a very long time. Some of the people that I train have been using it for many years. Despite...
Perception Point protects cloud-based storage

Perception Point protects Box, Dropbox, OneDrive and others

Israeli security company, Perception Point, has released anti-malware protection for shared storage drives. Called Advanced Shared Drive Security, it is targeted at users of OneDrive,...
Manufacturers facing increased cyberattacks

Manufacturers facing increased cyberattacks

The manufacturing industry is at risk of increased cyberattacks due to industrial IoT devices and Industry 4.0 initiatives. This is due to the way...