Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Google warns developers off cryptomining

Google has updated its developer guidelines for the Google Play store. Under the heading Cryptocurrencies is now states: "We don't allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices." The announcement comes not long...
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Zendesk adds Ada for richer support conversations

Zendesk has partnered with Ada, a leading provider of customer support chat bots. The Ada chatbot solution is now deeply integrated into Zendesk Chat. Ada is an AI powered solution specifically...
CloudBees Core released as a Kubernetes-native application

CloudBees Core is now a Kubernetes-native application

DevOps vendor CloudBees has released CloudBees Core as a Kubernetes-based solution on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace. This is the company's first product to be delivered as a Kubernetes-native application. Formerly...
DevOpsGroup launches its academy

DevOpsGroup launches its Academy

DevOps consultancy and training organisation, the DevOpsGroup, has launched the DevOpsGroup Academy. It's self-proclaimed mission is to: "eradicate the UK’s tech skill shortage and invest in the high-performing IT professionals of...
Equinix builds new data centre in Oman

Equinix plans new data centre in Oman

Equinix is to build its first data centre in Oman as part of a joint venture with local telco Omantel. The data centre will deliver services to customers across the Middle...
Aaron Ganek talks AI and Cloudtenna

Aaron Ganek talks AI and Cloudtenna

Enterprise Times dropped in to see Cloudtenna who recently launched their AI solution for the enterprise file search market. We managed to get some time with Cloudtenna co-founder, Aaron Ganek to...
CloudBees raises $62 million for DevOps expansion

CloudBees banks $62 million in new funds 

Enterprise DevOps company CloudBees has banked $62 million in its first funding round for three years. This latest funding takes the total raised to $113.2 million since 2010 (figures from Crunchbase). The...
Ribbon Communications wins 50,000 seat UC deal

US DoD signs 50,000 seat UC deal

Ribbon Communications has signed a 50,000 seat Unified Communications (UC) deal with the US Department of Defense (DoD). The deal is being promoted as one of the largest VOIP deals ever completed....
Terry Erisman talks in-memory computing

Terry Erisman talks in-memory computing

GridGain is holding its In-Memory Computing Summit Europe 2018 in London this week. A few weeks ago, Enterprise Times went to see Terry Erisman, VP of Marketing at GridGain Systems. ET was...
Telstra wields the axe

Telstra cuts jobs and prepares more asset sales

Communications company Telstra has announced its latest strategy for the business called Telstra2022. The company claims that its moves will: "improve customer experience, simplify structure and cut costs." At the heart of...

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Hacking prosecutions in UK fell in 2017

Hacking prosecutions continue to fall

There were just 47 prosecutions for hacking under the Computer Misuse Act in 2017 claims UK legal firm RPC. It is 18% lower than...
Team Warrior won the NCA-set F2F cyber security challenge

Forensics key to NCA challenge

29 people, one just 14 years of age, gathered at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom for the latest Cyber Security Challenge face-to-face...
Marap downloader uses evasion techniques

Millions of emails spreading the Marap downloader

Researchers at Proofpoint have identified a new malware downloader they have called Marap. It is being used in a new email malspam campaign aimed...
FlawedAmmyy RAT targets users in banks

Malspam campaign drops FlawedAmmyy RAT

Trustwave has spotted a new malspam (malware spam) campaign posing as an invoice. Malspam emails with infected invoices are nothing new. Most organisations see...

MedChain and Cognition Foundry to use blockchain and IBM technology  

MedChain, a start-up building globally compliant healthcare blockchain and decentralized applications (dApps) for electronic medical records (EMRs), has announced it is teaming up with...
Okta finds Microsoft MFA vulnerability

Vulnerability hits Microsoft MFA

Multifactor Authentication is seen as the solution to weak password-based security. Unfortunately, like any solution, it is just as prone to vulnerabilities as anything...
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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,...
Cyber Resiliency with Felicity March

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...
FAXPLOIT

 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...