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Canadian consumers to get blockchain

IBM And SecureKey Technologies are to deploy a digital identity and attribute network based on blockchain. The solution is aimed at making life easier for consumers to prove their identity and share personal data. This is not just about “who am I?” It is also about allowing consumers to share other data such as salary or earning…

Now it’s the SAP and Google marriage

At Google Cloud Next ’17 conference, Diane Greene, SVP Google Cloud and Bernd Leukert, executive board member, products and innovation, SAP announced a strategic co-innovation partnership between the two companies. The partnership will see both companies looking to help businesses run on the public cloud. Coming so soon after the announcement between IBM and Salesforce…

Secdo adds Linux support

Security vendor Secdo has added Linux to the list of operating systems supported by its Pre-emptive Incident Response product. It has provided a short list of supported versions of Linux including RHEL, Ubuntu and CentOS. While it doesn’t name SUSE Enterprise Server (SES) it does say that it is also supporting other versions of Linux.…

Malvertising grows faster than advertising

RiskIQ has released its 2016 Malvertising Report (registration required). It shows a significant spike in malvertising across 2016 with growth more than twice that of 2015. This compares to growth in the legitimate online advertising market which was predicted to be less than 10% in 2016. That prediction came from eMarketer back in April 2016.…

Is your Android device DOI?

Google added a feature called Verify Apps when it released the Jelly Bean version of the Android operating system. It has now issued an blog that says over 25,000 malicious apps have been spotted by the utility. It has also warned of the risk of Dead or Insecure (DOI) devices. The blog, written by Megan…

Carbanak using Google to control malware

Forcepoint Security Labs (FSL) has revealed that the group behind the Carbanak malware is using Google services for its command and control (C&C). This is not the first time that cybercrime groups have used cloud services. Many now take advantage of cloud resources to crack large numbers of stolen passwords or to analyse large data…

Telstra invests in Boomtown for support tech

Telstra Ventures has announced an investment in Boomtown. Boomtown is a US based company that provides a solution for delivering software and technical services support to SME’s. According to Crunchbase Boomtown received $2.3 million in investment as recently as June 2016. This latest investment should see the company expand into Australia as Telstra are trialling…

There is a re-FreshBooks for professionals

Freshbooks has relaunched its cloud accounting product with an upgrade that reportedly cost $7 million to develop. The interface is slicker and Freshbooks has completely redesigned the home dashboard. Mike McDerment, co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks commented: “Our mission at FreshBooks is to reshape the world to suit the needs of the self-employed professional. The…