Author Archives: Aaron Mayo

GandCrab ransomware crew returns from exile

GandCrab ransomware crew returns from exile

The group of hackers behind the now infamous GandCrab ransomware appear to have returned from their self-impsoed retirement. Researchers from Secureworks said they had analysed a new strain of computer virus and came to the conclusion that it was built by the same people that created GandCrab. It even contains the same mistakes as GandCrab, apparently. The […]

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Another 400,000 UK households get full fibre broadband

Another 400,000 UK households get full fibre broadband

Another 400,000 households in the UK now have access to full fibre broadband internet, Ofcom has confirmed earlier this week. According to the country’s communications watchdog, this brings the total percentage of households covered to eight per cent, up from seven per cent from the previous report. It took three months, from January to April, to connect […]

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Huawei launches EI Cluster Service and Industrial Intelligent Twins

Huawei launches EI Cluster Service and Industrial Intelligent Twins

Huawei has launched the El Cluster Service and Industrial Intelligent Twins, cloud-based AI solutions which promise sufficient, accessible and cheap computing power. During the first day of HUAWEI CONNECT 2019, taking place in Shanghai, China, Huawei’s President of Cloud Business, Zheng Yelai, said the new offering’s goal is to “bridge AI’s commercial chasm so that AI can benefit and […]

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WiFi 6 – The Next Generation In Wireless Internet Technology

WiFi 6 – The Next Generation In Wireless Internet Technology

WiFi 6, the next generation in wireless internet technology, has officially launched this Monday, the governing body confirmed. The WiFi Alliance, a non-profit organisation that promotes WiFi technology and certifies WiFi products announced that the AX WiFi, also known as 802.11ax WiFi, is now industry standard, and it comes with a few improvements that most households will […]

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Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Network-based attacks are rising in popularity, a new report says, claiming that botnets, DNS as DDoS are key attack vectors. CenturyLink’s new whitepaper argues that organisations struggle to identify, block and mitigate threats on time, and even though visibility and monitoring is important – acting is paramount. Necurs, Emotet and TheMoon are considered the biggest, […]

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