Industry News

 

Source: computing.co.uk

 

24th May 2019 |

Snapchat employees abusing user data, says report

 

Snapchat employees abusing user data, says report

Employees claim that the tools give "the keys to the kingdom"

 

24th May 2019 |

Researchers warn of rise of malicious banking trojans

 

Researchers warn of rise of malicious banking trojans

Researchers called the trend a "troubling sign"

 

24th May 2019 |

Amazon is developing an emotion-sensing wearable

 

Amazon is developing an emotion-sensing wearable

The Alexa-powered hardware would offer suggestions to users on how they can better interact with people around them

 

24th May 2019 |

Moody's downgrades Equifax's rating outlook over 2017 cyberattack

 

Moody's downgrades Equifax's rating outlook over 2017 cyberattack

Equifax's cash flow has declined drastically because of the heavy IT and legal expenses stemming from the cyberattack

 

23rd May 2019 |

Three more Windows 10 zero-days dropped by SandboxEscaper, aka Polar Bear

 

Three more Windows 10 zero-days dropped by SandboxEscaper, aka Polar Bear

More exploit code released by security researcher, including three zero-days and one only patched by Microsoft earlier this month

 

23rd May 2019 |

NHS trusts to be told not to sign exclusive deals for patient data

 

NHS trusts to be told not to sign exclusive deals for patient data

Department of Health to send letter to trusts ordering them not to sign 'naive' and 'unsophisticated' patient data deals

 

23rd May 2019 |

Ireland's Data Protection Commission begins probe against Google over GDPR infringement

 

Ireland's Data Protection Commission begins probe against Google over GDPR infringement

Ireland will investigate whether Google's processing of personal data through its online Ad Exchange violates EU privacy laws

 

23rd May 2019 |

Nvidia slams Intel over unrealistic deep-learning benchmark tests

 

Nvidia slams Intel over unrealistic deep-learning benchmark tests

Nvidia claims that Intel put together up to $100,000 worth of hardware to best the Nvidia Tesla V100 GPU in a 'misleading' test

 

23rd May 2019 |

Exploit code for Windows 10 zero-day flaw in Task Scheduler released by security researcher

 

Exploit code for Windows 10 zero-day flaw in Task Scheduler released by security researcher

Zero-day vulnerability uncovered by SandboxEscaper is a local privilege escalation flaw that hackers can exploit with 100 per cent success rate

 

23rd May 2019 |

Government to spend £22m on army cyber warfare centres

 

Government to spend £22m on army cyber warfare centres

The cyber warfare centres will be up-and-running in the early 2020s

 

23rd May 2019 |

Privacy warning over TfL plans to track tube passengers via WiFi

 

Privacy warning over TfL plans to track tube passengers via WiFi

Privacy Experts believe that the move by TfL - starting in July - could infringe passengers' rights to privacy

 

23rd May 2019 |

Qualcomm violated antitrust rules, US federal judge rules

 

Qualcomm violated antitrust rules, US federal judge rules

Qualcomm ordered to renegotiate its business deals and to license patented technology to rivals with reasonable terms

 

22nd May 2019 |

ARM to stop working with Huawei following imposition of US trade restrictions

 

ARM to stop working with Huawei following imposition of US trade restrictions

Internal memos seen by the BBC indicate that ARM has ordered staff to stop working with Huawei

 

22nd May 2019 |

Legal challenge launched against police use of facial recognition technology

 

Legal challenge launched against police use of facial recognition technology

Three-day hearing starts today

 

22nd May 2019 |

Intel Xeon roadmap leak: 'Sapphire Rapids' with DDR5/PCIe Gen 5 coming in 2021, and 'Granite Rapids' in 2022

 

Intel Xeon roadmap leak: 'Sapphire Rapids' with DDR5/PCIe Gen 5 coming in 2021, and 'Granite Rapids' in 2022

Intel's Xeon platform could be facing its biggest competitive challenge in a decade from AMD's forthcoming second-generation Epyc CPUs

 

22nd May 2019 |

Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update goes live

 

Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update goes live

Microsoft says it is taking a 'measured and throttled approach' to the launch of the May 2019 Update

 

22nd May 2019 |

5G news: EE to launch 5G network this month, but Huawei is absent

 

5G news: EE to launch 5G network this month, but Huawei is absent

EE pulled Huawei handsets from its 5G launch due to 'the Android situation'

 

22nd May 2019 |

The US government's concession to Huawei explained

 

The US government's concession to Huawei explained

US Department of Commerce will consider a further extension beyond the current 90 days

 

22nd May 2019 |

Researchers discover new rogue iFrame phishing technique targeting payments

 

Researchers discover new rogue iFrame phishing technique targeting payments

The technique is the latest in a long line of attacks targeting online payments

 

22nd May 2019 |

Computing unveils the 2019 IT Leaders 250

 

Computing unveils the 2019 IT Leaders 250

The IT Leaders 250 is Computing's definitive listing of the UK's foremost technology professionals