Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Fake ransomware known as FairWare, which was mistakenly said to be targeting Linux web servers, has been found to be targeting Redis, an open-source in-memory data structure store.

Thursday, 01 September 2016 10:48

Big German firm loses A$59m in online scam

Europe's largest manufacturer of wires and electrical cables has lost €40 million (A$59.38 million) in an online scam, with one of its staff being duped into transferring this amount to the wrong bank account.

The ABC has been caught out once again altering its online transcripts after it was reported to have omitted necessary details.

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