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Microsoft patched WPA2 flaw on 10 October

17 October 2017 in Security

Microsoft has already issued patches that fix the vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol disclosed by Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef overnight.

Crypto keys hit by major flaw in code library

16 October 2017 in Security

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the implementation of RSA keypair generation in a cryptographic library used in…

Flaw in WPA2 protocol puts most Wi-Fi devices at risk

16 October 2017 in Security

Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven has revealed details of major flaws in the WPA2 protocol that is…

NBN under pressure to maintain pace as connections hit 3 million mark

16 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The pace of the national broadband network rollout has picked up as connections hit the three million mark, but with…

Qld cops ran child porn site for 11 months to trap abusers

15 October 2017 in Security

The Queensland Police's Task Force Argos, a specialised unit responsible for investigating online child exploitation and abuse, ran a child…

Qualcomm files more cases against Apple, this time in China

14 October 2017 in Strategy

Qualcomm has fired another shot in its battle with Apple, filing lawsuits in China to try and stop the iPhone…

IRS puts Equifax contract on hold after malware find

14 October 2017 in Security

The US Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a short-term contract worth US$7.25 million with credit information provider Equifax for…

Kaspersky asks for proof of claims made in American media

13 October 2017 in Security

Under pressure after a series of articles in the US press made various claims about its links to Russian state…

ICT exec demand drops amidst ‘undeniable boom' in economy: Index

13 October 2017 in Recruitment

Employment demand for executives in Australia’s technology sector plunged by 6% in September despite an increase in demand across most…

Staples third US retailer to join Kaspersky ban

13 October 2017 in Security

American multinational office supplies retailer Staples has become the third big chain in the country to pull Kaspersky Lab software…

Patton appointed first CEO of smart communities group ASCA

12 October 2017 in People Moves

Former Internet Australia chief executive and executive director Laurie Patton has taken up a new role as the first full-time…

More than 6000 sites selling ransomware on dark Web: report

12 October 2017 in Security

Ransomware would have cost businesses worldwide US$1 billion this year, according to an estimate by endpoint security provider Carbon Black.

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Kaspersky finds Flash zero-day delivers FinSpy malware

17 October 2017 in Security

A new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit that works through a Microsoft Office document and delivers the latest version of the…

1 in 3 smartphones to be AI-capable by 2020

17 October 2017 in Home Tech

Hot on the heels of Huawei launching its new AI and neural processing unit-enhanced Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro,…

VIDEOS: Huawei seeks to checkmate Apple and Samsung with Mate 10 and 10 Pro

17 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Boasting a "neural network processing unit" inside an ARM CPU of its own design, it's not from Apple but Chinese…

MyDeal partners with Prospa on new business loans service

17 October 2017 in Market

Online retail marketplace MyDeal.com.au has launched a business loans service in partnership with fintech lender Prospa, offering unsecured loans which…

Optus Satellite, Southern Phones partner on NBN regional services

17 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

A partnership between Optus Satellite and Southern Phones is delivering NBN Sky Muster-enabled broadband services to regional areas of Australia.

IBM says blockchain solution will speed global payments

17 October 2017 in Market

A new blockchain banking solution aimed at helping financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments has been launched…

Digital engagement on the rise for Aussie SMBs: survey

17 October 2017 in Strategy

Digital engagement remains a real opportunity, and real marketplace differentiator for the small business sector, according to a new report…

If summer's searing heat is too close for comfort, a new Aussie air-con sounds very cool

16 October 2017 in Home Tech

A new air conditioning unit dubbed as "revolutionary" with patented Aussie tech requires no pipes, costs 75c per night and…

Vodafone expects network traffic to double as Supercars fans flock to Gold Coast

16 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone is anticipating a bumper weekend of network activity as "more fans than ever before take to social media to…

5G tech, testing and standards being discussed at Melbourne conference this week

16 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Members of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Committee 106 are discussing global testing and assessment standards of 5G and electromagnetic…

SmartTrans set to acquire Resource Connect

16 October 2017 in Listed Tech

Supply chain group SmartTrans has entered into a binding heads of agreement to acquire logistics software solutions business Resource Connect…

Fully responsive mobile sites needed to satisfy Google's mobile-first index early next year

16 October 2017 in Development

If your business offers a cut-down, basic mobile website compared to your much more advanced desktop site, Google's move to…

Symbio launches global toll-free service

16 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Symbio Networks, part of the MNF Group, has launched an international toll-free service which it says allows wholesale customers to…

Cubic Telecom signs auto connectivity deal with Telstra Wholesale

16 October 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Dublin-based connectivity platform firm Cubic Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Telstra Wholesale to deliver content to its…

InfoTrack buys CreditorWatch, looks to challenge credit reporting incumbents

16 October 2017 in Deals

Intelligent search and automated workflow tools maker InfoTrack has bought CreditorWatch, which is claimed to be Australia's fastest growing credit…

Office 365 users fear ransomware attacks: survey

16 October 2017 in Security

A survey on the uptake of Office 365 has found that the prime factor worrying 92% of respondents is ransomware,…

Regtech firm Kyckr raises $2m via share placement

16 October 2017 in Market

Technology regulation company Kyckr has raised $2 million through a placement of ordinary shares.

73% of CFOs now trust the cloud for financial data: Adaptive Insights research

16 October 2017 in Cloud

Cloud performance monitoring and analytics provider Adaptive Insights has released its latest CFO Indicator report showing 73% of chief financial…