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Kaspersky finds Flash zero-day delivers FinSpy malware

A new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit that works through a Microsoft Office document and delivers the latest version of the FinSpy malware as its final payload has been identified by security vendor Kaspersky Lab.

Microsoft patched WPA2 flaw on 10 October

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

1 in 3 smartphones to be AI-capable by 2020

Hot on the heels of Huawei launching its new AI and neural processing unit-enhanced Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, a research firm says half a billion smartphones will have AI capability in 2020.

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

Boasting a "neural network processing unit" inside an ARM CPU of its own design, it's not from Apple but Chinese tech superpower Huawei with its two new super smartphones.

MyDeal Marketplace CEO Sean Senvirtne

Online retail marketplace MyDeal.com.au has launched a business loans service in partnership with fintech lender Prospa, offering unsecured loans which it claims will accelerate the growth of retailers.

Optus Satellite, Southern Phones partner on NBN regional services

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

Digital engagement on the rise for Aussie SMBs: survey

Digital engagement remains a real opportunity, and real marketplace differentiator for the small business sector, according to a new report done for Google. It shows that in just 12 months SMB adoption of digital tools has grown significantly.

Crypto keys hit by major flaw in code library

A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the implementation of RSA keypair generation in a cryptographic library used in a wide range of cryptographic chips produced by Infineon Technologies.

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

Belgian researcher Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven has revealed details of major flaws in the WPA2 protocol that is used for wireless security.

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

A new air conditioning unit dubbed as "revolutionary" with patented Aussie tech requires no pipes, costs 75c per night and uses a refrigerant, so no water or ice needed.

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

Vodafone is anticipating a bumper weekend of network activity as "more fans than ever before take to social media to share their favourite moments from the Vodafone Gold Coast 600" this Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October.

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

Members of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Committee 106 are discussing global testing and assessment standards of 5G and electromagnetic energy at an Australian conference being held from 16 to 20 October.

SmartTrans set to acquire Resource Connect

Supply chain group SmartTrans has entered into a binding heads of agreement to acquire logistics software solutions business Resource Connect and its patented logistics management platform iCuro for $16.6 million.

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

If your business offers a cut-down, basic mobile website compared to your much more advanced desktop site, Google's move to prioritise mobile-first sites next year could see you drop a lot of traffic.

Rene Sugo, Symbio Networks

Symbio Networks, part of the MNF Group, has launched an international toll-free service which it says allows wholesale customers to offer their end-users local toll free numbers in more than 90 countries, including major business centres such as Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK and the US.

Cubic Telecom signs auto connectivity deal with Telstra Wholesale

Dublin-based connectivity platform firm Cubic Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Telstra Wholesale to deliver content to its automotive customers in Australia.

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

The pace of the national broadband network rollout has picked up as connections hit the three million mark, but with the operator, NBN Co, cautioning that the increase in connections and activations presents new customer connection and experience issues.  

InfoTrack buys CreditorWatch, looks to challenge credit reporting incumbents

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

Office 365 users fear ransomware attacks: survey

A survey on the uptake of Office 365 has found that the prime factor worrying 92% of respondents is ransomware, with 47% saying they had been victims of this scourge.

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