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Get Office for iOS Productivity on the go just got easier. The Microsoft Office Mobile apps have the familiar look and feel of Office with an intuitive touch experience designed for your iPhone®, iPad®, and iPad Pro®. View, edit, and create documents on the go. Get quick access to your documents in the cloud whenever you need them. Your Office documents maintain the same formatting […]

Massive cyber attacks slated for 2018 will make Petya WannaCry

Johannesburg –  The past year’s devastating cyber attacks could soon be dwarfed, with new and better coordinated attacks in 2018 looming large. Cybersecuity firm Check Point said technology users should prepare for larger, orchestrated worldwide outbreaks as hackers devise new strategies to cash in on human errors. The firm provides end-to-end security for enterprises, cloud, and personal mobile devices, putting it at the coalface of […]

Facebook invents new unit of time called a flick – BBC News

\A Facebook engineer has invented a new unit of time called a flick. The flick has been designed to help developers keep video effects in sync, according to a description on the code-sharing site GitHub. A flick, derived from “frame-tick”, is 1/705,600,000 of a second – the next unit of time after a nanosecond. A researcher at Oxford University said the flick wouldn’t have much […]

North Korean hackers hijack computers to mine cryptocurrencies

Seoul – North Korean hackers are hijacking computers to mine cryptocurrencies as the regime in Pyongyang widens its hunt for cash under tougher international sanctions. A hacking unit called Andariel seized a server at a South Korean company in the summer of 2017 and used it to mine about 70 Monero coins – worth about $25 000 as of December 29 – according to Kwak […]

A Clear Guide to Meltdown and Spectre Patches

aving trouble keeping up and making sense of all the Meltdown and Spectre patches being released? You’re not alone. This guide will help. Ever since news of Meltdown and Spectre — two massive CPU vulnerabilities affecting nearly every operating systems and device — hit, vendors have been racing to release updates to mitigate the flaws. Things haven’t exactly gone smoothly, with several incompatibility muck ups […]

AI, VR and IoT to Robotics, Tech Has Lots in Store in 2018!

Each year around this time, we do our best to peer into the future and make predictions about those things that will drive us, fuel innovation, and set the tech world aflame in the coming year. The rapid pace of innovation, however, makes predicting what’s to come in tech pretty tricky (not to mention pretty exciting)! Not so long ago — though it sometimes feels […]

Massive data leak could be from a credit bureau

Johannesburg – The sensitive private information of 30 million South Africans, contained in a massive data breach, appears to have been hacked from a credit bureau. This is according to Australian Microsoft regional director, Tory Hunt, who exposed the leak on Twitter on Tuesday. READ: Millions of South Africans’ personal information may have been leaked online Hunt is also a security researcher and creator of […]

CCleaner attack on millions of computers sought out telecom firms, app’s owner says

SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers that broke into as many as 2.27 million accounts of a computer cleaning program were targeting telecom equipment companies in the United States, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, security company Avast told USA TODAY Thursday. The initial breach was reported on Tuesday. Hackers had hidden malware in CCleaner, a popular app that cleans cookies and junk programs from PCs and Android phones to make them […]

Widespread, Brute-Force, Cloud-to-Cloud Attacks Hit Office 365 Users

An operationalized cloud-to-cloud brute-force attack against Microsoft Office 365 users has hit high-level employees at multiple Fortune 2,000 organizations. According to Skyhigh Networks, which remediated the attack, the perpetrators used popular cloud service platforms to conduct a persistent attack to log into corporate Office 365 accounts. The campaign had a “slow-and-low” pattern of coordinated attacks on high-value targets, including more than 100,000 failed Office 365 […]

Petya Ransomware – Get MIMECAST today!!!

Petya Ransomware Action plan to improve your cyber resilience against the latest mass outbreak What is it? Today a major new ransomware attack has hit businesses globally, but initially in the Ukraine, Russia, and across Europe. This has been identified as an updated strain of the Petya ransomware that was identified back in March. The malware appears to arrive via a Microsoft Word document in […]