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Recorded Future rolls out AI tech to combat global threats
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big data
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Recorded Future, the world's largest intelligence firm, unveils its pioneering AI technology designed to fight global threats. The 'Intelligence Graph' has been gathering and analysing threat data for a decade, upgrading it into actionable insights.
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'Circle of Toys' launches to connect UK, Ukrainian toy donors & recipients
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The Circle of Toys tech platform, created by Find Refuge, seeks to unite British and Ukrainian families through the donation of pre-loved toys, with its direct donation scheme already attracting more than 20,000 Ukrainian sign-ups seeking joyful respite amid adversity.
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Cyberint report explores digital dynamics of Israel-Hamas, Russia-Ukraine conflicts
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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hacking
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russia
Cyberint releases report on digital warfare trends in Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine conflicts, highlighting increased hacktivism.
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Trellix warns of rising collaboration in ransomware groups in 2023 report
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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dark web
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ai security
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity firm Trellix exposes alarming collaboration within ransomware groups, citing sophisticated tools and tactics, in a new report.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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power / energy
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russia
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cios
The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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Mandiant tackles destructive Sandworm cyber attack on Ukrainian infrastructure
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
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advanced persistent threat protection
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mandiant
Mandiant thwarts Sandworm cyber attack on critical Ukrainian infrastructure, highlighting Russian cyber-offensive capabilities.
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42% of macOS users use AI-based apps daily: Report
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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microsoft
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apple
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technology gifts
Setapp unveils annual Mac Apps Report, offering insights into app usage and trends among over 1,000 US Mac users.
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Library For All, AWS & Cognizant boost education for displaced Ukrainian children
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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edutech
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managed services
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cloud services
AWS and Cognizant join forces to support the Library For All non-profit, which aims to help displaced Ukrainian children.
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QAwerk introduces overnight software testing services
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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testing
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retail
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nz
QAwerk, a Ukrainian software testing agency, launches Overnight Testing services for faster product development.
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Top 15 most active political and religious hacktivists groups revealed
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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hacktivists
Report ranks top 15 most active political and religious hacktivist groups, showing a rise in hacktivism since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Regional Contact Centre established for Ukraine refugees
Fri, 14th Apr 2023
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contact centre
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servicenow
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british telecommunications
According to UNHCR, more than 8 million Ukrainian refugees were recorded across Europe by the end of February 2023, a year after the war began.
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LoopMe achieves 27% YoY growth in APAC, hires Head of South East Asia
Thu, 2nd Mar 2023
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microsoft
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digital marketing
LoopMe achieves 27% YoY growth in APAC, surpasses $150M global revenue with the help of AI-powered technology products and key executive hires.
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The increasing presence of pro-Russia hacktivists
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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cybersecurity
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data leak
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russia
Pro-Russian hacktivists have moved beyond the basic denial-of-service scripts and crowdsourced attacks to more advanced and potent techniques.
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The role open-source intelligence is playing in the Russian invasion
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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open source
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russia
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flashpoint
A newly released report by intelligence firm Flashpoint has detailed the role of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in the conflict.
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Organisations changing cyber strategy in response to war in Ukraine
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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venafi
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cyber attacks
Nearly two-thirds suspect their organisation has been either directly targeted or impacted by a nation-state cyberattack.
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What we can learn from the leaked Conti ransomware group chats
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cloud services
In February, Russia-based ransomware group Conti declared it would fully support the Russian Government during its invasion of Ukraine.
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Russian, Ukraine-themed war lure of choice for cyber espionage
Fri, 8th Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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cios
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retail
Russian and Ukraine-themed war documents have become the lure of choice for cyber espionage, according to a new analysis from Check Point Research.
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Native technologies used in Russia-Ukraine cyber attacks
Thu, 24th Mar 2022
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ddos
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application security
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hackers
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is raging not only in the physical realm, but also on the cyber front.
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NZ dollar edges higher after dairy auction as investors mull global concerns
Wed, 18th Feb 2015
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new zealand dollar
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nz dollar
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fonterra
The New Zealand dollar failed to jump significantly higher following a positive GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight as investors focused on global c.
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NZ dollar little changed ahead of retail sales data as US on holiday
Mon, 16th Feb 2015
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greece
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new zealand dollar
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nz dollar
The New Zealand dollar is little changed from last week as traders await retail sales data amid expectations of quiet trading with US markets on ho.
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While you were sleeping: Uncertainty on the rise
Tue, 10th Feb 2015
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russia
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greece
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wall street
Wall Street moved lower alongside European equities amid increasing concern about a standoff between Greece and its international creditors.
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NZ dollar edges up after Swiss National Bank imposes negative rates
Fri, 19th Dec 2014
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new zealand dollar
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nz dollar
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travel
The New Zealand dollar edged up after the Swiss National Bank imposed negative deposit rates in a bid to keep a cap on the nation's currency, leavi.
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Wellington-based crowdfunding campaign raises over $10,000 in first 12 hours
Wed, 12th Mar 2014
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open source
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crowdfunding
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wellington
Wellington-based social tech company Loomio has kicked off their global crowdfunding campaign to a great start, raising over $10,000 in the first 12 hours.
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Report: 9% decrease in phishing attacks
Mon, 14th Jun 2010
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cloud services
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phishing
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email security
The latest Symantec threat report isn't all bad news for your computer...