Of Phishing Attacks and WordPress 0days

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Proxying around 5% of the Internet’s requests gives us an interesting vantage point from which to observe malicious behavior. It also make us a target. Aside from the many, varied denial of service attacks that…

Rail upgrade ‘raises hack risks’

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A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Amazon reports a quarterly loss

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Amazon reports a loss of $57m in the first quarter and also said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Microsoft quarterly profit falls

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Microsoft reports a 12% fall in profits to almost $5bn in the first three months of 2015, but sales rise to $21.7bn, cheering investors. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Google profits please investors

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US technology giant Google reports a 4% increase in profits in the first quarter to $3.59bn helped by strong advertising sales. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Open Networking: Worth the Learning Curve

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Open Networking: Worth the Learning Curve When’s the last time you had the opportunity to learn about a new area of technology? Not just the latest API but something big. With the emergence of open…

Airport police to begin using drones

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Police guarding London airports will start using drones for surveillance following a review by counter-terrorism officers. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Health blogger admits faking cancer

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An Australian “wellness” blogger who built a successful business on claims she survived terminal cancer admits she lied about having the disease. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Children to design Minecraft park

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The Australian government is offering children the chance to help shape its national parks via designs in Minecraft. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology