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NordVPN reveals data centre breach

Popular virtual private network service NordVPN confirmed one of its rented data centre servers suffered a breach in March 2018.

In an announcement posted on the company’s website Monday, the VPN provider revealed an attacker accessed the server at a Finland data centre by exploiting the data centre provider’s remote management system, which the company was unaware existed.

NordVPN, which deals with highly sensitive and private activity logs, was quick to reassure its 12 million customers:

“The server itself did not contain any user activity logs; none of our applications send user-created credentials for authentication, so usernames and passwords couldn’t have been intercepted either,” the company wrote.


LTE network trials prioritise public safety traffic

Nokia along with Finland’s State Security Networks Group, and Telia, have successfully trialled a priority system whereby public safety communications are triaged over other data traffic in LTE networks. The trials, according to a Nokia release, demonstrated the ability to prioritise traffic for first responders in busy 4G networks. Nokia noted how LTE can offer… Read More


Cold-country data centres rated most attractive to business

The latest version of an influential survey which ranks data centre locations worldwide shows a massive shift of the core rankings since the previous one three years ago, with colder countries, including Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, stealing the top slots from the UK and the United States. Cushman and Wakefield’s Data Centre Risk Index reflects… Read More



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