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Azure adds data protection infrastructure to data centres

Azure has announced a public preview of data centre-based virtual machines in US and Europe that protect data confidentiality. The announcement is part of Azure’s “confidential computing” project. With the project, Azure hopes to become the first cloud platform to enable new data security capabilities that protect customer data while in use, rest, or in transit. Azure… Read More

Exploring the implications of a growing IoT landscape

The IoT landscape is seeing an explosion of connected devices. According to IDC, by 2025, more than a quarter of data created in the global datasphere will be real-time in nature and real-time IoT data will make up more than 95% of this. This fact just adds to the challenge and the urgency businesses already… Read More

RiskIQ names Magecart as hacker group behind British Airways data breach

Following the British Airways data breach that affected over 380,000 customers, cybersecurity firm RiskIQ has published an in-depth and detailed report on the ease of hacking into BA systems and the hackers behind the attack. In the report, RiskIQ names Magecart as the culprit– the same team behind the data hack at Ticketmaster UK earlier this year… Read More

Trend Micro apps found to be secretly harvesting data

Apple has had to investigate a series of apps hosted on its App Store, after it was revealed that the apps were making copies of user data. Dr. Cleaner Pro, Dr. Cleaner, Dr. Unarchiver, Dr. Antivirus, Dr. Battery, and Duplicate Finder, made by Trend Micro, Inc. were investigated by Apple which later removed Dr. Unarchiver… Read More

British Airways suffers data breach

British Airways customers have been cancelling credit cards after a data breach compromised over 380,000 card payments over a period of 16 days. The airline revealed on Thursday evening on its Twitter feed that it was looking into the matter. As well as customer details being stolen from the website, mobile app users were also… Read More

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