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Ukrainian man jailed for stealing $15 million from Russian banks

A Ukrainian national has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars for his part in stealing over $15 million from Russian banks. Law enforcement says that the individual was the organizer of a criminal group dedicated to financial theft made possible through cybercrime, according to the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI). The news agency reported on Wednesday that the Ukrainian… Read more →

Hacker group uses Google Translate to hide phishing sites

Cyber-criminal groups are using Google Translate to hide the real domain of their phishing sites, security researchers have discovered. Phishing emails that use this technique have already been spotted in the wild. The trick isn’t complex at all. The idea is that phishing groups send their normal phishing emails, but instead of linking directly to their phishing page’s domain, they… Read more →

New Relic acquires SignifAI to bring AI to IT operations

The digital intelligence firm New Relic has acquired SignifAI, a three-year-old company that specializes bringing artificial intelligence to IT operations — otherwise known as AIOps to predict and address performance issues. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. SEE: Most managers want IT operations managed by artificial intelligence SignifAI’s open data platform integrates with popular DevOps tools to help… Read more →

IBM’s latest cloud deal shows how it’s winning business from competitors

Cloud TV How business leaders are embracing cloud services The cloud is disrupting traditional operating models for IT departments and entire organizations. Read More IBM Cloud on Wednesday announced a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Smart Energy Water (SEW), a SaaS provider for the energy and utility sector. SEW is migrating critical workloads to IBM from another cloud provider, with… Read more →

Firefox to get a ‘site isolation’ feature, similar to Chrome

After a year of secret preparations, Mozilla has publicly announced plans today to implement a “site isolation” feature, which works by splitting Firefox code in isolated OS processes, on a per-domain (site) basis. The concept behind this feature isn’t new, as it’s already present in Chrome, since May 2018, when Google began to slowly roll it out to all customers,… Read more →

Brazil’s largest bank rolls out AI-enabled cameras in branches

Brazil’s largest private bank Itaú Unibanco is implementing cameras equipped with artificial intelligence technology to boost the security and customer service of physical branches. The trial saw the introduction of the equipment in several branches across the country last year. According to the institution, results of the initiative will now be evaluated with a view of extending it to the… Read more →