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Guess who looks more like a global, octopus-like Amazon in India? (Hint: It isn’t Amazon)

India’s oldest bank hit by cyberheist An in-depth look into the incident reveals how the 112-year-old bank may have been swindled out of $13.5 million. The Next IT Transformation What you need to know before implementing edge computing These are the questions your firm should ask before going down the route of edge analytics and processing. Read More Imagine an… Read more →

Which are the most insecure languages?

Python is now a top-three programming language – and Julia is on the rise The MIT-created Julia programming language continues its ascent in developer popularity. From top to bottom, technology is riddled with security errors. At the lowest level, we have hardware errors such as Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre bugs. Just above those, we have programming language security holes, and… Read more →

Meet Apple Card, no late fee: Apple becomes a banking player

Apple Card: Why banking can be lucrative for Apple Yes, Apple went Hollywood and launched a gaming and news service to bolster services revenue. But 5 years from now the real pivot will be Apple Card and how the company got into banking. Read more: https://zd.net/2up5v0W Apple has become a bank. With the Apple Card, the company may have just… Read more →

Apple TV+ paid service: The company’s latest big bet

As Apple pushes services, a subscription bundle could be in the future ZDNet’s Larry Dignan tells TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about a potential ‘Apple Prime’ subscription bundle. Read more: https://zd.net/2UMIpNd Updated March 25: Apple announced today a new credit card; a $10-per-month magazine subscription service; an all-you-can-eat gaming service (as yet unpriced) called Apple Arcade; a new TV app that will also… Read more →

Brazilian bank Bradesco reaches new AI high

Brazilian bank Bradesco has reached 100 million interactions through its artificial intelligence platform and aims revenue generation through the channel in 2019. Bradesco is the second-largest private bank in Brazil, with over 71 million customers. It has seen a four-fold increase in the number of users of its AI service during the year starting February 2018, with about 14 million… Read more →

Google fixes Chrome ‘evil cursor’ bug abused by tech support scam sites

Google has patched a Chrome bug that was currently being abused in the wild by tech support scammers to create artificial mouse cursors and lock users inside browser pages by preventing them from closing and leaving browser tabs. The trick was first spotted in September 2018 by Malwarebytes analyst Jerome Segura. Called an “evil cursor,” it relied on using a… Read more →

The new Cloudera-Hortonworks Hadoop: 100 percent open source, 50 percent boring

The future of cloud-based services Jason McGee, IBM fellow, VP and CTO, IBM cloud platform, talks about how IBM continues to grow within the open-source community. The Next IT Transformation What you need to know before implementing edge computing These are the questions your firm should ask before going down the route of edge analytics and processing. Read More Hadoop… Read more →

Hijacked ASUS Live Update software installs backdoors on countless PCs worldwide

7 hottest phones unveiled at MWC 2018 The Galaxy S9 is not the only new player hurtling out of Barcelona. There’s an iPhone X clone from Asus, a classic Nokia that makes a comeback and a futuristic Vivo concept phone. A cybercriminal campaign focused on targeting the supply chain through the exploitation of ASUS Live Update software may have involved… Read more →

Oracle talks customer experience at Modern CX 2019

Merging technology, data, and the customer experience Preston So, director of research and innovation at Acquia, talks with Tonya Hall about the process of merging technology, data, and the customer experience and the benefits that come with that information. The Next IT Transformation What you need to know before implementing edge computing These are the questions your firm should ask… Read more →

VirusTotal debuts retro, simplified interface for legacy systems

Classifying malware to combat cyber threats Dr. Lorenzo Cavallaro, professor of computer science chair in cybersecurity at King’s College London, breaks down the importance of classifying malware in order to handle cyber threats with Tonya Hall. VirusTotal has launched a new interface which is suitable for older, legacy machines — and it has a certain retro charm about it. Found… Read more →

Telegram now lets you remotely delete private chats from both devices

Spyware 101: How to handle an infection scare Surveillance isn’t just the purview of nation-states and government agencies — sometimes, it is closer to home. To improve the privacy of the Telegram messaging application, its developers have now upgraded the “Unsend” feature to allow users to remotely delete private chat sessions from all devices involved. The Next IT Transformation What… Read more →