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For two hours, a large chunk of European mobile traffic was rerouted through China

For more than two hours on Thursday, June 6, a large chunk of European mobile traffic was rerouted through the infrastructure of China Telecom, China’s third-largest telco and internet service provider (ISP). The incident occurred because of a BGP route leak at Swiss data center colocation company Safe Host, which accidentally leaked over 70,000 routes from its internal routing table… Read more →

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US

Why all the 6G wireless talk before we even have 5G? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talks with ZDNet’s Scott Fulton about the future of 6G, the current status of 5G, and breaks down the difference between the two. Read more: https://zd.net/2JBhSji Ajit Pai, the chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and… Read more →

Ancient ICEFOG APT malware spotted again in new wave of attacks

Malware developed by Chinese state-sponsored hackers that was once thought to have disappeared has been recently spotted in new attacks, in an updated and more dangerous form. Spotted by FireEye senior researcher Chi-en (Ashley) Shen, the malware is named ICEFOG (also known as Fucobha). It was initially used by a Chinese APT (advanced persistent threat, a technical term for state-sponsored… Read more →

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 6: Can a tablet-laptop hybrid really replace your portable PC?

WWDC 2019: Finally, Apple frees the iPad and Watch from iPhone’s shadow Can the iPad now become a serious business tool? Are the iPad and Mac platforms headed toward unification? Will developers take the time to get it right? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby gets some answers from Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wlin3A At this week’s… Read more →

Alibaba Cloud lands in Brazil

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group, will be offering its services in Brazil. AliCloud will be represented by Brazilian cloud computing firm UOL Diveo as its exclusive channel partner in the country. According to the companies, the idea is to provide a springboard for Brazilian and Chinese companies looking to develop their digital businesses… Read more →

Information Builders: The road ahead

Big data bias: Making metrics more science and less alchemy Tonya Hall talks to Ketan Gangatirkar, vice president of engineering for job seeker products at Indeed.com, about the potential and the need to create one metric to be commonly used amongst everyone. As one of the few independent software companies still around from the 1970s, Information Builders‘ last year has… Read more →

Bad knees? Lockheed is working on a bionic brace

A new bionic knee brace is in the works from a team that includes experts from defense contractor Lockheed Martin. Building on advances in rigid exoskeleton suits, the new brace uses soft robotic actuators and compliant materials, making it lightweight and, the researchers hope, practical to wear in certain real world use cases. Powered exoskeletons have been at the forefront… Read more →

Windows 10 zero-day details published on GitHub

A security researcher and exploit broker known as SandboxEscaper has published today details about a new zero-day that affects the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 operating systems. The details have been published on GitHub, in the same account and repository where the researcher previously published details about eight other zero-days –listed below: – LPE in Advanced Local Procedure Call… Read more →

Fortune 500 company leaked 264GB in client, payment data

Data breach leaves hundreds of POS units infected with malware Nearly 140 bars, restaurants, and coffee shops all over the US have had POS systems infected with malware. A veteran Fortune 500 company has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB in client and business data to the public. Tech Data, an IT infrastructure company with over 45 years in… Read more →

EU’s terrorism filter plans: The problems just keep coming

EU to social networks: You’ll have one hour to remove terrorism-related content The European Commission says that not enough progress has been made in stamping out extremist content. A few weeks ago, German internet users discovered that their country’s authorities had been keeping closer tabs on them than they realized. david gewirtz Encryption is not the enemy A 21st century… Read more →

Fun and functional Raspberry Pi accessories (June 2019 edition)

OnePlus 7 models up close: Specs, features, and colors Following in the steps of Apple and Samsung, OnePlus has not one but three flagship models this year. Here’s how they compare. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/fun-and-functional-raspberry-pi-accessories/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Fun and functional Raspberry Pi accessories (June 2019 edition)https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/fun-and-functional-raspberry-pi-accessories/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (June 2019 edition)

OnePlus 7 models up close: Specs, features, and colors Following in the steps of Apple and Samsung, OnePlus has not one but three flagship models this year. Here’s how they compare. Source Article from https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-raspberry-pi-alternatives/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Best Raspberry Pi alternatives (June 2019 edition)https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/the-best-raspberry-pi-alternatives/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png