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ANU incident report on massive data breach is a must-read

Image: ANU “This report from ANU is an example to everyone else of how to deal with cyberattacks,” tweeted Vanessa Teague, associate professor in cybersecurity at the University of Melbourne, on Wednesday. “Honest, technical, detailed, and full of good advice for protecting data. Attacks will keep happening. This is the way to understand them and learn to improve our defences.”… Read more →

Dutch police take down hornets’ nest of DDoS botnets

Dutch police have taken down this week a bulletproof hosting provider that has sheltered tens of IoT botnets that have been responsible for hundreds of thousands of DDoS attacks around the world, ZDNet has learned. Servers were seized, and two men were arrested yesterday at the offices of KV Solutions BV (KV hereinafter), a so-called bulletproof hosting provider, a term… Read more →

Dutch police take down hornets’ nest of DDoS botnets

Dutch police have taken down this week a bulletproof hosting provider that has sheltered tens of IoT botnets that have been responsible for hundreds of thousands of DDoS attacks around the world, ZDNet has learned. Servers were seized, and two men were arrested yesterday at the offices of KV Solutions BV (KV hereinafter), a so-called bulletproof hosting provider, a term… Read more →

Fold fight! Can Surface Duo deliver more productivity than Galaxy Fold?

Foldable future: How Microsoft hopes to define a new hardware category with Surface Neo and Duo ZDNet’s Larry Dignan and TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler discuss why Microsoft’s Windows-based Surface Neo and Android-based Surface Duo are just a glimpse at the dual-screen, foldable devices that will redefine the laptop, tablet, and phone markets. Read more: https://zd.net/2oEa5Zj Last week I purchased a Samsung… Read more →

Google’s Action Blocks makes Google Assistant more accessible on Android devices

Google on Wednesday announced a new tool to help users with cognitive disabilities take advantage of Google Assistant on Android devices. Called Action Blocks, the new tool lets you create shortcuts for anything the AI-powered assistant can already do on your device. With Action Blocks, users can accomplish tasks — such as calling a family member, or booking a ride with… Read more →