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Big data security required as 80% of devices ‘at risk’

Google Research by Irish company AdaptiveMobile found 80% of devices are at risk. This shows the need for ‘big security’ to be introduced to accommodate the huge projected growth in the internet-of-things, it says. Current security solutions won’t be strong enough to facilitate such an explosion...

Android app Malware steals two-factor SMS codes, hijacks big Australian banks systems

Millions of customers of Australia’s largest banks are the target of a sophisticated Android attack which steals banking details and thwarts two-factor authentication security. Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank and ANZ Bank customers are all at risk from the malware which hides on infected...

White House Proposes $19 Billion Budget Allocation for Cybersecurity

US President Barrack Obama is seeking a 35 percent hike in cybersecurity funding in his final budget to boost the capability of the federal government to defend itself against cyberattacks. The proposed $19 billion request, which represents one of the largest increases ever sought in...

Apple under pressure to scrap controversial policy of permanently disabling repaired iPhone 6s

Apple has come under pressure to scrap its controversial policy of permanently disabling repaired iPhone 6s when software is upgraded, following a global consumer backlash and claims the company could be acting illegally. At least one firm of US lawyers said it hopes to bring...

Here the 10 biggest 2016 startup opportunities

Mobile Apps The year 2015 was all about drones, virtual reality, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). This year, venture capitalists and industry observers say the tech world should expect more of the same. “Most hot startups in 2016 won’t be trying to lead revolutions...

Time Warner Cable loses 320,000 customer passwords via phishing attacks

If you’re a Time Warner Cable customer, now is a very good time to change your password. The company admitted late yesterday that it believes personal data belonging to as many as 320,000 customers may have been stolen. The news came to light after the...

Zurich, Switzerland: Chairwoman of GEDA Group gives a Thought Leadership Keynote at the Quantum Global Symposium

The Founder and Chairwoman of GEDA Group Sophia Bekele was invited to speak on a Thought Leadership Keynote Panel, held by Quantum Global Advisory Board Symposium on 19th November 2015, Zurich, Switzerland, convened at the Zürich Marriot Hotel. The Symposium was focused on the essential...

Guarding your online brand against cybersquatters

If you had a business called Widgets R Us and somebody set up shop right next door with a business called Widgets R U, you’d probably be a bit miffed. Especially if the interloper then demanded money to move elsewhere. cybersquatters: But this sort of...

How can Financial Institutions make IoT Technology payoff?

Deloitte have produced a new fascinating report about the size of the market for the Internet of Things (IoT).  Here’s the management summary and you can download the whole report here . Can financial services, which deals mostly with the intangible, benefit from Internet of...

San Francisco Gets Its Own Cellular Network For The ‘Internet Of Things’

Liquid Telecom Internet Of Things: Sigfox’s answer is a wireless network that specializes in communicating with millions of low-power devices that don’t deal with large streams of data. The Toulouse, France-based company’s network is already covering almost all of France and Spain. Now Sigfox is pushing hard...