Facebook says that a major outage across its family of social networking services was the result of internal problems at the company rather than a BGP route leak at a network operator.
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Microsoft has brought its services for game developers under a single umbrella, dubbed Microsoft Game Stack, and launched a range of new gaming-focused Azure services.
ASX- and NZX-listed clothing and camping equipment retailer Kathmandu has revealed that an “unidentified third party” may have had access to its online ecommerce website for over a month.
Software firm Citrix says that it believes “hackers may have accessed and downloaded business documents” during a major security breach.
Check Point has warned that medical devices used by major healthcare providers could have gaping security holes, with researchers at the security firm revealing they were able to easily hack an ultrasound machine and retrieve and alter records stored on it.
Huawei will challenge the constitutionality of a law being used to prevent it from providing 5G equipment to US telecommunications carriers through a ban on government use of its products and services.
Facebook founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg says the future of social networking isn’t in “open platforms” but in private and secure intimate communications. The CEO said that increasingly people want to be able to connect in the “digital equivalent” of their living room.
The technology to build scalable, enterprise-ready blockchain solutions is ready for prime time, but governance remains a challenge for many organisations, according to the head of IBM’s local blockchain practice.
Google has open sourced its software testing tool ClusterFuzz.
New Zealand network operator Chorus says that in mid-March it will launch a trial of a new broadband service offering speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second.
Recorded Future believes that an individual known on a popular hacking forum as C0rpz is responsible for an 87GB dump of passwords and user names.
A swathe of Microsoft services have been hit by an authentication problem, with the company confirming problems with Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, LinkedIn, and other services that leverage Azure Active Directory (AAD) affected.
Cisco has extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software-defined networking solution to the public cloud, with the vendor announcing today that ACI would support Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure.
Geoscience Australia has begun a formal process seeking information that will aid its development of a cyber security strategy to protect a new ultra-precise positioning system.
Microsoft has launched a new bug bounty program focused on Azure DevOps Services.