Americans sue Chinese and Taiwanese companies for stealing trade secrets
The Department of Justice has today charged two companies - one from China and one from Taiwan - as well as three Taiwanese. They would have stolen trade secrets from an American semiconductor development and manufacturing company.
The American government claims that the Chinese government is violat... Read more
Ciena adds Adaptive IP and coherent optics to Packet Networking
Ciena, a provider of network systems, services and software, has added Adaptive IP capabilities, coherent optics and dedicated hardware platforms to its Packet Networking portfolio. This allows service providers to use 5G, further glazing related Next-Generation Cable MSO Access and Business Service... Read more
Cisco vulnerability to crash systems used in the wild
Cisco's security team revealed earlier this year that products running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software had a zero-day vulnerability. Now it appears that this vulnerability has been abused in the wild. There are no patches for the problem yet.
The vulnera... Read more
Datto launches twenty product innovations for Managed Service Providers
Datto has announced updates to all its product lines that promise efficiency improvements for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). With the updates Datto Networking Managed Power with the MP10 WiFi-connected smart plug becomes available worldwide.
Datto Networking Managed Power with the Mp10 WiFi-conne... Read more
Ransomware as a Service Kraken focuses arrows on new victims
Kraken, a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) operation, uses a new exploit kit to create victims. According to new research by McAfee and Recorded Future, it is difficult to protect against that combination.
With ransomware, files or an entire device are encrypted. Access can only be regained if the rig... Read more
Lancom optimizes VPN gateway portfolio
Lancom is expanding its portfolio of corporate gateways with two VPN gateways, the ISG-4000 and the ISG-1000. According to the manufacturer, these gateways should be particularly effective within medium to large IP networks that support different services.
According to the German manufacturer, the ... Read more
Red Hat optimizes its Enterprise Linux platform
Red Hat's new version of its enterprise open source Enterprise Linux platform is designed to help businesses and organizations better manage workloads across a variety of cloud environments. These are public, hybrid and multicloud environments, as well as bare-metal environments.
As if the recent ac... Read more
“Leap Motion was twice able to ruin Apple’s takeover attempt.
Leap Motion is a startup that deals with augmented and virtual reality. Where the hardware of the company is very strong and can be used for both business and personal purposes, the business side seems to be characterized as weak. Talks with Apple twice failed for a takeover.
Business Insider report... Read more
Google adds new security to user accounts
Google has improved the security of user accounts in recent weeks. Today, four new features have been announced, specifically aimed at protecting an account before and after someone logs in. In addition, a new feature has been unveiled that makes accounts easier to restore if they are hacked.
That's... Read more
Crew GandCrab-ransomware misses at least $1 million thanks to Bitdefender tool
Bitdefender believes that the criminal group behind the GandCrab-ransomware has lost an estimated $1 million in ransom money. This was after Bitdefender released a free tool for ransomware victims to unlock their devices again.
According to the antivirus maker, at least 1,700 GandCrab victims were a... Read more