Crypto criminals already secured 5% of all Monero through mining malware

The cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) happens to be the popular choice for criminals with researchers stating nearly 5% of all Monero has been mined by hackers. Two researchers, Sergio Pastrana and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and King’s College London, respectively, published their report, estimating that hackers have mined at least 4.32 per cent of the total Monero in circulation.

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Security experts believe skills gap can be bridged – Deloitte Disruption Index

Business leaders’ confidence in the digital skills of new entrants to the workplace has improved in the last six months, according to the latest Digital Disruption Index by Big Four accountant Deloitte. A growing number of business leaders think that school leavers and graduates have the right digital skills and experience, according to the new report.

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DCMS funded cybersecurity centre announces new members

LORCA unveils 11 cyber innovators tasked with tackling the industry’s biggest challenges

  • LORCA’s second cohort of scaling companies were chosen by cybersecurity leaders
  • Government-backed centre will provide companies with a year of bespoke support to scale quickly
  • User-centric security and securing supply chains identified as most pressing sector issues

London, 9th January 2019: The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) today announces the 11 scaling cyber companies that will form its second cohort. Selected by industry leaders, these businesses represent the most promising solutions to the two biggest cybersecurity challenges identified at LORCA last year.

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World-leading WiCET project launches to advance wireless charging for electric taxis

International collaboration awarded Innovate UK funding for feasibility study and potential demonstrator in Nottingham and London

Loughborough, UK – 9 January 2019: Cenex today announced WiCET (Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis), a ground-breaking project in the field of wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging funded by Innovate UK.

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Newly discovered side-channel attack hazardous against Windows and Linux operating systems

A team of five academics and security researchers has published a research paper today detailing a new side-channel attack that effective against operating systems like Windows and Linux. The novelty in this paper is that unlike many of the previous side-channel attacks, this one is hardware-agnostic, and in some cases, it can be carried out remotely. The attack is also different because it doesn’t target microarchitectural design flaws in CPUs or other computer components, but targets the operating system itself, hence the reason it is hardware-agnostic.

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Huawei releases latest Wireless Fibre Solution

[Shanghai, China, January 7, 2019] Huawei released the latest Wireless Fiber Solution (an enhanced WTTx solution) at the 2018 Global Mobile Broadband Forum. At the forum, Huawei focused on how to maximize wireless network potential and quickly provide broadband services. This presented a unique opportunity to meet with government ICT organizations, operators, and industry organizations to discuss fixed wireless broadband development and how to accelerate national broadband penetration.

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60 Percent of Organisations Experienced Container Security Incidents in 2018

Tripwire Study: 60 Percent of Organisations Experienced Container Security Incidents in 2018

Rise of DevOps exposes organisations to risk via container vulnerabilities

LONDON, U.K. – January 07, 2019 – Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organisations, today announced the results of a study examining the security practices and concerns of container technology. Tripwire’s study, conducted in partnership with Dimensional Research in November 2018, surveyed 311 IT security professionals who manage environments with containers at companies with over 100 employees.

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