Q-Bot secures £1.5m investment to accelerate growth and support rollout of robotic insulation service

London, United Kingdom Q-Bot, the UK’s leading developer of robots for use in the construction industry, has closed an investment round of £450,000 supported by ClearlySo, Minerva Investors Group, Curious Capital, London Business Angels and Chicago Booth Angels. The investment is leveraged with £1,050,000 funding from the EU Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, to bring the total funding up to £1.5m. The new funds will allow Q-Bot to rollout the world’s first affordable and truly scalable solution for under floor insulation.

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Backdoor hidden by hackers discovered in CCleaner security app with 2 billion downloads

News broke this morning that users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of further malware, be it ransomware or keyloggers, with fears millions are affected.

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Embry-Riddle Researchers Study Ways to Reduce the Spread of Infectious Diseases on Commercial Airliners

New Research shows the Size of the Aircraft and Boarding Patterns May Impact Your Health

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — When Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Sirish Namilae travels for pleasure or for work, his eyes are focused on how people are boarding the plane and move through security and other areas of the airport.

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Israel’s CYBONET launches comprehensive cyber security solution for SMEs

Haifa, Israel, September 13, 2017 – CYBONET, an international information security solutions provider headquartered in Israel, has announced the release of its newest cyber security solution, Cybowall, a threat detection and response platform engineered for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Combining both affordability and functionality, Cybowall provides organizations with a single security tool that delivers those capabilities necessary to identify and respond not only to active threats, but also to potential vulnerabilities within the network.

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Vevo hacked as OurMine releases 3.12TB of internal files

It has been reported that Vevo has been hacked, with roughly 3.12TB worth of internal files posted online, some of which appear sensitive. The majority of the files include benign data including weekly music charts, pre-planned social media content, and various details about the artists under the record companies’ management. Some files were more sensitive, though, such as one which reveals the alarm code for the company’s offices.

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Bittium has received national Confidential level information security classification for Bittium Tough Mobile™ smartphone

Bittium Tough Mobile™ and related Bittium Secure Suite™ back-end system is the first mobile solution in the world to receive official Confidential level encryption product classification. With the solution, it is possible to create and process classified information, as well as transfer it between the smartphone and connected back-end solutions.

Oulu, Finland 18.9.2017 – National Cyber Security Centre-Finland of the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority has granted approval for the Mobile Security and Public Safety targeted Bittium Tough Mobile LTE-smartphone and related Bittium Secure Suite back-end system to process material that is classified nationally as Confidential. Bittium’s mobile solution is the first one in the world to receive official Confidential level encryption product classification. The mobile solution can be used for creating and processing classified information, as well as for transferring it between smartphone and connected back-end solutions.

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