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Pound rebound to be kept in check by Brexit talks: Reuters poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling is likely to gain this year and by the time Britain leaves the European Union next March will have recouped a chunk of its losses since the June 2016 decision to leave the bloc, a Reuters poll suggested.<p>However, the pound is unlikely to re-test the levels above $1.43 it …

Polling

The damage from Atlanta’s huge cyberattack is even worse than the city first thought

More than two months after a cyberattack hobbled many of its critical municipal systems, the city of Atlanta is still sorting through the wreckage of what is likely the worst cyberattack targeting a U.S. city to date.<p>On March 22, Atlanta’s connected systems city-wide were hit with a ransomware …

Cyber-attacks

Cyber warriors and digital crime – chief information officers reveal what is keeping them awake at night in new survey

Computer hacking, ransomware, data breaches, fraud: cyber crime is a bigger problem than ever, and is a concern for everyone, from the humble …

Cybersecurity

CEO says Crowdstrike's security platform could someday attract Amazon, Google

Whether or not Crowdstrike's cloud-based endpoint security platform will be snatched up by Google, Microsoft, or Amazon remains to be seen, but its …

Startups

Uber's self-driving SUV saw the pedestrian in fatal accident but didn't brake, officials say

Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before …

Ford Fusion

Here's what drives the price of oil

President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal could rattle the oil market, but there's a lot more to it than just that. There are …

Oil

Researcher discloses 10 D-Link zero-day router flaws

The security researcher says the general public should immediately disconnect their router until patches are available.<p>When a zero-day vulnerability …

Information Security

Uber halts self-driving trials in Arizona after test car crash [Update]

Uber is putting its self-driving car tech tests on hold after one of its vehicles was involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona over the weekend. The incident was spotted and photographed by Fresco News user Mark Beach.<p>One of Uber’s self-driving Volvo SUVs was found on its side after it collided …

Autonomous Cars

RSA and the expanding hole in cybersecurity

The recent RSA conference drew more than 43,000 people — a record number as the cybersecurity hole continues to widen with new exploits.<p>There were …

Block adverts, delete Flash, kill Java: ASD

The Australian Signals Directorate's award-winning Top Four cyber threat mitigation strategy has become the Essential Eight. They're based on data, …

Regulating IoT: Where Trump and the GOP should start

After engaging with business leaders, Arxan's Mandeep Khera is convinced that Washington should step in now to regulate certain IoT verticals.<p>The …

Could the end of net neutrality mean the demise of IoT?

Donald Trump has now been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. Along with his administration, the new president will usher in a number of drastic changes — specifically in the area of telecommunications and the world of IoT.<p>There is a strong possibility that the new White …

Lloyds bank accounts targeted in huge cybercrime attack

Lloyds Banking Group suffered 48-hour online attack this month as cybercriminals attempted to block access to 20m UK accounts.<p>The denial of service attack ran for two days from Wednesday 11 January to Friday 13 January, as Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland were bombarded with millions of fake …

Cybersecurity

Chinese firm says it did all it could ahead of cyberattack

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese electronics maker that has recalled products sold in the U.S. said Tuesday it did all it could to prevent a massive …

IoT security - what you need to know (Gary explains)

You have probably heard the term “the Internet of Things” (IoT) being bandied about, according to some it is the next big revolution after mobile, for others it is more hype than reality. The truth is somewhere in between. However one thing is sure: the number of computing devices connected to the …

[Withdrawn] 10 Steps: Summary

1. Introduction<p>In GCHQ we continue to see real threats to the UK on a daily basis, and the scale and rate of these attacks shows little sign of …

Cybersecurity

Latest Ukraine Blackout Tied To 2015 Cyberattackers

Broad cyberattack campaign hitting finance, energy, transporation in Ukraine were meant to disrupt but not cause major damage, researchers say.

#TEISS17: Simple steps to secure your SME against cyber attacks - Business Reporter

Many small businesses overestimate the cost and complexity of cyber security and miss out on simple opportunities to better protect themselves, …

White House says intelligence report covered more than cyber attacks | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Wednesday would not comment on whether a U.S. intelligence report referred to unsubstantiated allegations that Russia had compromising information on President-elect Donald Trump.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a press …

One Yuan Now Buys Just One Hong Kong Dollar -- in 7-Eleven

In a sign of how far confidence in China’s currency has fallen, 7-Eleven stores in Hong Kong are valuing the Chinese currency at par with the city’s …

Hong Kong

If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?

New research suggests personality has a larger effect on success than IQ.<p>How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. He likes to ask educated non-scientists -- especially politicians and policy makers -- how much …

People are struggling to find a use for smartwatches: Report

Wearable devices such as the Apple Watch or Fitbit trackers are not living up to the hype and users are struggling to find a clear use case for them, …

Bitcoin passes the $800 mark

The digital currency bitcoin has passed the $800 value for the first time since February 2014.<p>Bitcoin crossed the threshold around 11:40pm GMT and is …

Most data breaches happen because of missed details: Cybersecurity expert

Many large-scale cybersecurity failures like the one that resulted in Yahoo's recently announced data breach happen because of carelessness of victim …

City banks plan to hoard bitcoins to help them pay cyber ransoms

Several of London’s largest banks are looking to stockpile bitcoins in order to pay off cyber criminals who threaten to bring down their critical IT systems.<p>The virtual currency, which is highly prized by criminal networks because it is difficult to trace, is being acquired by blue chip companies …

Cybersecurity

Property is theft? Well, leasehold certainly is

It beggars belief that there can be clauses in a property contract which allow a freeholder to backdate the ground rent and then present an extortionate bill to the unsuspecting buyer of a flat. That we can run a story about Kadian Kennelly, who was expected to pay ground rent of £8,000 a year, and …

Housing

What the hell is going on in Russia?

While much of the attention on Russia lately has been over its backing of airstrikes in Syria, particularly in the city of Aleppo, there are several …

Russia

All aboard! Singapore now to try out self-driving buses

Singapore signed an agreement on Wednesday to start testing self-driving buses, as the city-state pushes ahead with its vision of using autonomous …

China September property prices extend gains, raise fears of a bubble

China property prices rose at the fastest pace on record in September, fueling fears of a market bubble in the world's second-largest …