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Atlassian issues advice on how to keep your IT service desk secure. after hundreds of portals found facing the internet amid virus lockdown

16 minutes ago   |   The Register

Alarm sounded after orgs open up internal platforms for work-from-home staff As companies move their staff to remote working amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, some IT...
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Coronavirus: Lisburn security firm Mercury creates camera to detect fever from a distance

Coronavirus: Lisburn security firm Mercury creates camera to detect fever from a distance

36 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A Lisburn security firm says it has invested in camera technology that can detect fever symptoms in one second and from up to two metres away.
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Google tests hiding Chrome extension icons by default, developers definitely not amused by the change

6 hours ago   |   The Register

Tightening privacy and security may cause pain for add-on makers Google is testing a user-interface change that will hide Chrome extensions by default, which is not going down...
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Hackers Are Abusing 2 New Firefox Vulnerabilities

Hackers Are Abusing 2 New Firefox Vulnerabilities

7 hours ago   |   PC Mag

Although the flaws only work under certain conditions, the company has rated both of them as critical. The good news is that Mozilla quickly released a patch to fix the...
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Mozilla plugs two Firefox browser holes exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack victims' computers

10 hours ago   |   The Register

Update now before it's too late Mozilla has released security updates for its Firefox browser in conjunction with a US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency advisory...
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This fake Discord software could infect your PC

This fake Discord software could infect your PC

10 hours ago   |   TechRadar

A new variant of the AnarchyGrabber malware has been discovered by MalwareHunterTeam which modifies Discord client files in order to evade detection and steal user accounts...
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Roaring trade in zero-days means more vulns are falling into the hands of state spies, warn security researchers

12 hours ago   |   The Register

Flaw variety hipper with snoops than cash-hungry crooks right now Zero-day vulns are increasingly likely to be bought and sold by malware vendors targeting the Middle East with...
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Why are Zoom meeting passwords now on by default?

Why are Zoom meeting passwords now on by default?

15 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

If you've used Zoom over the last few days, you'll know that passwords are now enabled by default, as well as the so-called Waiting Room. Why is this? Well, a few days ago...
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Learn how to maintain remote scale, resiliency and intelligence with the Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit

15 hours ago   |   The Register

From managing during unprecedented times to dealing with wider digital change, these are the sessions you need Promo Business continuity, cyber security, and maintaining...
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NYC Schools Banned From Using Zoom

NYC Schools Banned From Using Zoom

16 hours ago   |   PC Mag

The Department of Education urges instructors to switch to more secure platforms for their remote learning needs, such as Microsoft Teams or Google for Education. New York City...
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The Roku Channel launches in the UK to offer free TV to Sky and Roku users

The Roku Channel launches in the UK to offer free TV to Sky and Roku users

Got a Roku streamer, Now TV device or Sky Q box? You can now watch over 10,000 films and TV episodes on The Roku Channel for free. Read more ...

Social media firms told to clamp down on 5G coronavirus conspiracies by MPs

Social media firms told to clamp down on 5G coronavirus conspiracies by MPs

5G mast ‘on fire' in Birmingham MPs want companies like Twitter and Facebook to be held to account for the spread of conspiracy theories linking 5G technology to the Covid-19... Read more ...

Dirt Rally 2.0 and Sniper Elite 4 to feature in-game “Stay home. Save lives” ads

Dirt Rally 2.0 and Sniper Elite 4 to feature in-game “Stay home. Save lives” ads

Dirt Rally 2.0 and Sniper Elite 4 will feature new in-game ads that say: "Stay home. Save lives" as a way of offering safety advice to players in response to the ongoing... Read more ...

Virgin Media customers get 18 entertainment channels free

Virgin Media customers get 18 entertainment channels free

Until 2nd May, Virgin Media is gifting all TV customers free access to 18 entertainment channels to help ease lockdown boredom. Read more ...

PS5 better than Xbox Series X? Crytek dev fans the flames

PS5 better than Xbox Series X? Crytek dev fans the flames

Until we get both of the next-gen consoles in our hands, the arguments over which machine would win in the battle of PS5 vs Xbox Series X will rage on. But if you're pinning... Read more ...

5G and coronavirus: scientists say rumours are 'complete and utter rubbish'

5G and coronavirus: scientists say rumours are 'complete and utter rubbish'

The UK government and mobile industry have reiterated that there is no scientific evidence of a link between 5G networks and the spread of coronavirus. A baseless conspiracy... Read more ...

Leaked image suggests iPhone 12 Pro will have LiDAR sensor

Leaked image suggests iPhone 12 Pro will have LiDAR sensor

A leaked image - apparently obtained from within iOS 14 code - suggests that the next series of iPhones could feature a LiDAR sensor, just like the new iPad Pro. In the... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Lisburn security firm Mercury creates camera to detect fever...

Coronavirus: Lisburn security firm Mercury creates camera to detect fever from a distance

A Lisburn security firm says it has invested in camera technology that can detect fever symptoms in one second and from up to two metres away. Read more ...

Chill to your fave tunes with Sony's flagship noise-cancelling cans and save...

Chill to your fave tunes with Sony's flagship noise-cancelling cans and save AU$236

Are you over seeing fitness influencers bounce their way through isolation? Do you just want to chill out until this seeming nightmare is over? Well, Sony is here to help you... Read more ...

Roku launches its free TV streaming service in the UK - if you can put up...

Roku launches its free TV streaming service in the UK - if you can put up with the ads

If you've been looking for a free TV streaming service to fill up those long days and weekends, look no further: Roku has now launched a free, ad-supported TV platform in the... Read more ...