American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against facial recognition firm alleging “privacy-destroying surveillance activities”
Networking giant Cisco Systems opens its cheque book to acquire well estalished network intelligence software provider ThousandEyes
The COVID-19 crisis has seen an explosion in video and teleconferencing service use. Looking into the future, if more mass remote working is to become the norm, how will existing systems cope? Are they secure enough? Do we just need more capacity, or new services and platforms to meet this new need?
As remote working becomes the norm for many businesses, what does this mean for network access and flexibility? Already video conferencing services are straining to deliver their services to a mass user base. Add in security issues, in this scenario, could your WAN cope?
Sundar Pichai tells staff that Google intends to open some offices starting from 6 July, as other tech firms give staff option to work from home forever
US President ready to follow up on threat to 'close down' social networking firms after Twitter places fact warning label on his tweets
Fully updated Apple devices contain the exploit that allows the first public jailbreak for Apple's iOS operating system for nearly four years
Not again. A 5G phone mast in Liverpool has been set on fire, amid foolish conspiracy theories that wrongly link 5G and coronavirus
After India eases its nationwide lockdown, Nokia suspends operations at local telecoms factory when 42 staff test positive for Covid-19
Twitter applies fact-checking alert to a tweet from US President Donald Trump as part of new policy on misleading information
As businesses adapt to the 'new normal', a significant component of their organization will be virtual teams. Silicon UK discovers the critical skills that virtual leaders need to be successful and, asks what being a virtual leader means today and into the future.
No patch as yet for problem with Windows 10 update that cuts off internet for systems linked to mobile data via 4G LTE modems
Researchers discover attack group that deploys highly targeted ransomware running inside virtualised Windows XP instance to evade detection
Security researchers find attackers breaking into public-facing Windows IIS web servers to install Monero-mining malware across networks
Latvia is aiming to be one of the first countries to release a Covid-19 contact-tracing app based on Apple and Google's API, released only last week
Prime minister Boris Johnson has reportedly ordered plans drawn up that would see Huawei's involvement in UK's 5G networks reduced to zero by 2023
Uber passenger asks court to reopen price-fixing lawsuit against the company, saying arbitrator who ruled in Uber's favour feared for his own security
Company finds 20 percent of its all-remote staff responds to phishing message by exposing user credentials, raising fears about the work-from-home future
HP Enterprise also sees long-term shift to remote working, with 'at least' 50 percent of staff expected to work from home permanently
Students and children at risk as more than 25 million account credentials allegedly stolen from Mathway offered for sale online
Scam emails use Excel spreadsheets containing Covid-19 data as a lure, then execute malicious macros that give attackers control over system
Online abuse clampdown. Twitter confirms it is testing new conversation settings that will allow users to limit who can reply to their tweets
Another round of layoffs is on the cards for IBM employees, as new CEO swings the headcount axe, but insists he will still deliver shareholder dividend
Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Extended Reality (XR) and Quantum Computing expand (DARQ), will be the next wave of technologies to transform every business. How should your company ensure that DARQ technologies are used within a secure environment?
Post Coronavirus world. Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify joins Twitter in saying it will allow staff to work from home forever
Three months after Firefox turned on privacy feature called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), Google's Chrome browser gets same feature, but only if ISPs support it
Both firms say 22 countries and a number of US states have requested to use the contact-tracing API for their own systems
Post COVID-19 could see many businesses permanently using home-based working as the norm for their enterprises. With annual reports stating lax security protocols and behaviours are still the norms (nearly 40% of workers never change their passwords), Silicon UK asks how a home-based workforce can be secured.
Security flaws in the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app could pose risk to user privacy, as the NCSC promises to fix the issues
Trump administration faces call from Democrat US senators to provide answers about undisclosed subsidies for TSMC factory in US
Personal information of 9 million customers accessed in a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack, which saw the credit card details of 2,200 people exposed
As businesses continue on their digitization roadmap, many have entered the last stage. Benefits are already becoming measurable and driving enterprise transformation. Silicon UK asks what barriers have been encountered, and what does a business do next, when it has achieved its digitization goals?
Agency says it had to develop its own tool to access two locked iPhones used by gunman who attacked Pensacola Naval Air Station in December 2019
Researchers warn of weaknesses affecting all Bluetooth-compliant devices – just as governments roll out coronavirus apps reliant on the tech
Telecoms equipment giant says its survival is at stake with regulatory changes that would cut off its access to semiconductors manufactured outside the US
Company is to focus on core businesses of ride-sharing and food delivery and shutter job hunting, start-up incubator and AI research units
Hackers break into academic high-performance computing clusters in Edinburgh, Germany and Switzerland to install Monero currency-mining software
Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on triggering 'positive' alerts