Month: September 2021

Windows 11: Microsoft fixes new bugs before the release

Microsoft continues to clear up startup, taskbar, and search bugs in Windows 11 before making the next Windows available to the general public on October 5. The software giant has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22468 on the Dev Channel, the test channel where updates can eventually arrive in the Windows 11 release on…

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MagSafe iPhone Card Holder with Locate: 4 Things to Know Before You Buy

When Apple unveiled its iPhone 13 lineup, the company also announced new MagSafe cases and accessories for its phones. The MagSafe Card Holder is one of the accessories that not only received new color options, but is also compatible with Apple’s Find My service. For those who are not familiar with this service, Find My…

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Cybercriminals complain about being scammed by other cybercriminals

Cybercriminals using a ransomware-as-a-service system have publicly complained that the group they are renting their malware to could use a hidden backdoor to steal ransom payments. REvil is one of the best known and most common ransomware variants, implicated in several major incidents. The group behind REvil leases its ransomware to other cybercriminals in exchange…

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IT Pro: the nominations for September 2021

This month of movement at Snowflake, Assu2000, Ascom, Matrix42, Sitel France, innso, Centreon, France Digital, Celonis, Nutranix, Rimini Street, Efrei Paris, Fnac Darty, Netwitness, Wizzcad, Oney Bank, Largo, Infoblox. Snowflake: Elise Delsol takes over head of key accounts relations France Elise Delsol, 42, has been appointed to the post of Sales Director in charge of…

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EU and US cooperate on security and technology standards

The United States and the European Union have started to work on coordinating approaches in various technological fields, including AI and semiconductors, and on tackling non-market policies that lead to the misuse of technology. . The plan was created on Wednesday after representatives of the United States and the European Union, including U.S. President Joe…

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Akamai acquires cybersecurity company Guardicore

Akamai Technologies Acquires Guardicore to Strengthen Content Delivery Network (CDN) Cyber ​​Security Portfolio. The transaction was announced on Wednesday. Under the terms of the deal, Akamai will pay approximately $ 600 million to acquire all of the outstanding shares. Guardicore, headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, is a cybersecurity company that provides businesses with a microsegmentation…

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For the ANFR, 5G smartphones do not represent any danger for their users

After ANSES, it’s the ANFR’s turn to reassure once again about 5G. And more specifically about smartphones compatible with the latest generation of mobile technology. According to the French gendarme of frequencies, only two 5G smartphones out of the 46 tested for the moment exceed the regulatory limits in terms of exposure to electromagnetic waves.…

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Fingerprints: Interior Ministry gets slapped on fingers

The CNIL calls the Ministry of the Interior to order on its management of the automated file of fingerprints (FAED). This police file allows the police to keep the fingerprints of the accused persons as well as those found at the scenes of crimes and misdemeanors, and to access them automatically. A valuable tool in…

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Patrick Drahi’s bulimia is on Eutelsat

Patrick Drahi is far from having finished his shopping. The CEO and co-founder of the holding company Altice, which notably oversees SFR, has just set his sights on the French satellite operator Eutelsat. The management of Eutelsat thus confirmed this Wednesday evening to have received “an unsolicited, preliminary and non-binding proposal from Patrick Drahi concerning…

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Cybersecurity: banks face the challenge of protecting their customers

The figures of a recent study by the French Banking Federation are unequivocal: 92% of French people regularly consult their bank’s website, and more than 60% have now downloaded a banking application. This digital migration has led to a shift in fraud and usurpation towards these online interactions, as hackers and fraudsters have also adapted…

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