Yahoo confirms ‘state sponsored’ hack, 500M accounts attacked

Yahoo announced it was investigating a data breach earlier this summer but at the time it was thought that just 200m user accounts were affected. However, it has now confirmed that hackers stole the personal data associated with at least 500m Yahoo accounts and believes it was carried out by a state-sponsored attacker. It is […]


Edward Snowden Warns Against Google Allo, Sparks Privacy Concerns

  Google released its long-awaited Artificial Intelligence (AI) based messaging app, Allo yesterday. As Allo is AI-based, it needs access to information about the user to be able to perform more intuitively and efficiently. Allo’s Google Assistant comes with a smart reply feature, which is in fact one of the app’s high points, and it […]


Post-Brexit: London Remains The Top Tech Hub

According to a poll of more than 200 US tech executives, London remains the European base of choice for US technology companies. The survey reached out to more than 200 US tech executives, who believe London is the best city in which to build a startup in Europe, beating out Berlin, Paris and Dublin. This […]


Dell Technologies to make 2000-3000 Job Cuts after Merger

Following a historic merger by Dell’s acquisition of EMC this month, the newly rebranded Dell Technologies is reportedly planning on cutting between 2,000 to 3,000 jobs. A Bloomberg report claimed Dell will seek out $1.7bn in cost savings in the next eighteen months. A Dell spokesman said: “As is common with deals of this size, there will […]


Recruitment Trends for Cyber Security & Digital Forensics

By Sarah Landry, Founder DFGR When I first started recruiting within Cyber Security back in 2003, Digital Forensics or Cyber Security degree courses did not yet exist, today there are approximately 20 universities in the UK alone that specialise in the field. Back in the day, Digital Forensics was led by law enforcement – that […]

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