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Orgs are having a major identity crisis while crims reap the rewards

Hacking your way in is so 2022 – logging in is much easier Identity-related threats pose an increasing risk to those protecting networks because attackers – ranging from financially motivated crime gangs and nation-state backed crews – increasingly prefer to log in using stolen credentials instead of exploiting vulnerabilities or social engineering.…

Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:25
Europe's data protection laws cut data storage by making information-wrangling pricier

GDPR also slashed processing costs by over a quarter Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has led European firms to store and process less data, recent economic research suggests, because the privacy rules are making data more costly to manage.…

Wed Feb 21, 2024 09:38
China Unicom becomes Middle Kingdom's second carrier with a billion subscribers

Rivals aren't far behind and 5G numbers are huge, but growth is slowing Chinese mega-carrier China Unicom has claimed it's signed up the billionth subscriber for its "Big Connectivity" service, making it the second Middle Kingdom carrier to operate at that scale.…

Wed Feb 21, 2024 08:36
Australian supercomputer 'Taingiwilta' comes online this year with [REDACTED] inside

Exec in charge laments that in defence HPC down under, you can pay a veteran expert a mere web dev's salary Australia's Defence Science Technology Group will bring a supercomputer online in the second half of 2024, but when The Register asked for information on its specs the only response we received was "Next question."…

Wed Feb 21, 2024 07:34
China could be doing better at censorship, think tank finds

Complex overlapping bureaucracy sometimes lacks the funds and skills to do it right China's censorship regime remains pervasive and far reaching, but the bureaucratic apparatus implementing it is unevenly developed and is not always well funded, according to a report released on Tuesday.…

Wed Feb 21, 2024 06:34
VMware takes a swing at Nutanix, Red Hat with KVM conversion tool

Also urges customers to remove some of its software due to a critical vulnerability Scarcely a day passes without The Register's virtualization desk being approached by VMware's rivals seeking a chance to explain the merits of their products and cash in on assumed dissatisfaction with the licensing regime Broadcom has imposed. But last month, VMware...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:41

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