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Retail theft at self-checkouts doubles, AI poses possible solution
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Surging retail theft via self-checkouts sees cart-based losses doubling in a year, costing the average store over $102k annually, reveals an Everseen report.
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North Korea's illicit cryptocurrency theft fuels weapons program
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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North Korea's state-sponsored cyberattacks are amassing billions in stolen cryptocurrency, funding up to half of the nation's missile program.
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Ploughshare and Tarian Technology present 'Bastion', a breakthrough in cyberdefence
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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Ploughshare and Tarian Technology unite to launch Bastion, a groundbreaking cybersecurity defence system, revolutionizing data protection in the digital age.
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Tarian Technologies launches groundbreaking data security software, Need2Know
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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Tarian Technologies unveils Need2Know, a progressive multi-tier encryption software, enhancing data security measures.
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Revolutionizing logistics: Paper-thin smart label unveiled
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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pc hardware
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digital transformation
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New ultra-thin Smart Label tracking device for small, lightweight items launched by Pod Group, SODAQ, and Lufthansa.
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CyFox identifies critical hijacking vulnerability in popular streaming software
Thu, 3rd Aug 2023
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Critical hijacking vulnerability in Stremio 4.4 puts 5 million users at risk; remote code execution and information theft possible.
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Hundreds of devices declared missing by government departments
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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The findings of 14 Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to the UK's government departments has been released.
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Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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Microsoft was the most targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020, as they tried to exploit remote working during the pandemic. DHL came second.
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Can we protect against cryptocurrency theft?
Fri, 17th Apr 2020
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Once cryptocurrency is stolen, there is no refund like there is with a bank or credit card company, and governments offer no protection for users.
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ComCom faces security breach from stolen computer equipment
Tue, 8th Oct 2019
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Data breach at Commerce Commission after theft of equipment with confidential info.
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Tesla takes ex-employee to court for hacking and sharing confidential info
Fri, 22nd Jun 2018
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Tesla has taken a former employee to court for allegedly hacking company data and handing it over to third parties.
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Reseller pleads guilty to stealing from vulnerable rural Australians
Fri, 2nd Feb 2018
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Jackson Temi Anni has been sentenced to 18-months imprisonment for lying about products and taking money directly from consumers' bank accounts.
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“There oughta be a law!”
Sat, 1st May 2010
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With the internet now an integral part of modern living, governments in democratic countries are raising the serious question of whether it can continue to function untouched by legislation.