It was probably not by design, but it seems that IKEA’s furnitures are loved by many for their hackability. There are plenty of websites online in which users can find inspiration and instructions on how to hack their IKEA furniture to get more use out of it and how to use certain types of furnitures in completely different ways.
In one of the more remarkable cybercrime busts in recent memory, twin brothers have been arrested in St Petersburg, Russia, as part of a police operation looking into fraud affecting state-owned Sberbank , the nation’s biggest financial institution, and other major national banks.
The number of malware being identified seems to be growing unabated as security outfit Pandalabs claims to have identified more than 20 million new malware samples for the first quarter of 2015.
The majority of these are variants of existing malware rather than new malware, designed to evade detection by software security companies, mimicking what happens with biological viruses.
Nokia Networks officials are continuing their efforts to better compete with larger rivals like Ericsson and Huawei Technologies in the rapidly evolving telecommunications space.
Nokia in April announced plans to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion, a move that will give it greater scale against larger vendors and expand its capabilities in network-functions virtualization (NFV), a key technology being pushed and embraced by telecom operators. Now the company an infrastructure platform designed to help mobile network operators more easily adopt NFV and cloud computing.
“Think beyond the edges, because the edges are where new things come,” urged Richard Theime in the opening keynote for Hat In The Box Haxpo in Amsterdam. The former priest gone author and futuristic technology guru is well known within the InfoSec community and considered a “father figure” of the hacking convention circuit, keynoting at events such as DefCon and BlackHat.