FBI confirms Lazarus group cyber actors for theft

North Korean cyber actors used RAILGUN, to launder over $US60 million worth of ethereum The FBI continues to combat malicious cyber activity, including the threat posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the U.S. and our private sector partners. Through our investigation, we were able to confirm…

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US Justice Department to sue Google

Google monopolizes key digital advertising technologies The Justice Department, along with the Attorneys General of California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia, filed a civil antitrust suit against Google for monopolizing multiple digital advertising technology products in violation of Sections 1 and 2 of the…

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Demand for smart city solutions spikes

Following investments in telco networks Smart city solutions empower city governments to acquire distributed city data and unify it while offering a platform to provide innovative solutions for effective city management. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Smart City Solutions Growth Opportunities, finds that the sector is evolving from aiming to create…

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Government IT spending to grow 6.8 per cent

Government CIOs will need to address concerns of digital transformation Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $US588.9 billion in 2023, an increase of 6.8 per cent from 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. “Government organizations are continuing to modernize legacy IT and invest in initiatives that improve access to…

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Third Singapore-China smart city committee meeting

TusStar will increase its regional presence in Southeast Asia The Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced the inking of eight Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and unveiled 14 new joint projects under the Singapore-China (Shenzhen) Smart City Initiative (SCI), at the 3rd Joint Implementation Committee…

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AIIA calls on Albanese Government

Quantum technology can give Australia the tools of the future Australia’s peak body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), is calling on the Albanese Government to invest $US1 billion in quantum technology over five years as part of Australia’s Quantum Crossroads, the AIIA’s submission to the Government’s…

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New capacity building tool to combat ransomware

Building capacity across the world is an essential aspect in the war on ransomware The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and the Spanish Ministry of the Interior, announced a joint project last week to develop a capacity-building tool to help countries…

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