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Emotet back from near death
Published in News
Friday, 20 September 2019 11:48

Emotet back from near death


World’s most costly botnets

One of the world's most costly and destructive botnets -- has returned from a four-month break.

Cisco expects China crisis
Published in News
Thursday, 15 August 2019 13:09

Cisco expects China crisis


Trade war fall out

The fallout from US President Donald [Prince of Orange] Trump’s ongoing trade war with China is beginning to hurt US technology suppliers selling into the Chinese market.

Cisco pays fine for making hackable tech
Published in News
Thursday, 01 August 2019 10:10

Cisco pays fine for making hackable tech


We thought only Huawei did that ?

While the US government bangs on about how Huawei gear is spying for the Chinese government,  Cisco has agreed to pay $8.6 million to settle a claim that it sold video surveillance software it knew was vulnerable to hackers to hospitals, airports, schools, state governments and federal agencies.

Cisco backdoor patched. Huawei the lads!
Published in Network


Sorry, China - not you. It is Cisco

US Cisco networking giant Cisco patched a security vulnerability in some of its network switches that could take over IT equipment and spy on people.

British cows get 5G connectivity before humans
Published in News


Mooving ahead of the herd

While Britons mull Russian propaganda which claims 5G is a health risk, a herd of UK dairy cows have said “pull the udder one” and have moved ahead of the rest of the UK when it comes to 5G connectivity.

US orders Germany to dump Huawei
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:50

US orders Germany to dump Huawei


Intelligence. They've heard of it

In a remarkable escalation of the tech wars between the USA and China, a missive to Germany instructed the independent country not to use Huawei kit.

Cisco beats analysts' expectations
Published in News
Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:17

Cisco beats analysts' expectations


Software moves are paying off

Cisco beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly revenue and profit thanks to demand for its routers and switches as well as growth in newer areas of focus such as software.

Cisco and Amazon to help businesses in the clouds
Published in Cloud


Big and powerful team up

Networking gear outfit Cisco has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco’s customers to use Amazon’s data centres.

Amazon Web Services to take on Cisco
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 16 July 2018 11:21

Amazon Web Services to take on Cisco


That is a nice router business you have there... it would be terrible if something happened to it

Amazon Web Services already dominates the market for cloud services and now it wants to take over Cisco's control of the $14 billion global market for data centre switche

Cisco's moves to software not reaping benefits
Published in News


But it is still making a killing

Cisco reported third quarter profit and revenue that beat the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street’s estimates on Wednesday, but shares fell four percent after bleak current quarter forecasts indicated that the transition to a software focused business was not happening yet.