Cisco nets fishy botnet
Published in News

Angler fished out of the system

Researchers at Cisco have stopped the spread of a massive international exploit kit which is commonly used in ransomware attacks.

China presses ahead with glorious five year  tech plan
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US tech companies nervy

The Chinese government is set to hack off the US government by working on a set of banking cyber security regulations.

Cisco buys Open DNS
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Will the spooks get control of your DNS server?

The networking company, which was turned over by the US spooks using backdoors, has just written a cheque for an outfit which provides alternative DNS servers for its users.

Blackberry still can't get juiced up
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Revenue falling

BlackBerry is still a long way from being out of the woods. The outfit reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide.

Internet of Things growing
Published in Wearables

IoT reached 10.3 million devices

Beancounters at Berg Insight have counted out all the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation and claim it reached 10.3 million in 2014.

How I executed the networking white box market
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by Cisco's John Chambers 

Cisco's soon to retire CEO John Chambers has been taking stock in his years at the helm of the networking giant, and is claiming a killing off the white box market under his rule.

Malware designed to kill user's machine
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Stops the cops

Security expets have new malware that takes extraordinary measures to evade detection and analysis, destroying deleting all hard drive data and rendering a computer inoperable.

Cisco adds up the numbers

22 October 2014

EMC buys more VCE

Cisco was the seller

Cuts 6,000 jobs