Networks

Google Discloses Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack

Google says it successfully fended off a 2.5 Tbps denial-of-service attack in 2017, making it the biggest such attack to…

3 months ago

European Telecoms Trade Group Warns Against Banning Chinese Vendors

Banning Chinese telecoms equipment vendors for political reasons will increase costs and delay network upgrades, argues pro-competition group

3 months ago

Engineers Honoured For Services During Lockdown

Two BT Openreach engineers, along with staff from BT, TalkTalk and Sky recognised on Queen's birthday honours list for keeping…

3 months ago

US Estimates £1.4bn Bill To Remove Huawei, ZTE Gear

US telecoms regulator the FCC estimates rural US carriers will face a bill of at least £1.4bn to remove Chinese…

4 months ago

Microsoft To Enables TLS 1.3 By Default In Windows 10 Test Builds

Windows 10 Insider Preview test builds to have TLS 1.3 enabled by default, as Microsoft begins broad Windows 10 rollout…

5 months ago

Government ‘Planning 2025 Deadline’ For Huawei Removal

Government expected to give mobile operators five years to remove all Huawei equipment after companies warned of service blackouts

6 months ago

Government ‘Planning Removal’ Of Huawei 5G Equipment

Government said to be considering dramatic reversal of earlier 5G plans on new security advice from NCSC, but Huawei calls…

7 months ago

NCSC Warns Mobile Operators To Stock Up On Huawei Parts

Security officials warn operators that Huawei may be unable to continue to provide gear following 'escalating US action' against the…

7 months ago

Norway Shuts Down Contact Tracing App After Data Warning

Norway's health authority says it will pause data collection and delete all collected data after country's data regulator says the…

7 months ago

SpaceX Starlink Satellites ‘Run Linux Computers In Space’

SpaceX runs its Starlink satellits like servers in a data centre, with each launch of 60 satellites containing more than…

7 months ago

Huawei Touts ‘Commitment’ To UK 5G Amidst Review

Huawei says UK's 'own interests' at stake in decision on whether to allow it to help build 5G networks, warning…

7 months ago

Agents of Transformation

AppDynamics have launched a COVID-19 edition of its global research ‘The Agents of Transformation.’ The report includes data from interviews…

8 months ago

SpaceX Mission Delivers Astronauts Into Orbit

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carries two NASA astronauts to International Space Station in historic first for a private company

8 months ago

Huawei Calls Latest US Export Measures ‘Arbitrary And Pernicious’

Telecoms equipment giant says its survival is at stake with regulatory changes that would cut off its access to semiconductors…

8 months ago

Number Of ‘Hacked’ UK Networks Soars As Staff Work From Home

Coronavirus lockdown sees malicious activity on organisational networks triple in the UK and double in the US as staff move…

9 months ago

Dutch Police Shut Down DDoS Services

As people around the world turn to online services during the pandemic, hackers seek profits from denial-of-service and ransomware attacks

9 months ago

UK Spearheads Quantum Key Distribution Breakthrough

Team headed by University of Glasgow develops technique for generating and detecting entangled photons at wavelength less susceptible to solar…

10 months ago

Satellite Company OneWeb Collapses Amidst Pandemic Fallout

Satellite broadband company OneWeb runs out of cash, with lead investor SoftBank pulling out amidst financial chaos caused by coronavirus…

10 months ago

US Renews Pressure On UK Over Huawei In 5G Networks

Senior US officials say they will continue to work with the UK over finding 5G alternatives, following decision to allow…

11 months ago

Government Set To Approve Restricted 5G Role For Huawei

Government decision on Huawei set for Tuesday, as US secretary of state warns Chinese-made 5G equipment puts UK sovereignty at…

12 months ago

Austria ‘Working With EU Partners’ On Huawei 5G Decision

Country does not rule out deploying Chinese-made equipment in its 5G networks amidst heavy US lobbying of UK and other…

12 months ago

US Mounts Final Campaign To Bar Huawei From UK 5G Networks

US delegation set to arrive in UK on Monday, as MI5 chief dismisses risk that allowing Huawei would threaten intelligence…

1 year ago

Apple ‘Working On Secret Satellite Data Project’

iPhone maker hiring engineers to develop satellite data tech, potentially allowing it to link iPhones direclty to satellite data services

1 year ago

Ericsson To Pay $1bn To Settle US Corruption Charges

Ericsson promises to improve ethics after admitting to carrying out corrupt activities over more than a decade, including bribes of…

1 year ago

Intel Says Qualcomm Forced It Out Of Smartphone Modem Market

'Brazen' licensing practices allowed Qualcomm to skew market in its own favour, Intel alleges ahead of antitrust appeal set for…

1 year ago

Internet Activists Call For Halt To .Org Sale

Internet campaign groups say the sale of the .org registry to a private equity group could mean 'significant harm' for…

1 year ago

European Smartphone Growth Tops Global Rankings

European smartphone sales top all other regions, dominated by Samsung devices, as Huawei bounces back and Apple sales sag

1 year ago

US Government ‘To Grant 90-Day Extension’ To Huawei Licence

US expected to extend reprieve from Huawei economic blacklist by another 90 days when it expires on Monday, as Huawei…

1 year ago

US Promises Huawei Licences Coming ‘Shortly’

Licences allowing US firms to circumvent national security blacklist are 'forthcoming very shortly' as end of temporary reprieve looms

1 year ago

Vodafone Bug Lands Users With Huge Roaming Charges

Users outside the UK left unable to make calls or use data after 'technical error' lands them with bills into…

1 year ago