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Jeremy Wagstaff

Feb 24 2017

Bug causes personal data leak, but no sign of hackers exploiting: Cloudflare

SINGAPORE A bug in its software left hundreds of thousands of webpages hosted by Cloudflare Inc leaking encrypted personal data, but there was no sign yet the leak had been exploited by hackers, the Internet security firm said on Friday.

Feb 23 2017

Disrupting the disruptors: Singapore rattles sharing economy with rule change

SINGAPORE Singapore, a keen early adopter of the sharing economy, has fired a warning shot across the bow of Airbnb and Uber with tighter rules that could shake up their business models and growth ambitions in Asia.

Feb 09 2017

Remote control: Companies blur lines over who owns devices

When Samsung Electronics remotely disabled the last of its flawed Galaxy Note 7 smartphones last month, it further blurred the lines between who ultimately controls your phone, or computer, car or appliance: you, or the companies that make it work?

Jan 03 2017

Dog fight: Start-ups take aim at errant drones

A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn't, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky. | Video

Dec 01 2016

Shamoon virus returns in Saudi computer attacks after four-year hiatus

Shamoon, the destructive computer virus that four years ago crippled tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies, was used two weeks ago to attack computers in Saudi Arabia, according to several U.S. cyber security firms.

Dec 01 2016

Shamoon virus returns in new Gulf cyber attacks after four-year hiatus

A version of Shamoon, the destructive computer virus that crippled tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies four years ago, was used in mid-November to attack computers in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere in the region, according to U.S. security firms.

Nov 08 2016

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things wrestles with making smart devices safer

Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Nov 08 2016

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things wrestles with making smart devices safer

SINGAPORE/TAIPEI Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Oct 26 2016

Lighten up: tech firms take on economy-class flight challenge

SINGAPORE Some start-ups are taking on one of air travel's last undisrupted bastions - the economy-class cabin. While first and business class travelers have long enjoyed comfort upgrades, there's been less attention to innovation at the rear of the plane.

Oct 14 2016

Brennende Smartphones zeigen Grenzen der Akkutechnik auf

Singapur Lithium-Ionen-Akkus sind seit einem Vierteljahrhundert im Einsatz - und die Brände beim neuen Smartphone-Flaggschiff von Samsung zeigen ihre Grenzen auf.

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