This malware spreading tool is back with some new tricks

An exploit-kit used to distribute malware to unsuspecting victims has returned following a brief hiatus – and it’s been upgraded with some new tricks, including the ability to exploit an only recently disclosed zero-day vulnerability. The Fallout exploit kit provides cyber criminals with a selection of Internet Explorer and Flash Player exploits which they can […]

Murdoch asks to merge Times titles

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rupert Murdoch bought the Times titles in 1981 Rupert Murdoch newspapers the Times and the Sunday Times are asking the government for permission to share resources, including journalists, between the two titles. The application to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is necessary as legal undertakings […]

Canon Brazil appoints new leadership

Canon has appointed a new president and chief executive for its Brazilian operation after a decade and a half of unchanged leadership. The new local head is Masaharu Choki, who took over this month. He replaces Jun Otsuka, who was transferred to Canon Panama. According to the Japanese camera and printer manufacturer, Choki will be […]

Australia swelters through record-breaking heatwave

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Australians have flocked to beaches and watering holes to cool off Australia has just sweltered through at least five of its 10 warmest days on record, authorities estimate. An extreme heatwave has afflicted the nation since Saturday, causing wildlife deaths, bushfires and an increase in hospital admissions. Australia’s Bureau of […]