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Cyberespionage group Pawn Storm uses exploit for unpatched Java flaw

Cyberespionage group Pawn Storm uses exploit for unpatched Java flaw

A sophisticated group of hackers known for targeting military, government and media organisations is currently using an exploit for a vulnerability in Java that hasn't been patched by Oracle. read more »

US government personnel director resigns after unprecedented data breach

The director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management resigned last week, a day after her agency announced hackers had stolen information on 21.5 million current, former and prospective government employees and their families. read more »

US government staff record hackers stole data on 21.5m people, including 1.1m fingerprints

Investigators into the attack on the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have concluded "with high confidence" that hackers got away with sensitive information including Social Security numbers on 21.5 million people -- almost everyone who underwent a background security investigation for a government job through OPM since 2000. read more »

University of Aberdeen replaces IBM data management system to keep research grants rolling in

University of Aberdeen puts power in scientists hands with improved data management read more »

US Supreme Court judges in potential conflict of interest over tech vendor stocks

Two U.S. Supreme Court justices owned stock in tech vendors or other companies that filed briefs in cases under review by the high court in the past year, a watchdog group said Thursday. read more »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more


Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Webcast

Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Features

Westminster View: Tory #DigitalFail

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Chi Onwurah spells out some tests by which to measure the new government's digital claims. read more »

Mapping the data: How one UK charity helped the aftermath of Nepal's earthquake

Deploying relief workers and aid following a natural disaster needs to be strategic to avoid wastage, prevent conflicts and contain disease; that’s why charity MapAction use GIS and data to provide charities and governments with predictive analysis tools. read more »

US government hack puts sensitive data at risk of secondary phishing attacks

Hack highlights need for businesses and public sector organisations to upgrade security processes read more »

The Digital Single Market Strategy Misses the Point

The European Commission wants to ensure that the European single market includes data and data processing, as well as physical products and services, but risks becoming bogged down in a mess of piecemeal activities, because its strategy lacks vision. read more »

What are the IT headaches facing the next government?

Whichever party or parties form a government after today's election, they will inherit a number of IT-related projects. Here are the biggest ones to watch out for. read more »

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Blogs

Beyond light: Smart lighting illuminates more than streets

The smart city dialogue has focused too much on the new systems of automationread more »

Everyone’s Talking — About Your Digital Experience (DX) Delivery Ability

Web sprawl is preventing organisations delivering mobile and repsonsive online sitesread more »

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Solution Centres

Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals


HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone is your source for software downloads, video, whitepapers and news on how you can keep your business data safe. Read more...


Agile Data Center

Transition to the Agile Data Center

Explore the importance of the agile data center to the business, and ideas on how IT can make this transition


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