87 Million Mexican voter records found accessible on AWS cloud storage
The details of 87 million Mexican voter records were made publicly accessible on the internet, a US security researcher discovers. The same security expert that recently found an open accessible database with 191 million Americans now found a similar Mexican database with data on 87 million individuals. By using the free search engine for internet..
First ever Danish State-owned company make use of offshore outsourcing
For the first time a Danish state workplace sent jobs overseas. 35 Filipino IT workers have for a half year been working with monitoring and testing tasks for Energinet.dk. The relocation has not led to layoffs in Denmark, says IT Director. In many years you have heard of Danish jobs moving abroad, but so far..
Why you should use software code review during recruitment – and how.
Code review lets you verify candidate’s programming skills and assess their approach to code quality. Find out why coding tests should include code review. To hire a software developer is a long term investment. Make sure that it is not only soft-skills and first impression that make you choose a candidate, but also hardcore skills..
Bangladesh Bank hackers stole $81 million and compromised SWIFT software
The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems. The cyber criminals tried to make fraudulent transfers totaling $951 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s..
CERN releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider data into open access
Cancel your plans for this weekend! CERN just dropped 300 terabytes of hot collider data on the world and you know you want to take a look. Raw data from the LHC detectors and a whole CERN Linux environment ready for booting up in a virtual machine is waiting for you: http://opendata.cern.ch/about/CMS Source: CERN releases 300TB..
Google’s New YouTube Analysis App released
Montage, a new tool from Google’s Jigsaw tech incubator, is designed to help excavate, map, tag and sort YouTube evidence from conflict zones and protests. Source: Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting | WIRED
Dear American employee, you are fired – we will outsource our IT
When your CEO doesn’t care, your seat is getting hot Once again an American company go to the extreme and use outsourcing of IT as an instrument to cover-up missing leadership and bad management. It is a great paradox in a time where the world lack millions of software developers and IT professionals some CEO’s..
Tata Group hit with $940 million trade secrets verdict
Epic Systems had accused the Tata units of stealing documents and other confidential information tied to the software it builds for health care companies to manage billing, insurance benefits management and referral services, according to case filings. Source: Tata Group hit with $940 million trade secrets verdict for stealing Epic Systems Corp.’s software – Featured..
EU: €50 billion digitisation plan released
As part of this approach, the Commission will: help coordinate national and regional initiatives on digitising industry by maintaining a continuous EU-wide dialogue with all actors involved. A governance framework will be set up with Member States and industry. focus investments in EU’s public-private partnerships and strongly encourage the use..