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Microsoft hack: 3,000 UK email servers remain unsecured

Microsoft hack: 3,000 UK email servers remain unsecured

Technology
BBC / Getty ImagesMore than 3,000 UK email servers remain at risk from the global Microsoft Exchange email flaw, officials believe.The National Cyber Security Centre said it estimated 7,000 servers had been affected by the flaw in the UK and only half had been secured.It said malicious software had been detected on 2,300 machines but it had helped businesses remove it.The agency said it was "vital" that all affected businesses took action to secure their email servers.The announcement reveals the scale of the problem among UK companies for the first time since the global security flaw emerged last week.Ransomware groups have begun using the flaw to install their malicious programs, the NCSC warned - though there was no evidence of widespread ransomware attacks on UK companies so far.Once i...
Apple ‘working on $3,000 VR headset with two 8K displays’

Apple ‘working on $3,000 VR headset with two 8K displays’

Technology
Apple is rumoured to be working on a VR headset filled with cameras and features that could set consumers back $ 3,000 (£2,191) a unit. The gadget could launch in 2022 sporting a dozen tracking cameras and a LiDAR system to augment the headset's VR and AR (augmented reality) capabilities. According to a drawing from The Information, which first reported on the mixed-reality headset, the device looks more similar to goggles than headsets such as the Oculus Rift or Google Glass. Image: Augmented reality features are already available for iPhone and iPad Apple employees who spoke to The Information described the device as offering mixed-reality experiences - a VR headset but with augmented reality features, such as with the popular Pokem...
Nasa’s Curiosity rover: 3,000 days on Mars

Nasa’s Curiosity rover: 3,000 days on Mars

Science
.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper{border-bottom:solid 1px #BABABA;padding-bottom:1.5rem;}.css-94m6rd-HeadingWrapper > *:not([hidden]):not(style) ~ *:not([hidden]):not(style){margin-top:1rem;}.css-uf6wea-RichTextComponentWrapper{margin:1rem 0;max-width:36.25rem;}.css-83cqas-RichTextContainer{color:#3F3F42;}.css-83cqas-RichTextContainer > *:not([hidden]):not(style) ~ *:not([hidden]):not(style){margin-top:1rem;}.css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}The US space agency (Nasa) is about to put its latest rover, Perseverance, on Mars. But we shouldn't forget that the existing robot, Curiosity, is still there and working well following its landing in equatorial Gale Crater back in 2012. Curiosity celebrates 3,000 Martian days, or Sols, on the surface of the Red Planet on Tuesday. The .css-yidnqd-Inline...
Leaked US documents predict 3,000 COVID-19 deaths a day by June

Leaked US documents predict 3,000 COVID-19 deaths a day by June

World
An internal US government document predicts 3,000 daily coronavirus deaths in the country by early June, according to The New York Times.The document from the Trump administration appears to project that deaths will nearly double from the current level of about 1,750. It seems to predict about 200,000 new coronavirus cases per day by the end of this month, up from about 25,000 currently. Image: Donald Trump has urged economies to reopen The leaked document could throw into question the relaxation of social distancing measures across a number of states, as Donald Trump has pressed for economies to reopen and anti-lockdown protests were held over the weekend.Health systems in some areas have struggled to cope with an influx of patients,...
DHFL used bizman Sudhakar Shetty as conduit to siphon off Rs 3,000 crore

DHFL used bizman Sudhakar Shetty as conduit to siphon off Rs 3,000 crore

Finance
MUMBAI: Dewan Housing Finance Corp (DHFL) promoters Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhawan had used businessman Sudhakar Shetty as a conduit to siphon off at least Rs 3,000 crore of the Rs 12,000 crore they had allegedly moved out of the mortgage lender, people privy to the probe into the matter said. The brothers, who are being probed separately by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), had used several conduits to float a maze of shell companies though which the money was channelled out, they said. While DHFL, which is now undergoing insolvency proceedings, sanctioned loans to some of these shell companies, the others were allegedly used to route the funds raised as loans for laundering, evergreening of loans or siphoning off to acquire assets, they said. The ED...