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May 3, 2012 by

'Unknowns' hack European Space Agency

The European Space Agency has said that a group of hackers called 'The Unknowns' successfully hacked into external servers and got access to user identity information.The Unknowns used SQL injection to attack databases through the European Space Agency (ESA) website, ESA security office manager Stefano Zatti told ZDNet UK on Thursday.

March 8, 2012 by

Fujitsu hints at scale-out storage technology

Fujitsu aims to develop a platform for scale-out massive storage based on standard servers with PCIe-linked flash cards, ZDNet UK understands.Fujitsu Technology Solutions' chief technology officer, Joseph Reger, hinted at the plans on Wednesday when asked by ZDNet UK about the company's plans for using basic servers to take on some of the tasks commonly handled by networking equipment with custom silicon.

February 27, 2012 by

Dell: We have ARM servers but see no demand yet

Dell has been shipping servers based on ARM's RISC architecture chips rather than the industry standard x86 format for some time, the company has revealed to ZDNet UK."I have [ARM] designs I can put my hands on today," Dell's president of enterprise solutions, Brad Anderson, told ZDNet UK.

December 9, 2011 by

Intel's infographic Christmas tree - in a single image

Intel UK has produced an infographic to show how it is contributing to Christmas. Its microprocessors are used for a variety of tasks, such as rendering movies, running web servers, and even powering the supercomputers that enabled Procter & Gamble to "optimize the aerodynamics of their potato crisps".

November 29, 2011 by

Autonomy plots HP-spanning tech

Autonomy's advanced data search, analysis and augmented reality technology looks set to be integrated across HP's products, including its consumer ones.Technology from Cambridge-based Autonomy should shortly appear in HP's printers; its Personal Systems Groups, which deals in phones, tablets and computers; and the company's enterprise-focused storage and servers, Autonomy's chief executive, Mike Lynch, told ZDNet UK on Tuesday.

November 4, 2011 by

HSBC UK server issue causes outage

HSBC customers in the UK suffered a major ATM and internet banking outage on Friday afternoon due to an issue with a server.The server problems affected UK HSBC and FirstDirect customers, an HSBC spokesman told ZDNet UK on Friday.

June 7, 2011 by

Facebook extends facial recognition tech

Facebook has rolled out facial recognition technology which monitors people's photos in the UK, in a move which has made a security expert question the privacy implications of the service.The social networking site is now searching its servers for photos that look like UK Facebook users, and asking friends of those users to tag the photos, according to Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley.

May 23, 2011 by

Police confirm German Pirate Party takedown

German law enforcement authorities have confirmed a take-down of Pirate Party servers on Friday.The Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) German federal police told ZDNet UK on Monday that it was involved in the investigation.

May 20, 2011 by

Police take down German Pirate Party servers

German federal police have disconnected German Pirate Party servers from the internet.The Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) have left the servers in place, but are searching for details of alleged criminal activity unconnected with the party, Piraten Partei spokesman Christopher Lang told ZDNet UK on Friday.

May 20, 2011 by

Sony site used for phishing

Sony has been hacked, and one of its servers used to host a phishing site, according to Finnish company F-Secure.The hack, which is not connected to Sony's problems with its PlayStation Network, has placed a phishing webpage on the Sony Thailand site, F-Secure chief research officer Mikko Hypponen told ZDNet UK on Friday.

March 21, 2011 by

Tell us about your cloud services

Last year, ZDNet UK ran a 'traditional' Service and Reliability survey, looking at dekstop PCs, notebooks, smartphones, servers and so on. This year, as well as reducing the size of the survey (we appreciate that you can suffer from 'survey fatigue'), we're acknowledging the major recent trend in IT by concentrating exclusively on cloud services.


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