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WannaCry hero Hutchins arrested in US by FBI

British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who accidentally stopped the spread of the WannaCry ransomware that was affecting Windows machines in May, has been arrested by the FBI in Las Vegas.

Optus to improve mobile coverage across Gold Coast

Optus will invest $20 million to improve mobile coverage across the Gold Coast, including new mobile towers to improve coverage at Carrara Stadium, the Commonwealth Games Village, Currumbin and Main Beach.

OKI’s Large Format Printers deliver multifunctional magic

OKI Data Australia’s new Teriostar large format digital LED mono printers have now gone multifunction, and can also scan in colour or mono.

VIDEO Interview: Malwarebytes in Australia, new proactive Mac version launches

Malwarebytes opened its Australian office last October, targeting both business and consumer customers, and iTWire spoke to its regional director Jim Cook about ransomware, Macs and more.

Mastercard and PayPal expand AsiaPac partnership with debit cards and tokenisation

Mastercard and PayPal have announced an extension of their partnership into Asia Pacific to “enhance the consumer experience and make Mastercard a clear payment option within PayPal".

New ASUS VivoBook models come to Australia, NZ

Two new models in the ASUS VivoBook laptop range are now available in Australia and New Zealand.

Xero, Stripe partner on automated reconciliation payments

Accounting software company Xero is partnering with online payments provider Stripe to expand its payment solution with automated reconciliation.

Android malware poses as Flash update, steals banking details

Keylogging malware known as Invisible Man masquerades as an update for Adobe's Flash and can steal banking details from Android mobile devices, security company Sophos reports.

IT outsourcers get most H-1B visas, pay the least

Major IT outsourcers in the United States obtain the lion's share of H-1B visas but pay wages that are below average, according to figures released by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Man used DDoS to try and get Fairfax Media, others to remove articles

A 32-year-old man from Seattle who was arrested for mounting a series of distributed denial of service attacks on businesses in Australia, the US and Canada, wanted articles about himself removed from various news sites, including Fairfax Media.

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