• SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom form joint venture to combat coronavirus

    SK Telecom has entered into a technology partnership with Deutsche Telekom to alleviate challenges caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

    The companies say that with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus throughout the globe, network infrastructure and online solutions are becoming ever more important to seamlessly support people’s new way of living. In response to this, executives from the two firms have discussed detailed plans to utilise their ICT, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and mobile edge computing (MEC), to help improve the current situation and thoroughly prepare for the post-coronavirus era. 

    SK Telecom

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  • Xen Orchestra latest victim of Salt cryptojackers

    Xen Orchestra, a web-based management service for users of Xen hypervisors, has become the latest known victim of cyber criminals exploiting two critical vulnerabilities in SaltStack’s open source Salt remote task and configuration framework, which has left thousands of cloud servers all over the world exposed.

    First disclosed last week by F-Secure researchers, the Salt vulnerabilities are highly dangerous and easy to exploit. Left unpatched, they give malicious actors the ability to execute code remotely with root privileges on Salt master repositories to do any number of things.

    In the case of Xen Orchestra, its attackers exploited the vulnerability

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  • Nordic real estate sector becoming increasingly digital

    A surge in the uptake of digitisation is reshaping how Nordic housing and construction companies operate, and the changes are having a major impact on how property assets are managed, sold and rented out.

    While traditional construction companies increase their use of digital in their operations, real estate businesses are harnessing digital to showcase products and services.

    There is, for example, greater use of remote technologies to deliver core products and services in the construction and property domain, including the roll-out of live-streamed open house viewings by real estate suppliers. 

    The Nordic digital property marketplace’s capacity to fast-track and launch

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