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A number of users of Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage system have reported problems on Microsoft community relating to synchronizing files between devices. So far there has been no official response from Microsoft.

Mike Small, fellow analyst at Kuppinger Cole, has some suggestions for affected users. The full blog is below:

In response to the news that fast food restaurant Dairy Queen has confirmed that systems in some of their locations have been infected with malware that puts at risk credit and debit card data of customers of the retail chain, Mark James, security expert at ESET says:

Belfast, UK: Guardian24 has announced that their Alarm Receiving Centre, Community Safety Glasgow (CSG), have been awarded the BS8484 accreditation for its capability to monitor lone working alarms. BS8484 is the code of practice for the provision of lone worker device services and being awarded this accreditation ensures that should a panic alert be received by CSG, they can bypass the 999 system and go straight to the appropriate police control room, receiving the highest level of police response available. This speed in response can be critical in potentially life-threatening circumstances as precious time is saved when despatching the appropriate response.

Recent news stories of the leaking of highly personal photos of a number of celebrities have caught a lot of people by surprise and everyone should be ensuring that their personal data is safe, regardless of what type of data or who they are.

As a to the news that cybercriminals have targeted dozens of female celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and posted their graphic naked cell phone photographs online, the following comments have been offered by Tim Erlin, director of security and risk at Tripwire:

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Recent news stories of the leaking of highly personal photos of a number of celebrities have caught a lot of people by surprise and everyone should be ensuring that their personal data is safe, regardless of what type of data or who they are.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Last week an extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission was held, following the serious escalation of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine.

Vigilance learnt the meeting at Ukraine’s request.