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Welcome to our weekly news roundup, where we highlight our week's top stories. The week started with cybersecurity news as Google accused Variston IT of Exploiting Firefox and Chrome. The development comes more than five months after the tech giant's cyber security department linked a previously unspecified Android mobile spyware program to exploit Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Defender vulnerabilities and provides all the tools needed to deploy a payload to a target device.

As organisations try to strengthen their software against cyber attacks, so are the cyber attackers who use the latest means of perpetrating their crimes. The recent ransomware attack in which the cyber-attackers released the remaining data stolen from Australian health insurance giant (Medibank). The cybercriminals involved in this act previously published customer names, dates of birth, passport numbers, medical application details, and sensitive files relating to abortion and alcohol-related illnesses

A company among one of the five companies owned by Musk is developing technology to drag thousands of hair-thin electrodes to the outside of the human brain. This new technology hopes to connect our brains directly to computers and shows medical progress: helping the blind walk and helping people with spinal cord injuries. With NeuraLinks Plan: Helping the Blind to See and the Lame to Walk is the goal.

We discussed the collapse of the multi-billion Cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which shocked investors and left creditors with losses totalling billions of dollars. Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX tried to distance himself from allegations of fraud in his first public appearance since the company was founded.

We might imagine Japan as a high-tech country where bullet trains travel through the countryside and cities using futuristic systems. It's hard for Japan to transform digitally because Japanese workers don't change jobs; there are few outsourcing companies, and many customers are aged.

Malwarebytes, the world's leading provider of real-time cyber protection, announced a new partnership with Stellar Cyber. This industry-leading Open XDR platform delivers comprehensive, unified security without complexity. By combining Malwarebytes' EDR solution with the Stellar Cyber Open XDR platform, Malwarebytes and Stellar Cyber aim to help IT organisations deliver consistent security results across all environments.

Our last story featured Dell's Innovation also brought a new cyber recovery capability to secure data backup to public cloud services. As cyber threats increase and data becomes more valuable, Dell is introducing a new Cyber Recovery Guarantee in January to offer customers a guarantee that they can recover their data after a cyber attack.

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