Google Announces Private New Subsea Cable Linking UK and US

Jannie Delucca

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“Google is not a telco and is not in the business enterprise of advertising capacity”

Google now uncovered designs for a new personal six,three hundred subsea cable linking the Uk and US, with a branch to Spain — to be completed by 2022.

The “Grace Hopper” cable will be geared up with 16 fibre pairs, which Google described as a “significant upgrade” to recent internet infrastructure connecting the US with Europe. It will have a significant 340-350 Tbps ability.

Google dubbed it the initial main new immediate link concerning the US and Uk due to the fact 2003. (The US and Spain were linked by the 200 Tbps MAREA cable in 2018: a joint task concerning Fb (25%), Microsoft (25%), and Spain’s Telefónica (fifty%)

The cable will be 100% owned by Google.

Some others hoping for ability may be out of luck: “Google is not a

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62,000 Devices Infected, Threat Vector Still Opaque

Jannie Delucca

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Tricky to take out, risk vector opaque, attackers unknown…

Thriller attackers have infected sixty two,000 worldwide community attached storage (NAS) equipment from Taiwan’s QNAB with subtle malware that prevents directors from managing firmware updates. Bizarrely, years into the marketing campaign, the specific risk vector has still not been publicly disclosed.

The QSnatch malware is able of a broad array of actions, which include thieving login qualifications and system configuration information, meaning patched packing containers are generally speedily re-compromised, the NCSC warned this 7 days in a joint advisory [pdf] with the US’s CISA, which exposed the scale of the issue.

The cyber actors accountable “demonstrate an consciousness of operational security” the NCSC stated, introducing that their “identities and objectives” are unidentified. The agency stated in excess of 3,900 QNAP NAS packing containers have been compromised in the Uk, seven,600 in the US and an alarming 28,000-additionally in

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