Global tech giants bracing for a quantum leap

Global technology giants including IBM, Microsoft and Accenture are working on building encryption systems that can resist attacks from a quantum computer, although it will still be a decade before the first such computer comes out of a research lab. A large functioning quantum computer, which could revolutionise fields as diverse as pharma and finance […]

Wipro hires forensic firm to probe cyberattack

BENGALURU: Wipro, India’s fourth largest software exporter, said it had hired a forensic firm to investigate the cyberattack on its systems, which was first reported by an industry website on Tuesday. The company could be liable for damages if client information is found to be compromised, WiproNSE 1.90 % previously said in regulatory filings. Early […]

Facebook down for some users: Downdetector.com

Facebook Inc’s social networking site is inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday, according to Downdetector.com, a website which monitors outages. The outage tracking website showed that there are more than 9000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook. Downdetector.com’s live outage map showed that the issues mainly cropped up in Europe.