eStorm News

New Network worm dubbed Eternal Rocks

By eStorm Australia | May 26, 2017

A new network worm dubbed EternalRocks is making the news this week as the successor to the WannaCry ransomware. EternalRocks leverages some of the same vulnerabilities and exploit tools as WannaCry but is potentially more dangerous because it exploits seven NSA tools that were released as part of the ShadowBrokers dump for infection instead of two […]

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eStorm @ CeBIT Australia

By eStorm Australia | May 24, 2017

eStorm’s Managing Director Jason La Macchia is flying the flag at the CeBIT Australia Business Technology Event in Sydney. With the event showcasing an impressive line-up of technology companies from 34 countries displaying the latest innovations at CeBIT Australia, eStorm had to be a part of the action. Keeping forefront of the latest innovations from across the […]

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The NEW Surface Pro joins the Microsoft family

By eStorm Australia | May 24, 2017

A week after introducing the Surface Laptop, last night the new Surface Pro was announced. At first glance, it looks a lot like 2015’s Surface Pro 4, but it’s part of the vision of an entire Surface family that Microsoft is now ready to take worldwide. The new Surface Pro is gorgeous. The design, the clean lines […]

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Windows 10 to include iTunes

By eStorm Australia | May 17, 2017

MICROSOFT wants to make Windows 10 more versatile with new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added features will roll out later this year as part of “Fall Creators Update” that will be provided for free to 500 million personal computers, smartphones and tablets powered by Windows […]

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Cyber Attack

By eStorm Australia | May 15, 2017

Australia may have missed the worst of the worldwide cyber attack, but small businesses are still at risk of being infected by the WCry ransomware. Cyber Security Alastair MacGibbon said the first thing Australians should do when they get in to work on Monday is update their Microsoft software. They should do this before they open […]

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Virtual Reality Changes Medical Education

By eStorm Australia | May 10, 2017

With skills shortages and budget cuts, the healthcare sector has seen significant changes in its delivery model in the last few years. A new initiative in the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles wants to solve this problem by building an intelligent and responsive Virtual Reality training application with real-life emergency trauma situations. Rather than using mannequins ,  the […]

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Minecraft: Education Edition and Coding

By eStorm Australia | May 4, 2017

The latest new feature in Minecraft: Education Edition makes it possible for students to learn how to code while playing the game. Known as Code Builder, the feature is ]available now in beta for Minecraft: Education Edition. Code Builder is a tool that shows up in the game as a robot. Users can interact with […]

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Apple Coding for Kids

By eStorm Australia | May 2, 2017

Coding is as essential to our kids’ education as all the mainstream lessons our children participate in at school. Now more than ever tech leaders and IT Coding Organisations are touting the importance of the skill in students emerging into higher learning and the workforce. The journey must start early and embedding these skills into early learning will […]

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By eStorm Australia | Apr 25, 2017

Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember all Australians who served and died in war and on operational service. The spirit of Anzac, with its qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national […]

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