Danny is a Staff Writer for Computing. With experience in online and broadcast journalism, he joined Computing in August 2012 after over two years working in the video games industry press. He graduated with a Master's degree in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism from University College Falmouth in 2008, after previously completing a BA in Politics at the University of Exeter.

Articles & blogs by Danny Palmer

Wall Street Journal computers taken offline after cyber attack

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Hacker 'w0rm' claims to have gained access to data and is looking to sell information
23 Jul 2014

Apple profits and iPhone sales up, but iPad demand down

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Increased demand for iPhones from China helps to boost Apple profits by 12 per cent compared with previous year
23 Jul 2014

UK critical business applications more vulnerable to attack than those of US counterparts

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Veracode report says many British firms are sitting targets for cyber criminals
22 Jul 2014

Dropbox to open UK office in effort to widen international business user base

Meanwhile, Edward Snowden suggests that Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'
21 Jul 2014

Small businesses convinced they won't be cyber attack targets have 'heads in the sand'

Britain's small businesses woefully under prepared to protect themselves against hackers, claims Kaspersky Labs
18 Jul 2014

DropBox 'hostile to privacy,' argues Snowden, urges switch to SpiderOak

NSA whistleblower argues Dropbox is a 'PRISM wannabe," urges use of SpiderOak private storage service
18 Jul 2014

Leicestershire County Council selects Tableau Software to improve data insight

“Tableau has opened up greater possibilities for us by allowing staff to interrogate data and see results on-the-fly in an easily understandable format," says Robert Radburn, research and insight team leader
17 Jul 2014

Facebook number one social network for phishing attacks

Kaspersky Labs warns Facebook users remain vulnerable to cyber criminal phishing
16 Jul 2014

HiddenfromGoogle.com "a misplaced attempt to put the ‘right to be forgotten' debate in the hands of the public"

Christian Toon, head of information risk at Iron Mountain, warns website listing censored Google search results could lead to problems
16 Jul 2014

Google appoints former Ford CEO, EA hires former eBay exec

Alan Mulally likely to be involved with development of Google's driverless cars.
16 Jul 2014

Connecting risk management to cyber security

Danny Palmer investigates how businesses can protect themselves against uncertain cyber threats in light of the increasing number of connected devices in the world
14 Jul 2014

Big data ‘crucial’ to daily decision making at Netflix

Speaking during a session at MicroStrategy World Forum 2014, Justin Ward, manager for data science & engineering at Netflix, explains how big data and algorithms play a part in everything the firm does
11 Jul 2014

Authorities and private firms collaborate to combat Shylock malware

Law enforcement agencies and web security firms work together to combat notorious malware
11 Jul 2014

Carphone Warehouse uses Android tablets to put MicroStrategy BI tools in the hands of retail staff

Paul Scullion, head of business intelligence for Carphone Warehouse, explains how business intelligence tools are improving performance across the company
10 Jul 2014

European Space Agency sees out of this world potential in MicroStrategy BI tool

Salim Ansari, head of technical IT services at ESA, tells Computing how the organisation harnesses MicroStrategy's business intelligence solution and how they can push it further
09 Jul 2014