White House backs off mandatory cybersecurity standards for companies The White House has backed away from its push for mandatory cybersecurity standards in favor of an approach that would combine voluntary measures with incentives for companies to comply with them. That approach reflects recognition of the political reality of a divided Congress that makes mandated standards difficult to push through, and a belief that an executive order President Obama signed in February could improve companies’ cybersecurity. More
How a phony tweet and computer trades sank stocks For a few surreal minutes, a mere 12 words on Twitter caused the world's mightiest stock market to tremble. No sooner did hackers send a false Associated Press tweet reporting explosions at the White House on Tuesday than investors started dumping stocks - eventually unloading $134 billion worth. More
Suspected LulzSec hacker arrested in Australia Australian police have arrested a man they say is affiliated with international hacking collective Lulz Security on a charge of attacking and defacing a government website, officials said Wednesday. More
Unholy Hong Kong hackers hit evangelicals with IE 0day Canonical accused of violating GPL with ZFS-in-Ubuntu 16.04 plan Hackers are already using an Internet Explorer vulnerability disclosed this week to hack members of an evangelical church. The attackers compromised the website of the Evangelical Lutheran ... 08/20/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Israeli Hacker Game Could Beat Russian Web Criminals Who Stole 1.2 Billion Usernames If the UN’s statistics are correct, that 40% of the world’s 7.1 billion people use the Internet, then Russian hackers own one out of every three personal logins for social media ... penetrate site defenses and grab whatever data they want. 08/9/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Hackers turn lobby group website into pirate bay proxy Shortly after the Pirate Bay block was initiated, CAPIF’s homepage was hacked and turned into an unauthorised proxy for TPB. Unfortunately for those of us trying to grab a screenshot of the site, it’s now been pulled by CAPIF, after over 10 hours of ... 07/1/2014 - 9:23 pm | View Link
Hackers Grab 1 Million Logins From Android Forum Phandroid has announced that a hacker has recently accessed its user database, making off with usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords — and the problem looks like it could affect all of its one million-plus users. 07/13/2012 - 10:30 am | View Link
Hackers Grab 1 Million Logins From Android Forum Phandroid has announced that a hacker has recently accessed its user database, making off with usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords—and the problem looks like it could affect all of its one million-plus users. In a forum post announcing the ... 07/12/2012 - 5:18 pm | View Link
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Consumer Technology news, analysis, how-to, opinion and ... Comcast and AT&T want customers to believe broadband data caps are necessary to manage network congestion, but their real motivation may be much more sinister. 05/28/2016 - 7:38 pm | View Website
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TheINQUIRER Software; Google wins Android intellectual property case against Oracle over Java. Panic over: Jury decides that Google’s use of Java APIs in Android was 'fair use ... 05/27/2016 - 10:38 pm | View Website
Business Technology News and Commentary TD Bank has embarked on an effort to transform traditional banking data infrastructure into a more modern system built on a new application framework and APIs. 05/26/2016 - 2:47 pm | View Website
Los Angeles County will add hundreds of thousands of jobs over the next four years, most of them low paying, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. Most of the jobs added in the county by 2020 will pay below the median wage, the group
A top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declined last week to answer questions from private lawyers about the setup of her email server, citing her subsequent role as Mrs. Clinton’s attorney.
Documents unsealed in a fraud lawsuit against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s defunct real estate school reveal many of the aggressive sales tactics the enterprise used to persuade prospective students to spend thousands of dollars on the seminars.
In the latest episode of the neverending series about animals that try to act like humans, this cute little pup has a crack at speaking just like its owners.
The dog, identified in the video as Phoebe, tries its best to utter the word "Coca-Cola," which ends up sounding something like "ruh-roh rohla." It somehow manages to nail the name "Laura" however, which is pretty damn impressive.
The video was uploaded onto YouTube by user Matthew Hackling, and we're keen to see what Phoebe can say next