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
Hackers breach Oracle’s Micros point-of-sale system The invaders had put malware onto the portal that would let them seize logins credentials for the companies using ... which they can later use to grab sensitive data. Oracle is quick to grasp that the breach has addressed the rouge code, without affecting ... 08/8/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Top News Gawker files for bankruptcy, sources say it already has a firm bid from Ziff Davis for under $100M, will fight Thiel/Hogan case and continue operations — Gawker and Nick Denton say they won't pay Hulk Hogan and Peter Thiel $140 million. — Peter Thiel ... 06/9/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Are bank hackers creating a global shipping empire? The cybersecurity experts at Dell SecureWorks track banking botnets, the massive networks of infected computers that steal victims’ bank logins and empty their checking ... They spy on users, waiting to grab online banking credentials and send them ... 02/20/2016 - 2:43 am | 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 are selling eBay logins online A report has revealed that hackers are selling eBay login details online in the wake of the recent attack against the company in which details of over 233 million customers were ... into something even worse now that logins are being actively sold online ... 06/1/2014 - 11:12 pm | View Link
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Yahoo Email Hacked! What I Learned. What You Can Do. (IMPORTANT: Before I get to my story, if your Yahoo! email has been hacked I recommend that you immediately change your password, update your security questions and ... 01/11/2017 - 9:14 am | View Website
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Best Password Manager:Dashlane vs LastPass vs 1Password Price. Dashlane Free works on one device, Mac, PC, iOs, or Android. You can share up to 5 logins with other users, but you have no access to your Dashlane passwords ... 01/9/2017 - 2:28 am | View Website
To use bitcoin, you need to buy bitcoins on one of many exchanges and store them in a digital wallet app.
 the Vitas company was founded in 1978 as Hospice Care, one of the country's earliest hospice programs - and now it's America's top end-of-life care provider.
Amazon is rapidly consolidating retail market share, and it surpassed Wal-Mart last year as the largest U.
No Social Security?
In an ideal world, everyone would save money so they could take care of their own retirement.
Forty years ago, when I started writing this column, I thought lots of personal saving was a great idea.
Proposals to "reform" and "modernize" Social Security are particularly horrible for younger U. S.
United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $397 million. On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had net income of $1.26. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.65 per share.
Davis became CEO of U. S. Bank in December 2006, on the eve of the financial crisis and Great Recession.
The bank was able to keep up profits despite increased regulations that came after the financial crisis and historically low interest rates.
Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice who accused Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances during a 2007 business meeting, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Trump over statements he made in response to her allegations.
In October, Zervos alleged that Trump kissed her on the lips, groped her breast without consent, and pressed himself against her during the meeting.