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 Grab 1Million 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. 10/18/2014 - 9:11 am | View Link
Hackers attack Spokeo, UN Civil Aviation Org in nine-site crime spree The attack and public shaming of Comcast and Al Arabiya is part of NullCrew's campaign to bring pain to media megacorporations; the hackers circled in a hit on government contractor Klas Telecom, where NullCrew pulled off a successful smash and grab of ... 04/21/2014 - 8:49 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. 07/13/2012 - 2:14 am | View Link
Hackers expose 6.5 MILLION 'LinkedIn passwords' LinkedIn has said it is looking into a file that reportedly contains the mildly obscured passwords of around 6.5 million of its users. A list containing the SHA1 hashed but unsalted passwords, purportedly of users of the business social network ... 06/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Hackers Grab 1.3 Million Logins From SEGA Games makers can’t get a break. First Sony had their buttocks offered up to them and now SEGA has lost 1.3 million sets of user data, a fairly large breach for a fairly small company. Names, birthdates, email address, and passwords (encrypted ... 06/20/2011 - 11:09 am | View Link
Nielsen Christmas in October? Not Quite, but 22% of Americans are Already Shopping. What’s on U.S. retailer wish lists this year? A prosperous holiday shopping season. 10/31/2014 - 7:22 am | View Website
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ProPakistani First appeared on May 5th, 2008, ProPakistani is largely known for publishing exclusive and topnotch content relating to local telecom and broadband industry. With ... 10/31/2014 - 2:43 am | View Website
Latest News about Internet Security Survey Finds Enterprises Struggling to Secure Data in the Cloud. Just 19 percent of IT pros are confident they know about all cloud computing applications, platforms ... 10/30/2014 - 8:17 pm | View Website
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The coffee chain’s mobile app — which lets customers pay and earn rewards points by scanning their phones — has 12 million “highly active” users, Chief Digital Officer Adam Brotman said Thursday.
The four-day conference on how to create equitable work environments for LGBT people on the job features workshops, panels, keynotes and networking.
Speakers include Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, tennis star Billie Jean King, actress Olympia Dukakis and writer Armistead Maupin.
When I was in my twenties I soaked up business knowledge. I listened carefully when the leaders in my company spoke. I knew their soft spots and sensitivities because I was the company's HR manager. I knew that there were certain situations where they needed my help, but the rest 
Smartphones are ever-slimming, and Samsung's just-announced Galaxy A5 and A3 models are another indication of the trend. And it couldn't be a better time, as the company is trying to stay afloat amid fierce competition
The A5 and A3 clock in at just 6.7mm and 6.9mm thin, respectively. Of course, that's nowhere near where some smartphone designers are going, but for a mainstream audience that's pretty slender
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According to CNET, Samsung is struggling in the smartphone business as of late.
VideoTo those who are only marginally familiar with bitcoin, the world’s leading digital cryptocurrency, the idea of adapting the tech into a type of globally accessible passport may seem odd. But Christopher Ellis, a hacker that specializes in privacy and decentralized security, sees them as a natural fit. He’s created a