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
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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
Hackers can steal your personal details by using a mobile phone to record the SOUND of your computer When information is sent over a server, it is encrypted to make it secure This creates what is called a secure key using the RSA algorithm Later on, when this data is decrypted, the PC makes a set of unique sounds These sounds, or CPU loops, can be used to ... 12/20/2013 - 4:40 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 - 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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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U. S. bank subsidiaries of Deutsche Bank AG and Banco Santander SA yet again failed the Federal Reserve's stress test on Wednesday due to "broad and substantial weaknesses" in their capital planning processes.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U. S. judge dismissed a long-simmering legal battle over the cost of market data that is used by brokerages and high-speed trading firms, in a victory for the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
PepsiCo’s Crystal Pepsi—a short-lived clear soda with a cult following—is officially making a comeback this summer.
The beverage and snacking giant on Wednesday finally confirmed that Crystal Pepsi, which had a brief run in the U. S. between 1992 and early 1994, would return to shelves for a “limited time” in the U.