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 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
Target hackers: Woohoo, we're rich! Um. Guys? Anyone know how to break bank encryption? Chat regarding the decryption of PINs began appearing on private message boards just days after Target admitted the credit card details of 40 million of its customers ... attackers appear to have been able to grab the data sent from the POS system to ... 01/14/2014 - 12:26 am | View Link
Hackers reportedly gets their hands on Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and other games, circumvent DRM Whether for justice or self-serving purposes, hackers really do have a habit of ticking off the biggest corporations. Ubisoft's Uplay service seems to be have been the latest target. The just-announced Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been spotted on torrent ... 04/10/2013 - 7:39 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 post 450K credentials pilfered from Yahoo Recent high-profile password thefts at LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm contributed to approximately 8 million passwords posted in two separate lists to hacker sites in early June. Yesterday, Formspring announced it had disabled the passwords of its entire ... 07/12/2012 - 4:01 am | View Link
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At this point, pretty much every tech publication has reviewed the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus and found them to be an improvement over the last models in every way
Except one: battery life.
Some reviewers, such as Geoffrey Fowler of The Wall Street Journal and Brad Molen of Engadget found the iPhone 6's battery life was worse than the iPhone 5S.
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Completes Vidara Therapeutics Acquisition; Reaffirms StreetInsider.com (subscription)Horizon Pharma (Nasdaq: HZNP) has completed the acquisition of Vidara Therapeutics International plc. In connection with the acquisition, Horizon and Vidara have combined with the resulting parent company incorporated in Ireland and named Horizon and more »