It?s sad to see this happen. It may have a negative effect on a good service. Feds slap PayPal with $25 million fine over credit service
A harsh lesson, now stand in corridor for four hours
The University of London Computer Centre fell victim to a cyber-attack on Thursday.
Researchers at email and web security company AppRiver spotted a campaign in which malicious actors attempted to distribute a piece of ransomware with the aid of SVG files.
The attack starts with an email that appears to have a resume attached to it. The file is a ZIP archive containing an SVG file.
Researchers have found that 500 milllion handsets may still leave users' personal details accessible even after a full factory reset.
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Toymaster has released the 24May15 Security Mailer.
Plenty of poor manners to go around in fraudulent $1.70 purchase.
Crims could smuggle nasties in files 'downloaded' from web souk
eBay is racing to fix a second serious security flaw that may allow criminals to spread malware through files seemingly hosted by the online tat bazaar.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
A last bid to reform NSA spying before lawmakers break for a week-long recess failed early Saturday morning after hours of debate overnight when Senate lawmakers voted against the USA Freedom Act that would have curbed some of the spy agency's data collection. When the vote failed, Senator Mitch McConnell tried to lead an effort […]
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Will Reconvene May 31 to Decide Whether to Scrap ProgramThe U.S. Senate has delayed until May 31 a decision on whether to follow the House and approve a proposal to scrap the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone metadata.
At a recent congressional briefing spearheaded by Congresswoman Katharine Clark and domestic violence advocacy groups, Michelle Garcia (director of the Stalking Resource Center), game developer Zoe Quinn, John Wilkinson of AEquitas, and I talked about the prevalence of online threats, the harms victims experience, law enforcement's difficulties enforcing existing threats [...]
A Friday night 57-42 vote in the Senate before the Memorial Day weekend fell short of the 60 votes needed to reauthorize Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act.
A man was arrested for drug dealing based on the IP address he used while querying the USPS package tracking website.
An analysis of millions of answers to security questions show many are predictable and easily guessable, says Google.
Emerson's Process Management group has released a software update to address a SQL injection vulnerability in the Emerson AMS Device Manager product.
That was despite increasing its dragnet order count by more than two-fold.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has acknowledged that an attack on one of its databases compromised the personally identifiable information of 1.......
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Always listen to experts. They?ll tell you what can?t be done, and why. Then do it.
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The pocket calculator was an example of a disruptive technology. It completely altered the way we handle mathematical calculations,
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Back in July last year, IBM and Apple announced their deal that would combine the power of the mainframe with the flexibility and convenience of an iPad and iPhone. Since then, Apple has started shipping its Apple watch. The question is, do you want your mainframe data appearing on your watch?