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New Threats Emerge Using Same Exploit As WannaCry Ransomware...
eSecurity Planet | 2017-05-22 12:52 UTC
Cybercriminals are leveraging the EternalBlue vulnerabilities to launch a range of other attacks.
By viper1 on 2017-05-22 13:58 UTC
Why I quit whiteboard-style tech interviews...
VentureBeat | 2017-05-21 19:10 UTC
Phred needed a job, and we were hiring, woohoo! Because we knew him through a mutual friend, the interview process began casually, with a Phred needed a job, and we were hiring, woohoo! Because we knew him through a mutual friend, the interview process be
By ceres on 2017-05-21 22:20 UTC
Nano-Hologram Technology Offers New Approach to Freestanding Images ...
Seeker | 2017-05-18 17:42 UTC
Ultrathin material tricks the human eye into perceiving highly detailed 3D images. Credit: RMIT UniversityFor science fiction nerds of a certain intensity, the 3D projection hologram is an instantly recognizable genre trope. Think Princess Leia be
By ceres on 2017-05-18 23:50 UTC
North Korean hackers may be behind global cyber attack...
NY Post | 2017-05-15 21:15 UTC
A North Korean hacking group is suspected to be behind the massive ”Ransomware” cyber attack that hit countless countries and computers across the globe over the past few days. The cyber security firms Symantec and Kaspersky are investigating
By rjx32 on 2017-05-15 21:25 UTC
U.S. Government Fears a Monday Explosion of the Ransomware Plague It Helped Create...
Gizmodo | 2017-05-14 23:00 UTC
As a second wave of the WannaCry Ransomware attack is infecting more systems in more countries, the White House has ordered emergency meetings to deal with a threat that is, in part, the NSAs fault. Experts believe that we may not even know the extent of
By viper1 on 2017-05-15 00:30 UTC
I Fear For Monday Says Security Expert About Ransomware Cyber Attack...
CBS Detroit | 2017-05-14 22:03 UTC
The global 'ransomware' attack could grow much larger when people return to work tomorrow.
By viper1 on 2017-05-15 00:28 UTC
Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware...
TechRadar | 2017-05-13 13:00 UTC
Microsoft has taken the "highly unusual" step of releasing a patch for XP, even though official support stopped in 2014.
By earlybird on 2017-05-13 15:35 UTC
Massive ransomware campaign spreading around the world like wildfire...
Help Net Security | 2017-05-13 00:49 UTC
Organizations around the world have been with the Wana Decrypt0r (aka WannaCry) ransomware, in what seems to be the most massive ransomware delivery campaign to date. Boom, we have insight!#WannaCrypt pic.twitter.com/Tji2e1D6sK — MalwareTech (@Malwa
By rjx32 on 2017-05-13 01:06 UTC
Ransomware attacks reported in Europe...
BBC | 2017-05-12 15:36 UTC
A series of ransomware attacks have been reported at organisations in a number of European countries.
By rjx32 on 2017-05-13 01:06 UTC
Don't panic, but BBC iPlayer will soon require a login to use its services...
TechRadar | 2017-05-12 13:48 UTC
A new policy will mean that users have to sign in to an account in order to watch or listen to its programming.
By viper1 on 2017-05-12 14:43 UTC
IBM Watson adds voice commands to 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew'...
Engadget | 2017-05-11 10:00 UTC
Ubisoft's Star Trek: Bridge Crew won't just put you in a VR starship when it finally launches. It'll also give you the power to interact with the virtual Starfleet crew with your voice. The company has teamed up with IBM to add Watson'
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:14 UTC
New York becomes latest testbed for self-driving vehicles...
ZDNet | 2017-05-11 11:11 UTC
If you really want to see how autonomous vehicles cope with traffic chaos, NYC is the place.
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:12 UTC
HP laptops have been recording users' keystrokes since 2015...
The Inquirer | 2017-05-11 12:34 UTC
Dodgy update turned audio driver 'effectively into keylogging spyware'
By ceres on 2017-05-11 14:09 UTC
Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada...
Phys.org | 2017-05-11 07:11 UTC
Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers.
By ceres on 2017-05-11 13:54 UTC
Yelp stock crashes 30% after earnings...
CNN Money | 2017-05-09 21:35 UTC
Please die already. Wall Street just gave Yelp's latest earnings report a one-star review. Good.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-10 05:48 UTC
Yelp plummets as advertisers revolt...
marketwatch.com | 2017-05-10 05:06 UTC
Yelp said Tuesday it saw a wave of local advertiser departures in January and February, and shares plummeted a shocking 28% as the online-reviews site again lowered its full year outlook.
By aphrodite on 2017-05-10 05:06 UTC, Edited: 2017-05-10 05:48 UTC
Stack Overflow charted the woefully short lifespan of your favorite frameworks...
thenextweb.com | 2017-05-09 15:33 UTC
Charting the stratospheric rise and meteoric fall of these languages and frameworks is Stack Overflow, which today launched a tool that shows you interest in a particular technology over time. It measures interest by the number of questions asked each month. Stackoverflow trends introduction link:
By kynast on 2017-05-09 15:33 UTC
Major Intel Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought...
ExtremeTech | 2017-05-08 11:58 UTC
Last week, Intel disclosed a serious security flaw that could be used to gain remote access to business computers without the OS ever knowing such access had occurred. Now we know the situation is even worse than we thought. The post Major Intel Security
By viper1 on 2017-05-08 13:25 UTC
Our first Galaxy S8 smashed after just five days: How to avoid the same fate...
Android Central | 2017-05-08 12:00 UTC
It's pretty much the worst nightmare of any new phone owner. Just days after you've picked up your shiny new, expensive, state-of-the-art handset, it slides/slips/drops/pinwheels/fumbles its way out of your hands, out of your pocket, off some surface and
By viper1 on 2017-05-08 13:25 UTC
This minimalist cell phone is designed to be as basic as possible...
The Verge | 2017-05-06 21:45 UTC
Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new,...
By ceres on 2017-05-07 02:35 UTC
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