Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business was almost undone by a glass coffee table. That's right, a coffee table.
The New York Times website was rendered unavailable on Tuesday afternoon. The attack was perpetrated against its domain name registrar, Melbourne IT, by "the Syrian Electronic Army, or someone trying very hard to be them," according to Marc Frons, CIO of the New York Times Company.
If the U.S. government moves ahead with an attack on the Syrian government over alleged chemical weapons use, the Syrian Electronic Army is likely to step up its cyberattacks on U.S. websites, warns a cybersecurity expert.
So what's the average price for an exploit? Anything ranging from $35K to $160K.
Enigma's platform will break down the barriers that exist between various local, state, federal and institutional search portals.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia reported a smaller net loss in the first quarter of 2013, due in part to growth in sales of its Windows Phone-based Lumia smartphones.
In a series of articles that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting this week, the New York Times accused Apple of sidestepping billions of dollars in taxes and ignoring labor abuses and hazardous working conditions at its suppliers' factories.
Data-ism assumes that that everything that can be measured should be measured and that data is a transparent and reliable lens that allows us to filter out emotionalism and ideology. Is it?
Our report last week talked about how Chinese hackers allegedly broke into the New York Times and made off with the passwords of every employee. The same report also cited how the use of Symantec anti-virus products apparently only identified the attackers' software as malicious in one instance, even though 45 different pieces of malware code were installed over a period of three months.
Last week's disclosure by The New York Times that Chinese hackers had infiltrated its computer systems offers a sharp lesson in cyber defense. Instead of kicking out the hackers when they were first discovered, the company kept an eye on them long enough to follow their trail.