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At $175, this ransomware service is a boon to cybercriminals

Cybercriminals have another easy-to-use ransomware kit to add to their arsenals, thanks to a new variant called Karmen that hackers can buy on the black market for $175.A Russian-speaking user called DevBitox has been advertising the ransomware in.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

China market: Online advertising in 2Q17 reaches CNY74.10 billion, says Analysys

Online advertising service providers in the China market generated revenues of CNY74.1 billion (US$10.8 billion) in second-quarter 2017, increasing 17.8% sequentially and 16.8% on year, according to Analysys International......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News34 min. ago

China Relaunches World"s Fastest Train

China has decided to relaunch the world's fastest train service following a fatal crash in 2011, where the high speed train service reduced its upper limit from its then-record holding 350 km/h (217 miles/hour) to 250-300 km/h (155-186 miles/hour). F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 5 min. ago

Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

 While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which counts over 60 million paying users, wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Mitac to invest in India-based IT manufacturer

Mitac Holding has announced a plan to invest in India-based Infopower Technologies and will become a major shareholder of the firm. Infopower is a manufacturer of printed circuit board (PCB) and an electronics product assembly service provider......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

KQED Begins Recovery After the Comrade Virus Strikes

It’s been more than two months since the ransomware attack on KQED in San Francisco on June 15.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News5 hr. 4 min. ago

Disney Will Price Streaming Service At $5 Per Month, Analyst Says

Earlier this month, Disney announced it would end its distribution deal with Netflix and launch its own streaming service in 2019. Now, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson, we have learned that Disney's new streaming service will.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

The Secret Service spent $60,000 on golf carts alone protecting Trump

President Donald Trump is bankrupting the Secret Service. In an exclusive interview with USA Today, Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles said that more than 1,000 agents have already hit the federally mandated caps for salary and overtim.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 17 min. ago

UK.gov To Treat Online Abuse as Seriously as Hate Crime in Real Life

The UK's Crown Prosecution Service has pledged to tackle online abuse with the same seriousness as it does hate crimes committed in the flesh. From a report: Following public concern about the increasing amount of racist, anti-religious, homophobic a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Ligitek expected to turn profitable in 2017

LED packaging service provider Ligitek Electronics suffered net losses for six consecutive years from 2011 to 2016 but its business in 2017 is expected to swing to profitability......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

50,000 Users Test New Anti-Censorship Tool TapDance

The CBC reports: What if circumventing censorship didn't rely on some app or service provider that would eventually get blocked but was built into the very core of the internet itself? What if the routers and servers that underpin the internet -- inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Streaming Service iflix Buys Shows Based on Piracy Data

With five million subscribers throughout Asia and Africa, iflix is one of the leading video streaming services in emerging markets. The company is battling with other services to offer the best content and as part of this quest, it uses piracy data t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Hollywood"s Cybercrime Pains Are Bigger than Movie Leaks

Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and ot.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

After bouncing around the Web, Daily Stormer lands a new CDN provider

BitMitigate founder: “I thought it would really get my service out there.” Enlarge (credit: CommScope) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on August 18, 2017. The neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer was back online Friday with.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

PS Vue vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. YouTube TV vs. Hulu: Which is best?

PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, and the recently launched Hulu with Live TV have emerged as major competition to traditional cable, but which is the best streaming TV service: ? Find out with our handy guide that compares them all.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Code chunk in Kronos malware used long before MalwareTech published it

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher who stopped WCry, complained his code was lifted. Enlarge / Marcus Hutchins, security researcher for Kryptos Logic. In May, he registered a domain name that neutralized the WCry ransomware worm. In August, he was.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service

A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago's 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Comcast Completes Xfinity Mobile Rollout in U.S.

Comcast Corp.'s new cellphone service is now available in all its U.S. markets, the company said Thursday. Comcast launched Xfinity Mobile -- which the company says can save consumers 30 percent on wireless bills -- earlier this year to its employees.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Former Uber CEO Lashes Out at VC Firm Benchmark Capital

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Porn site offers to revive "Sense 8" for a third season

Sense8 is one of the more creatively interesting shows available on just about any streaming service. The Wachowski-made Netflix show, now in its second and final season, tells the story of eight people with special powers using very human t.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Comcast rolls out Xfinity Mobile cell service nationwide, can they compete?

DT Daily today: Apple highlights new iOS11 iPad features, Xfinity moves into the cell service game, something odd is happening in the sky on Monday... The post Comcast rolls out Xfinity Mobile cell service nationwide, can they compete? appeared first.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017