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CIA Co-Developed "Athena" Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals

An anonymous reader writes: Today, WikiLeaks leaked documentation about a tool called Athena. According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant -- a CIA technical term fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Oracle Now Wants To Give Java EE to an Open Source Foundation

An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: Oracle wants to end its leadership in the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role. The company said Thursday that the upcoming Java EE (Enterprise Edition).....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make smart frames

Aura, the smart frame company, has just named Jonathan Adler as its Creative Director in Residence, and as a result of this new collaboration, we'll soon see two limited-edition smart frames.  The post Aura and artist Jonathan Adler partner to make.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Marcus Hutchins" Code Used In Malware May Have Come From GitHub

troublemaker_23 quotes ITWire: A security researcher says code has been discovered that was written by British hacker Marcus Hutchins that was apparently 'borrowed' by the creator of the banking trojan Kronos. The researcher, known as Hasherezade, po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech U.S. Plants Are Hiring

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows -- in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee.".....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. You know that you can connect your Windows 10 PC to a Wi-Fi and browse the web, but you probably don’t know that you can turn your Windows 10 PC i.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Pay Foxconn $3 Billion To Get New Factory

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Wisconsin Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill to give incentives worth $3 billion to Taiwan-based Foxconn so that the company would open its first U.S. plant in the state. Foxc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

ADATA Launches XPG SX9000: 2.8 GB/s Seq. Read, Marvell Controller, Up to 1 TB of MLC

ADATA has announced its new SSD aimed at the very high end of the market. The new flagship XPG SX9000 drives are based on the Marvell 88SS1093 BTB2 controller and are paired with Toshiba’s 2D MLC NAND flash memory. Later on, the company plans.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

Hacking the home: how connected tech is making your shack a security risk

Your home may be getting smarter, but hackers are making it look pretty darn stupid. If there’s one place in the world that’s supposed to feel safe and comfortable, it’s the home. When you’re not working or doing thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

How Hackers Can Use Pop Songs To "Watch" You

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fast Company: Forget your classic listening device: Researchers at the University of Washington have demonstrated that phones, smart TVs, Amazon Echo-like assistants, and other devices equipped with speakers a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Crunch Report | Benchmark vs Kalanick Goes Sour

Reddit is rolling out its own video platform, VR adtech company Immersv raises $10.5 million and Benchmark versus Kalanick goes sour. All this on Crunch Report Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows

A new study unpicks why certain sounds can stir alarming memories, and reveals a new approach to wiping such memories from the brain. The Guardian reports: Published in the journal Neuron by Cho and his colleague Woong Bin Kim, the research reveals h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

Hyundai To Build a 300-Mile-Per-Charge Electric Car

On Thursday, Hyundai Motor said it will launch a long-range electric vehicle with a driving range of 500 km (311 miles) per charge after 2021. The company is reportedly planning 31 eco-friendly models by 2020, up from a previously flagged 28. Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app

 An update to the venerable Faketoken.q Android malware has made it easier for the program to steal your credit card information from ride-sharing apps. Faketoken attacks Russian ride-sharing apps by overlaying text boxes on the credit card info.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

US Military To Create Separate Unified Cyber Warfare Command

wiredmikey quotes a report from SecurityWeek: President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. military to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive oper.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 17 min. ago

Engineers have found a way to 3D print more realistic bones for medical use

Researchers at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan School of Engineering have developed a new 3D-printable artificial bone design for stronger and more effective bone replacements. The post Engineers have found a way to 3D print more realis.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 37 min. ago

AnandTech Parent Company Employee Killed in Terrorist Attack

We lost a friend and a colleague to terrorism yesterday (Aug. 17). Bruno Gulotta, 35, an employee of Tom's Hardware Italy — a brand owned by AnandTech parent company Purch — was on holiday in Barcelona, Spain, strolling along Las.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News21 hr. 9 min. ago

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 9 min. ago

HBO has the most profitable app thanks to "Game of Thrones"

HBO's app has set a new record and, of course, it's all because of Game of Thrones.  The company's streaming app, HBO Now, has been the top-grossing app in the App Store for two days in a row now, beating out Netflix, Tinder, Candy Crush, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 9 min. ago

China"s online court heard its first case today

The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China that will hear internet-related civil cases, had its first trial today. Today's copyright infringement case was between a novelist and a web company that offered her novel to onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News22 hr. 17 min. ago

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. To get the best, you must spend more. That’s the way buying a Windows laptop or anything else works. Yet the Lenovo IdeaPad 720s costs just below $900 and it still has almost.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017