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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

MakerBot co-founder Bre Pettis buys electronics milling machine maker Other Machine

 Entrepreneur Bre Pettis and Berkeley-based Other Machine seem like a match made in heaven. The MakerBot founder has been through the ringer once already, leaving the company he co-founded and ran after selling it to 3D printing colossus, Strata.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Market Analysis Perspective: EMEA Telco Strategies for Mass-Market Digital Transformation, 2017

This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) examines the mobile and internet services markets in EMEA. Although much of the analysis covers trends in the wider EMEA region, this presentation focuses particularly on Europe and the more developed market.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

IDC"s Worldwide Internet of Things Security Products Taxonomy, 2017

This IDC study presents the worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) security taxonomy, which ties closely with IDC's Worldwide IoT Infrastructure Taxonomy, 2017 (IDC #US41860616, March 2017) and IDC's Worldwide IoT Gateway Taxonomy, 2017 (IDC #US42251417,.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Building a Stronger Cybersecurity Community Requires the Right Tools, Models, and Deep Industry Collaboration

This IDC Market Note discusses a recent public-private partnership (PPP) project that is led by a leading Singapore University and supported by two Singapore government agencies, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Cyber Security Agency of.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

PayPal Sues Pandora Over "Patently Unlawful" Logo

PayPal has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Pandora, arguing that the company's minimalist logo "dilutes the distinctiveness" of its own branding. "Element by element and in overall impression, the similarities between the logos are str.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

Microsoft Says a Chinese "Gaming Service" Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts

An anonymous reader shares a report: Since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds on the open market, according to a complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court on Friday. On its website, iGSKY presen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage

Last July, researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington said that they had successfully encoded about 200 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. The company is now planning to take the technology commercial. "Computer architec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

Logitech K480 review

Logitech’s Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 pairs with three Windows, Android, MacOS or iOS devices at once and lets you easily flip between them. It’s one of the most affordable multi-device keyboards around, but that comes with compromises......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Smart lock maker Safetech agrees to better protect its users’ passwords

What happens when a company doesn't protect our passwords personal information? The New York attorney general's office took legal action against one wireless security company for being too lax on security. The post Smart lock maker Safetech agrees to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 14 min. ago

Senators ask FCC why reporter was “manhandled” after net neutrality vote

Senators to FCC: Don’t roughhouse journalists who are trying to ask questions. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Atypeek) Two Democratic senators have asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to explain why "FCC security pers.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Supreme Court shuts down location loophole for patent suits

Patent trolls have had it pretty easy lately, especially in East Texas. A 2016 ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit allowed patent suits anywhere a defendant company's products are sold. The Eastern District of Texa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

No, Windows XP didn"t fuel WannaCry

The global WannaCry attack that started 10 days ago touched just a handful of Windows XP PCs, a security expert said Monday, contradicting the narrative that the aged OS was largely responsible for the ransomware's crippling impact."There were no.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

MIT"s "living cell" shirt reacts to sweat to help cool you down

Engineers in the MIT Media Lab have developed Biologic, the technology behind a breathable workout suit with flaps that ventilate when a wearer sweats thanks to a lining of living microbial cells. The post MIT's 'living cell' shirt rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Lian Li Launches PC-O12 Mid-Tower: Three Chambers, E-ATX, LCS-Focused

Lian Li has started to sell its new PC-O12 chassis for high-performance gaming desktops. The new mid-tower computer case from the company has an unorthodox construction that allows fitting in motherboards that are in the E-ATX form-factor, as well a.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 42 min. ago

WannaCry Ransomware Update: Windows 7 Hit Hardest

More than a week after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hobbled computer systems around the world, security experts continue to assess the damage and keep watch for new outbreaks. As of Friday, the malware had infected more than 416,000 syste.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

QVC: How a media, retailing hybrid approaches digital transformation

Alex Miller, senior vice president of digital commerce at QVC, talks with ZDNet about pitching on multiple platforms and walking the line between being a media company and e-commerce player......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Uber debuts a “smarter” UberPool in Manhattan

 Uber announced this morning a series of under-the-hood changes to its ride-sharing service UberPool in Manhattan, with the goal of improving its matching algorithms, as well as its pickup and dropoff processes in the city. The company says t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Apple Pay now supports higher value transactions at most UK contactless tills

 If the UK’s £30 contactless payment limit was holding back greater adoption of Apple’s biometric contactless payment tech, Apple Pay, the company should expect to see uplift in usage as it believes that a majority of UK contactless.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV

 TV provider Dish Network is today rolling out new technology that will make watching television a hands-free experience, via a new integration with Amazon Alexa. The company says that its pay TV customers using either its Hopper or Wally rece.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

 Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million in funding for its efforts, the company is announcing today. The round was led by.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago