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Ransomware Attack Targeted Teamsters Union in 2019. But They Just Refused to Pay

NBC reports that America's "Teamsters" labor union was hit by a ransomware attack demanding $2.5 million back in 2019. "But unlike many of the companies hit by high-profile ransomware attacks in recent months, the union declined to pay, despite the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 14th, 2021

Amazon’s anti-union conduct made free election “impossible,” NLRB officer finds

Report cites mailbox under cameras and anti-union materials at mandatory meetings. Enlarge / A sign held during a protest on March 27, 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama. (credit: Getty Images | Patrick T. Fallon ) Amazon interfered with a union-cer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

What Square’s acquisition of Afterpay means for startups

The main takeaways? "Buy now, pay later" may be effective at driving retail conversion, but scale matters and long-term margins look slim for BNPL startups. On Sunday Square announced it was gobbling up Afterpay in a deal worth $29 billion.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

A Silicon Valley VC firm with $1.8B in assets was hit by ransomware

Advanced Technology Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm with more than $1.8 billion in assets under its management, was hit by a ransomware attack in July that saw cybercriminals steal personal information on the company’s private i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 41 min. ago

Amazon Unlawfully Confiscated Union Literature, NLRB Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Amazon illegally prohibited an employee from giving workers pro-union literature, confiscated that literature, and gave workers the impression that their organizing activity was being surveilled a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight to ISS

Boeing delayed an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday over a propulsion issue, pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 13 min. ago

Prestressed plasters for old buildings

Bent concrete beams, cracks on the undersides of bridges, risk of rust for the reinforcement: In Switzerland, many structures are getting on in years. Take national roads, for example: According to the 2019 report of the Federal Roads Office (FEDRO),.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 13 min. ago

Boeing attempts uncrewed test flight to ISS a second time

Boeing will be aiming to get its spaceflight program back on track Tuesday with an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), after its last such test in 2019 ended in failure......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 42 min. ago

Amazon union election results should be set aside due to misconduct, NLRB officer recommends

A National Labor Relations Board official is recommending that the results of the milestone union election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama held earlier this year be scrapped and that a new election be held due to illegal misconduct on the part of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google

Zoom users to get $15 or $25 each in proposed settlement of class-action lawsuit. Enlarge / Technical preview of Zoom's end-to-end encryption, made available months after Zoom was caught lying to users about how it encrypts video calls. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Amazon Will Pay You $10 in Credit for Your Palm Print Biometrics

How much is your palm print worth? If you ask Amazon, it's about $10 in promotional credit if you enroll your palm prints in its checkout-free stores and link it to your Amazon account. From a report: Last year, Amazon introduced its new biometric pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Hackers Shut Down System For Booking COVID-19 Shots in Italy"s Lazio Region

Hackers have attacked and shut down the IT systems of the company that manages COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Lazio region surrounding Rome, the regional government said on Sunday. From a report: "A powerful hacker attack on the region's C.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Square To Buy "Buy Now, Pay Later" Giant Afterpay in $29 Billion Deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. From a report: The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom agrees to pay whopping settlement fee over ‘zoombombing’ and privacy

Videoconferencing company Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its privacy and security practices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom Agrees to $85M Settlement in Possible Class Action Over Data-Sharing, Zoombombing

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million — and to bolster its security practices — to settle a lawsuit that had claimed Zoom violated users' privacy rights by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and by failing to sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom settles "zoombombing" and data privacy lawsuit for $85 million

Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million in a preliminary lawsuit settlement filed Saturday afternoon. The deal is in response to a class action lawsuit over users' concerns over the company allegedly having shared personal data with Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Square to acquire Afterpay, Australian buy now, pay later platform for $29 billion

Jack Dorsey's Square is spending $29 billion on an Australian buy now, pay later firm — a massive purchase that will help his company build out its global payments empire......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Square to buy ‘buy now, pay later’ giant Afterpay in $29B deal

In a blockbuster deal that rocks the fintech world, Square announced today that it is acquiring Australian buy now, pay later giant Afterpay in a $29 billion all-stock deal. The purchase price is based on the closing price of Square common stock on J.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Upcoming AMD CPU with RDNA1 graphics may be coming, spotted in Linux code

The graphics driver patches as reported by Phoronix on Friday appear to be referring to a processor with graphics codenamed "Cyan Sailfish." The APU might be targeted for consumer or embedded applications, although the usage of the first-generation R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap pressure washer deals for August 2021

We've rounded up all the best pressure washer deals so you never have to pay full price again......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021