12 December 2014

How to Protect Against Rising Corporate Insider Cybercrime (video)

How to Protect Against `Corporate Snowdens': Video - Bloomberg:
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Vectra Networks CEO Hitesh Sheth discusses the rising rate of insider cybercrime. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg 10Dec2014)

techNEWS:

Blue Coat Exposes “The Inception Framework”; Very Sophisticated, Layered Malware Attack Targeted at Military, Diplomats, and Business Execs | Blue Coat: "One of the most sophisticated malware attacks Blue Coat Labs has ever seen · Initially targeted at Russia, but expanding globally · Masterful identity cloaking and diversionary tactics · Clean and elegant code suggesting strong backing and top-tier talent · Includes malware targeting mobile devices: Android, Blackberry and iOS · Using a free cloud hosting service based in Sweden for command and control..."

Iranian Hackers Hit Sheldon Adelson's Sands Casino in Las Vegas - Businessweek: "... early on the chilly morning of Feb. 10, just above the casino floor, the offices of the world’s largest gaming company were gripped by chaos. Computers were flatlining, e-mail was down, most phones didn’t work, and several of the technology systems that help run the $14 billion operation had sputtered to a halt. Computer engineers at Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) raced to figure out what was happening. Within an hour, they had a diagnosis: Sands was under a withering cyber attack. PCs and servers were shutting down in a cascading IT catastrophe, with many of their hard drives wiped clean. The company’s technical staff had never seen anything like it...."

Google Lat Long: Map this way—Google My Maps now in Drive: "Whether you’re planning an epic road trip with friends or mapping out your favorite runs for a ski vacation, it’s easy with Google My Maps, our custom map creation tool. Starting today, you can access My Maps right from Google Drive, so it’s even easier to create, access and share your custom maps. Creating a custom map is just as easy as opening up a new Google Doc. Just select “New,” then “More,” then “Google My Maps” to tap into your inner cartographer...."


BBC News
Google to shut Spanish news service
BBC News
Online search giant Google is shutting down its Google News service in Spain before a new intellectual property law is introduced. Google will shut ...
Spanish Practices Close Google News In Spain - Forbes
Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new law - CNET
Google News to Shut Down in Spain - New York Times (blog)


TechCrunch

Facebook Combines Atlas, Audience Network, And LiveRail Into An AdTech Voltron
TechCrunch
So in February 2013, Facebook acquired Microsoft's Atlas, a suite of tools for online ...Facebook will have to battle Google and YouTube, Yahoo, AOL ...


Quartz

The future of TV is here: Netflix and Amazon will face off for a Golden Globe
Quartz
While Academy Awards handicappers are preoccupied with the movie categories at The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, the most intriguing ...


The Atlantic

Facebook No Longer Likes the Word 'Users'
The Atlantic
Margaret Gould Stewart, director of product design at Facebook, talks to writer Thomas Goetz at the Navigate technology conference on Tuesday.

Rumor: Apple Watch set to begin mass production in January
AppleInsider
A questionable rumor out of Taiwan claims that Apple and manufacturing partner Quanta Computer are gearing up to begin mass production of the ...

Apple Pushes Deeper Into Mobile Payments
Wall Street Journal
Apple is laying the groundwork for an expanded mobile-payments service, leveraging its ... 


Chromecast update: screen casting for 4.4.2 devices, Material design, guest mode

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