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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)
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 to shut Spanish news service
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)
Facebook Combines Atlas, Audience Network, And LiveRail Into An AdTech Voltron
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 ...
The future of TV is here: Netflix and Amazon will face off for a Golden Globe
While Academy Awards handicappers are preoccupied with the movie categories at The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, the most intriguing ...
Facebook No Longer Likes the Word 'Users'
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
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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