Raytheon disclosed early Monday that it is acquiring cybersecurity firm Websense and will form a joint venture with Vista Equity Partners to greatly expand the defense company's global cyber offerings. The new venture, in which Massachusetts-based Raytheon will hold an 80% stake, would subsume its cyber-products business and the much [...]
The U.S. is deeply concerned about China’s behavior in the South China Sea and its cyber activities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday as he headed for security meetings in the region.
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That’s how many people have agreed to put their names on the dotted cyber line because of the Republican letter to Iran. The petition, created on Monday, accuses these Republicans of violating the Logan Act (which, if you’ve been following the news at all this week, you’ve heard about at least once). The Logan Actforbids [...]
An Islamic hacker group by the name of United Islamic Cyber Force claimed responsibility for the defacement of a French Canadian political party website on Monday morning. The website of the Bloc Qubcois, a provincial party in the province...Show More Summary
Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist. Monday The Following, the remarkably stupid serial-killer drama featuring Kevin Bacon as the guy trying to stop the serial killer who inspires other people to be serial […]
Cyber Monday means all hands on deck for Kiva 8. With offers you can’t refuse from the world’s largest online retailer, which it promises to deliver the next day if not sooner, members of the 3,000-strong team will be whizzing around morning, noon and night, transporting 6-foot tall “pods” to workstations staffed by humans who sort
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Urgent action is needed to tackle a "disturbing" rise in anti-Semitism in Britain including measures to deal with growing "cyber hate" on social media, a group of senior lawmakers said on Monday.
The prominent Anonymous “hacktivist” Jeremy Hammond, who participated in some of the hacking collective’s most audacious cyber acts, was placed by the FBI on a terrorism watchlist, the Daily Dot reported on Monday. The internet news website obtained a leaked document from the New York state...
For a few hours on Monday, visitors to MalaysiaAirlines.com were unable to purchase airline tickets or access schedules. Instead, the airline’s website showed a picture of a Malaysia Airways A380 plane and the words “404-Plane Not Found,”...Show More Summary
The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since then there have been a number of big-time breaches that made an impact on hundreds of thousands of peoples lives, if not more. I never knew what a Mac computer feels like, until I got one of my own. Show More Summary
What’s Happening — Journalism/Works: America’s New Cyber War at the Newseum, 2 p.m. — Analyzing Media Coverage of Race at the National Press Club, 6:30 p.m. The Revolving Door Know anyone starting or leaving a job? Let us know. Fishbowl...Show More Summary
This year's Cyber Monday was the busiest on record, with comScore reporting $2 billion in online sales. If this holiday season provides any indication, the way people shop has changed. Shoppers continue to migrate away from the traditional confines of brick-and-mortar retail to the expansive digital environment. Show More Summary
On Monday, President Obama announced a series of measures to improve cyber security and data protections for American consumers. From the Federal Trade Commission offices, the president introduced two proposals -- The Personal Data Notification...Show More Summary
Patricia Arquette flashes a smile while sitting next to co-star James Van Der Beek during their CSI: Cyber panel during the 2015 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on Monday (January 12) in Pasadena, Calif. The 46-year-old actress, who won Best Supporting Actress at the 2015 Golden Globes [...]
A hacking group that claims to be affiliated with ISIS broke into the social accounts of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) on Monday. The group, which calls itself Cyber Caliphate, appeared to have taken control of CENTCOM's Twitter and YouTube accounts, replacing its avatars with the group's logo. Show More Summary
A former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison for his role in a child pornography ring, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Timothy DeFoggi, a 56-year-old former Maryland resident, was convicted...
Sony chief Kazuo Hirai called the devastating hack on the company “vicious and malicious,” in his first public comments about the attack that derailed the launch of controversial comedy “The Interview.” Speaking Monday at a press event on the eve of the Consumer Electronics...
Since the dawn of e-commerce, the death of retail has been forecasted frequently. Venture Beat recently reported that for the first time, Cyber Monday surpassed the $2 billion mark, which represents a 17 percent year-over-year increase. Show More Summary