By The Value Investor: Shares of Websense (WBSN) rose an incredible 28.8% in Monday's trading session after the company, which protects organizations against cyber attacks and theft, agreed to sell itself to Vista Equity Partners. For investors there appears to be limited upside from current levels given the low possibility of a counter offer. Show More Summary
Office Max "Christmas Creep" has officially been taken to a new extreme. After years of watching Black Friday sales move into Thanksgiving week and Christmas commercials appear earlier and earlier in the year, OfficeMax (OMX) decided...Show More Summary
First of all, don’t be fooled by that 00:00:00 countdown in the photo accompanying this post — it’s part of an email forwarded by Consumerist reader Kaleb, and presumably the ticking clock works in the offers sent to customers on the OfficeMax mailing list. But let’s not lose sight of what it really is, at its essence, which is a … [More]
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Cyber security and warfare are on par with a credible nuclear deterrent in the defense priorities of the United States, the U.S. Navy's top admiral said on Monday, after the Pentagon accused China of trying to hack into its comput...
With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s time for the annual avalanche of Black Friday sales—and Pre-Black Friday sales, and Cyber Monday sales, and Weekend-Before-Cyber Monday sales, and…you know the drill. But most of those sales, whether online or in physical stores, focus on hardware and gear. Show More Summary
Pentagon accuses China of cyberattacks against the U.S. government Top news: In its annual report to Congress on Monday, the Pentagon accused the Chinese military of mounting cyber attacks on the U.S government and various defense contractors,...Show More Summary
Sometime later this your, you'll likely be paying slightly more for goods you buy online at cyber retailers such as Amazon – and that may be a good thing. Next Monday (May 6), the U.S. Senate is due to vote on – and pass – the Marketplace Fairness Act Bill. Show More Summary
The weekend's top stories in social media and technology for 4/21 cover a CISPA internet blackout, hacking and hijacking on Twitter, social media-driven journalism, swatting, DDoS attack, news punking, and skyscraper gaming. SummaryShow More Summary
In the wake of this week’s passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by the U.S. House of Representatives, representatives from the hacktivist group Anonymous – if they truly have “representatives” per se – are calling for an “Internet Blackout Day” on Monday in protest. Specifically, Anonymous is calling upon website... Read More
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday cancelled a new combat medal for US troops who launch drone strikes or cyber attacks after a torrent of criticism from veterans and lawmakers. Hagel opted to scrap the new “Distinguished Warfare Medal” for a pin or device that could be added to existing medals to recognize service members [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Monday it will not issue a new medal to honor drone pilots and cyber warriors after uproar over the decision to rank this decoration above some medals given to troops wounded or killed in battle.
The Pentagon on Monday shelved plans for a special medal for drone pilots, cyber warriors and other practitioners of remote warfare, in the face of growing opposition from lawmakers and veteran groups.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has designated six cyber tools as weapons, which should help the programs compete for increasingly scarce dollars in the Pentagon budget, an Air Force official said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-China Business Council on Monday criticized a new law aimed at thwarting cyber attacks by discouraging the Justice Department and several other government agencies from buying information technology systems from China.
The infamous iPad hacker will get another day in court, and this time, he'll have a dream team of lawyers to defend him. Andrew Auernheimer, also known as Weev, was sentenced to 41 months in prison on Monday for computer crimesIn a blog...Show More Summary
Beijing must take steps to investigate and halt cybercrime, a top US official said Monday, warning the international community cannot tolerate the widespread hacking coming from China. “This is not solely a national security concern or a concern of the US government,” National Security Advisor Tom Donilon told The Asia Society. “Increasingly, US businesses are [...]
National Security adviser Tom Donilon's comments Monday reflect growing concern in Washington over the security risk posed by cyber intrusions and the economic costs for America.
Good Monday morning. Here's the news. After, come back to SAI for live news and analysis all day. BP's CEO says the company fights off 50,000 cyber attacks per day. Amidst the insane wealth of Silicon Valley, there is also entrenched poverty that's not going away. Show More Summary
Australia's central bank confirmed it had been targeted by cyber attacks and that no data had been lost or systems compromised. ||| Sydney - Australia's central bank confirmed on Monday it had been targeted by cyber attacks and thatShow More Summary
DemocracyNow! broadcast live Monday from the Freedom to Connect conference, a national gathering to promote Internet freedom and universal connectivity. It comes as the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act hasShow More Summary