SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares rose Thursday on news that the giant social network will be added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 index next week.
Hacked Via RDP: Really Dumb Passwords
Businesses spend billions of dollars annually on software and hardware to block external cyberattacks, but a shocking number of these same organizations shoot themselves in the foot by poking gaping holes in their digital defenses and then advertising those vulnerabilities to attackers. Today's post
Lost in the ongoing media firestorm over the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance activities is the discussion about concrete steps to bring the nation's communications privacy laws into the 21st Century. Under current laws that were drafted before the advent of the commercial Internet,
Adobe and Microsoft today each separately released security updates to remedy zero-day bugs and other critical vulnerabilities in their software. Adobe issued fixes for its Flash and Shockwave players, while Microsoft pushed out 11 updates addressing addressing at least two dozen flaws in Windows an
Last week, the world got the first glimpses of a man Russian authorities have accused of being "Paunch," a computer crime kingpin whose "Blackhole" crimeware package has fueled an explosion of cybercrime over the past several years. So far, few details about the 27-year-old defendant have been relea
When States Pick Favorites, Corporations Win and Everyone Else Loses
States are making huge promises to snag the new Boeing 777x plan. It's an awful plan.
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development says he's optimistic about the homelessness trends in many places.
Reverting the changes to block functionality
Earlier today, we made a change to the way the “block” function of Twitter works. We have decided to revert the change after receiving feedback from many users – we never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe. Any blocks you had previously instituted are
Today we’re updating Twitter for Mac to include a number of great features, along with a new look and feel. Here’s more information on what’s new:
Expand your timeline: Timelines now display previews for Twitter photos, making it easier to skim through new Tweets. If you prefer th
Twitter is the real-time soundtrack to the biggest global moments and events as they unfold in the world, and 2013 was no exception. Whether it was the Super Bowl blackout or the German election,
What happened in the world simultaneously happened on Twitter.
We’ve seen that people use Twitt
Once a year, the editors of TIME magazine select the one person or entity who has most affected the world stage over the past 12 months. The honoree adorns the cover of the the news magazine — and this year, is also recognized by this Tweet:
Pope Francis is TIME’s Person of the Year fo