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Amazon Planning Slate Of New Alexa-enabled Devices

Amazon Planning Slate Of New Alexa-enabled Devices

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) plans to release at least 8 new voice-controlled hardware devices before the end of the year, according to an internal document describing the plans. The company is expected to reveal some of these devices at... 
Russia-Linked Malware Found On Household Routers

Russia-Linked Malware Found On Household Routers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a blanket warning to owners of small business and household networking equipment that Russian-linked malware has been found infecting router devices. A router directs traffic on the... 
Cyber Terrorist Who Hacked CIA Gets 2 Years Jailed

Cyber Terrorist Who Hacked CIA Gets 2 Years Jailed

Kane Gamble, 18, has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials. The teenager targeted CIA, FBI and US Department of Justice databases and... 
Expedia’s Orbitz Reports Massive Data Breach

Expedia’s Orbitz Reports Massive Data Breach

Expedia-owned Orbitz (NASDAQ: EXPE) has disclosed finding evidence of a massive data breach which took place between Oct. and Dec. and involved records dating between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017. The security breach may have exposed... 
AT&T Announces First Cities To Get 5G Technology

AT&T Announces First Cities To Get 5G Technology

AT&T (NYSE: T) has announced several cities that will be in the first batch to get 5G technology, a faster and more reliable next-generation wireless network. The Dallas-based telecom giant said Dallas, Atlanta and Waco will be... 
FedEx Reports Customer Passports and Photo IDs Unsecured On Amazon Server

FedEx Reports Customer Passports and Photo IDs Unsecured On Amazon Server

FedEx has reported that numerous scanned passports, drivers’ licenses, and other documentation about its customers were left unsecured on an Amazon S3 server that was publicly accessible. The exposed photo ID scans originated from... 
‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scammer Arrested In Louisiana

‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scammer Arrested In Louisiana

A Louisiana man has been arrested on wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a “Nigerian prince” scam. Michael Neu, 67 of Slidell, La., was slapped with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering after... 
Tech Executives Talk On Capitol Hill About Election Meddling

Tech Executives Talk On Capitol Hill About Election Meddling

Executives from Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Alphabet’s Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) made an appearance on Capitol Hill to publicly discuss their role in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. The company... 
Equifax Discloses Previous March Hack

Equifax Discloses Previous March Hack

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has disclosed that it suffered a major breach of its computer systems in March. This breach occurred almost five months before the most recently disclosed breach that affected roughly 143 million consumers.... 
New Hack Using Bluetooth Discovered By Armis Labs

New Hack Using Bluetooth Discovered By Armis Labs

Another hack has been found that will allow an attacker to access your devices without touching them. The hack allows the hacker to identify a device, connect to it via Bluetooth, and then begin controlling the screen and apps. The...