FTC case continues as chipmaker starts defense
Analysis Qualcomm has launched its rebuttal of antitrust charges by claiming it's just too damn good at its job.…
Vlogger Zoella and pop star Rita Ora must declare if they are paid or sponsored.
Q. China just landed on its far side, the US woz there 50 years ago – now Europe wants to mine it? A. It's the Moon
Plus: Potential meteoroid snapped crashing into surface during total lunar eclipse
Pic Within the next six years, the European Space Agency hopes to drill into the Moon and extract oxygen and water, paving the way for folks to eventually live on the rocky satellite.…
Lucrative govt IT contracts at risk in discrim legal battle
The US Department of Labor has doubled-down on Oracle, accusing the IT giant of “stark patterns of discrimination” against women and minorities since 2013.…
Remember the December 13 email blast that threatened to blow up buildings and schools unless recipients paid a $20,000 ransom? It triggered mass evacuations, closures, and lockdowns in the US, Canada, and elsewhere around the world.
An investigation shows the spam run worked by abusing a weakness at GoDaddy that allowed the scammers to hijack at least 78 domains belonging to Expedia, Mozilla, Yelp and other legitimate people or organizations. The same exploit allowed the scammers to hijack thousands of other domains belonging to a long list of other well-known organizations for use in other malicious email campaigns. Some of those other campaigns likely included ones that threatened to publish embarrassing sex videos unless targets paid ransoms.
Distributing the malicious emails across such a broad swath of reputable domains belonging to well-recognized organizations was a major coup. The technique, known as snowshoe spamming, drastically increased the chances the emails would be delivered because it weakened the reputation metrics spam filters rely on. Rather than appearing as fringe content sent by one or a handful of sketchy domains, the snowshoe technique gave the emails an air of legitimacy and normalcy. The technique gets it name because, like snowshoes, it distributes the heavy load evenly across a wide area.
The crypto-enthusiast has donned a wig, jumped on a boat and is now on the run from the IRS. But that won’t stop his 2020 presidential campaign.
The Japanese firm will move its European headquarters to the Netherlands to avoid customs issues.
Event invite suggests new flagship smartphone will feature a touchless UI.
The Royal Rumble is this weekend. Here's every confirmed match and Rumble entrants.
Commentary: After years of struggling to balance and subvert the idea of "Oscar-worthy" movies, the Academy did OK this year.
Build the wall... around your DNS settings, US govt IT staff urged by Homeland Security amid domain hijackings
Anyone still at their posts, please stop these address takeovers... please, helloo? Anyone there?
America's Homeland Security has urged US government departments and federal agencies to shore up their DNS control panels after hackers successfully stormed the barricades.…
Astronaut Eric Boe steps aside "due to medical reasons."
GMC's new premium, heavy-duty pickup boasts a potent 910 pound-feet of torque and smart "Transparent Trailer" camera tech that improves visibility while towing.
The 'Heavy Duty' variant of GMC's professional-grade work truck debuts with a tough new look and loads of towing-friendly tech.
Please won’t you be, please won’t you be … my Academy Award nomination?
Move comes as several rivals are reportedly exploring expansion into streaming.
Chat and Meet will take its place.
Labor Department says the company "channeled" women and people of color into lower-paying careers at the software maker.
Canada's ambassador to the US tells the Globe and Mail about the upcoming request.
Feed the addiction.