- Crayola red-faced after yellow-belly Facebook hijackers post blue jokes
Art biz apologizes after jokesters deface feed with b00b jokes
Kids’ art supplier Crayola has apologized after miscreants compromised its Facebook account and used the company’s feed to spread NSFW images.…
- NBN migration arrangements favour Telstra, say competitors
Nobody saw that coming
With the Australian government’s multi-technology model for the National Broadband Network (NBN) set in stone, competitors to dominant carrier Telstra are concerned that proposed transition arrangements give the incumbent too much power while crimping the reach of regulator the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.…
Our security is that good, honest
RSA 2015 Google takes a lot of stick from Apple and others over malware on the Android platform, but the company thinks the OS is now so secure that users don't need antivirus software.…
24 April 2015, 11:27 pm
A 'don't make me come over there' moment in infosec
The Pentagon has published an outline of its cyber-warfare strategy for the first time, revealing the conditions under which it will hack enemy nations.…
24 April 2015, 9:27 pm
FTC tsks at startup promising an opt-out that was invisible to millions of citizens
The FTC has now settled with a New York startup that stealthily tracks the movements of Americans around stores using their smartphones' Wi-Fi signals.…
24 April 2015, 6:19 pm
Valve expands Steam 'mod' market
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.
24 April 2015, 11:38 am
Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
24 April 2015, 11:05 am
Cyber-thieves 'avoiding' bitcoins
The falling value of bitcoins is making the virtual cash much less attractive to cyber-thieves, claims a security expert.
24 April 2015, 10:37 am