Scott Charney, of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing, said the government has "never" asked for a backdoor in Microsoft products. Yet a former engineer working on BitLocker claimed the government does ask, but those requests are “informal.”
Blueprints for Israel's sophisticated defence system, Iron Dome, were stolen in cyber-attacks most likely carried out by hackers working for the Chinese military, cyber-security experts have reported.
Over a 22-month period, large quantities of documents and data related to the pioneering anti-missile system were stolen from three leading Israeli defence technology companies, Intelligence firm Cyber Engineering Services Inc. (CyberESI) told journalist Brian Krebs.
Nvidia — and Oculus and Sony and a bunch of other companies — are working feverishly to come up with virtual reality hardware that feels a lot more R and a lot less V. Nvidia has come up with a novel solution: sandwich parts from two display panels together.
Do you know how to ride a bicycle? It's easy, isn't it?
But do you remember how hard it turned out to be when you first tried? Who would have thought?
We often forget that many things are "obvious" only with experience, meaning, in fact, that they're not really obvious at all. That's why we do phishing walkthroughs fairly regularly on Naked Security. The idea is to step you through a typical email phish, pointing out the telltale warning signs in the original email and the web pages that follow, so you know what to look for in future.
Microsoft disclosed in a statement that China is investigating the company in an antitrust probe after China government officials paid unexpected visits to the software firm’s offices.
Representatives from China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce, which is responsible for enforcing business laws, made the visits to Microsoft offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu.