3D printing aficionados be wary, as popular 3D printing services firm Shapeways, Inc. has just suffered a data breach. Customers are now receiving notices from the company, letting them know what information is and is not at risk.
The exact time and means of the breach has not yet been disclosed, but Shapways is reporting “an incident involving unauthorized access to [its] systems.” According to the breach notification, the intruders gained access to some user names, email addresses, and shipping addresses, which could be sold or potentially misused.
When Mr. Robot premiered on USA in the summer of 2015, the hacking community was worried. While the 13-episode first season racked up critical acclaim for its acting, cinematography, direction, and mind-bending writing, but it won over the hacking community mere minutes into the first episode. As the show’s second season heats up, Inverse asked programmers at the Eleventh Hackers on Planet Earth Conference in New York City what they thought of the show. In short, they said it was fucking awesome.
Tech companies called Wednesday for the federal government to invest in more STEM education and reform immigration, recurring themes the industry hopes to influence in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.
Representatives of Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon said they faced difficulties finding qualified staff, a handicap they believed other US companies faced and threatens the strength of American industry. The issue is so widespread that it affects industries outside of technology, including pharmaceuticals and healthcare, they said.
Cybersecurity training provider PhishMe says it has raised $42.5 million in Series C funding led by Paladin Capital Group. Bessemer Venture Partners, a $4 billion venture capital firm, also participated.
Founded in 2011, PhishMe aims to help companies thwart phishing attacks and other threats to business networks through consistent employee training, including spear phishing tests and other phishing simulations.
Cloud adoption is growing, but companies aren’t taking security into account the way they should. A fresh Ponemon Institute survey shows that many businesses simply aren’t adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud.