Further details are emerging on the massive data breach at US hospital operator Community Health Systems (CHS) that saw around 4.5 million patient records being leaked.
Security vendor TrustedSec claimed yesterday that the "Heartbleed" in the open source cryptographic library was to blame for the data breach.
Credit and debit card information belonging to customers who did business at 51 UPS Store Inc. locations in 24 states this year may have been compromised as the result of an intrusion into the company's networks.
In a statement Wednesday, UPS said it was recently notified by law enforcement officials about a "broad-based malware intrusion" of its systems.
When consumers want to download applications on their smartphones and tablets, it's usually Google or Apple that's assigned the role of gatekeeper.
But is that the way it has to be? Verizon on Wednesday denied a report by The Information that the carrier is prepping an app store for devices running Google's Android operating system.
We're often told that having a kill switch in our mobile devices - mostly our smartphones - is a good thing. At a basic level, that's hard to disagree with. If every mobile device had a built-in kill switch, theft would go down. Who'd waste their time over a device that probably won't work for very long?
He was Microsoft's 30th employee, its first business manager and CEO for over a decade. Now, after 34 years with the company, Steve Ballmer is leaving Microsoft behind. In a letter to Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new CEO, Ballmer explained that he's leaving the company's board of directors effective immediately. "I have become very busy," he explains.