Major Intel Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought

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Last week, Intel disclosed a serious security flaw that could be used to gain remote access to business computers without the OS ever knowing such access had occurred. Now we know the situation is even worse than we thought.

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Yahoo Makes Plans Amid Doubts Over Verizon Deal


Yahoo has disclosed in a filing with federal regulators that following the sale of its operating business to Verizon, the company will restructure its board and change its name. It also warned that a massive hack disclosed last year could imperil its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon. Yahoo will operate as an investment company after the Verizon deal closes, it reported in the filing. It will reduce its board to five members, with David Filo, Eddy Hartenstein, Richard Hill, Marissa Meyer, Jayne Shaw and Maynard Webb departing from the board.

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Hack of Half a Billion Records Takes Shine Off Yahoo's Data Trove


Yahoo on Thursday disclosed that a data breach in late 2014 resulted in the theft of information from at least 500 million customer accounts. Based on a recent investigation, it appears that state-sponsored hackers carried out the attack, the company said. Account information compromised includes names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords, and encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. Payment card and bank account information was not compromised, according to Yahoo.

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Report: 100 Ways to Improve Federal Cybersecurity


The U.S. government was shaken last year when the Office of Personnel Management disclosed that employment records affecting 21.5 million people had been breached. The Obama administration initiated several comprehensive actions designed to shore up federal data protection — including an immediate 30-day cybersecurity sprint. A parallel initiative that the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council launched in July revealed that federal agencies still have a long way to go to strengthen cybersecurity performance.

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Oculus Rift preorders start at $599, with first units shipping Mar. 28

Article Image Oculus on Wednesday disclosed the long-awaited preorder details of its Oculus Rift VR headset, which will cost $599, and first begin shipping on March 28.

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Apple plans $5 billion bond offering to fund share buybacks, dividends

Apple on Monday disclosed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is gearing up to sell another $5 billion in debt through a new bond offering.



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Here comes the Apple Watch: Apple announces ship date

When Apple reported a record profit of $18 billion on Tuesday it also disclosed the timing of one the most anticipated products this year, the Apple Watch.

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Bose and Apple's Beats announce settlement of patent infringement lawsuit

Premium audio company Bose and Apple-owned Beats Electronics disclosed on Friday that they have settled their patent infringement dispute out of court, preventing a potential trial between the two competitors.



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New Flash flaw could let attackers control Macs, Adobe urges users to update

Adobe on Monday disclosed a new vulnerability in its Flash platform that may allow attackers to remotely take over and control Macs, PCs, and Linux machines and advised users to update their system as quickly as possible.



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