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Scholars, infosec experts call for action on Russian hacking

In the wake of reports about Russian involvement in fake news and hacks against political targets leading up to the recent presidential election, scholars and security experts are calling for federal action.As of Sunday, 158 scholars have signed an …

SIEMs-as-a-service addresses needs of small, midsize enterprises

The city of Lewiston, in north central Idaho, has a population of around 32,000 and an information systems budget of around $800,000 a year.But it wasn’t too small for attackers. For example, the city council meetings, streamed online, were being wa…

Report: Most cybercriminals earn $1,000 to $3,000 a month

Most cybercriminals make between $1,000 and $3,000 a month, but 20 percent earn $20,000 a month or more, according to a recent report.The data is based on a survey conducted by a closed underground community, said report author Andrei Barysevich, di…

Vrideo folds, will other VR video platforms follow?

Vrideo folds, will other VR video platforms follow?

There are a lot of 360-degree videos out there and more arriving all the time. They seem to be a killer application for virtual reality. Even the lowest-cost mobile-based headsets — the kind you…

My Daydream View arrived and it is awesome

My Daydream View arrived and it is awesome

Back in early October, I ran out and bought the new Google Pixel phone the day it came out, and immediately put through an order for my free Daydream View VR headset. Last week,…

Ransomware victims able to thwart attacks, report says

The vast majority of companies hit by ransomware attacks were able to stop the attacks by either preventing the malware from getting to their files, by successfully decrypting the files, or by restoring the files from backups, according to a report …