After Google went public with a Microsoft Windows flaw just days before Redmond issued the fix, it’s not surprising that January’s Patch Tuesday is hyper-focused on the flagship operating system.
Hackers who claim affiliation with the Islamic State took over the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. military’s Central Command, maintaining control over the social media accounts for about 30 minutes.
President Barack Obama has called on Congress to enact federal law to force American firms to be more forthcoming with updates when credit card data and other consumer info are stolen in online breaches.
Days before Thanksgiving, computers at Sony Pictures flashed a grim message from hackers. In the end, they crippled the network, destroyed systems, wiped them clean, and even took all the data.
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