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How to Recover From an Enterprise Server Hack

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With enterprise hacks on the rise, organizations must be vigilant in recovering their assets. Failure to do so will inevitably result in financial losses, tarnished reputations, and official penalties. A PwC report revealed that there was an 81% increase in enterprise security hacks. It further informed that adversaries targeted servers in all business places, small and large, and that no ... Read More »

Chinese Firm Says It Did All It Could Ahead of Cyber-Attack

A Chinese electronics maker that has recalled products sold in the US said Tuesday it did all it could to prevent a massive cyber-attack that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology has said some of its web-connected cameras and digital recorders became compromised because customers failed to change their default passwords. Liu Yuexin, Xiongmai’s ... Read More »

Yahoo Restores Automatic Email Forwarding After Brief Outage

Yahoo says it has restored automatic email forwarding after a brief outage sent a flutter of indignation across the internet. Yahoo Mail executive Michael Albers says in a statement the feature had been disabled as Yahoo upgraded its platform. News of the outage , first reported by The Associated Press, came following Yahoo’s announcementthat millions accounts had been compromised by ... Read More »

PayPal Founder Raises $100 Million for New Payments Startup ‘Affirm’

Affirm, a startup led by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, said Thursday it secured $100 million (roughly Rs. 667 crores) in financing to expand its consumer lending business that aims to disrupt the credit card industry. The financial tech company said it had obtained the line of credit from investment bank Morgan Stanley. That brings Affirm’s financing to over $400 million (roughly ... Read More »

Your Website Needs a Live Chat Made for Car Dealers

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A new generation of consumers is starting to buy cars, and they have been long awaited by the industry. For years, critics believed that record low numbers of young people with driver’s licenses and car ownership meant that Millennials were going to drive big new changes in transportation. As it turns out, as with many other hallmarks of adulthood such ... Read More »

Salesforce to Urge Regulators to Scrutinise Microsoft’s LinkedIn Acquisition

Salesforce.com, months after losing out on a bid for LinkedIn, is urging regulators to scrutinize Microsoft’s acquisition of the social network, alleging that the deal would pose a threat to competition and privacy. Salesforce plans to tell US and European antitrust officials it has concerns about the combination, Chief Legal Officer Burke Norton said in a statement Thursday. The $26.2 ... Read More »

Facebook Inflated Key Video Advertising Metrics for 2 Years

Facebook inflated video advertising metrics by between 60 and 80 percent The company did not include views that lasted less than three seconds Facebook is fixing the issue by introducing two new metrics Facebook may have angered a lot of ad buyers and marketers. According to a recent report, Facebook grossly overestimated the average viewing time for video ads on ... Read More »

Internet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations

Nearly 7.9 million domain name registrations were added to the Internet in the second quarter of 2016 globally – a growth rate of 2.4 percent over the first quarter – global domain and internet service provider VeriSign Inc. said on Wednesday. It brings the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 334.6 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of ... Read More »

Taiwan Asks Google to Blur Images Showing New South China Sea Facilities

Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei’s sole holding in the disputed South China Sea. The revelation of new military-related construction could raise tensions in the contested waterway, where China’s building of airstrips and other facilities has worried other ... Read More »

TorrentHound Shuts Down Voluntarily, Joins Kickass Torrents and Torrentz.eu

TorrentHound has been shut down by its founder Torrent website was founded back in 2007 Kickass Torrents and Torrentz.eu were shut down earlier this year It seems like online piracy has left its glory days behind, as another major player -TorrentHound – has finally decided to call it quits. After Kickass Torrents and Torrentz.eu, TorrentHound has become the third torrent ... Read More »