Create equitable experiences to empower your employees

And it’s more important than ever for companies to evaluate the new technologies teams are implementing to ensure they are facilitating the desired outcomes, as well as to assess a particular technology’s potential application to other areas and teams in the company. “In a sales organization, for example, certain teams may have access to certain […]

Attackers can force Amazon Echos to hack themselves with self-issued commands

Enlarge / A group of Amazon Echo smart speakers, including Echo Studio, Echo, and Echo Dot models. (Photo by Neil Godwin/Future Publishing via Getty Images) T3 Magazine/Getty Images reader comments 19 with 14 posters participating Share this story Academic researchers have devised a new working exploit that commandeers Amazon Echo smart speakers and forces them […]

Hackers stoke pandemonium amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

Elena Lacey | Getty Images reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story On Thursday, hackers defaced a Russian Space Research Institute website and leaked files that they allege are stolen from Roscosmos, the Russian space agency. Their message? “Leave Ukraine alone else Anonymous will f*ck you up even more.” Meanwhile a DDoS […]

Activists are using ads to sneak real news to Russians about Ukraine

Many of the ads are run by the “news and media website” Ukraine War, while others are run by the “social media agency” Safe Ukraine. They include emotive videos of captured Russian soldiers tearfully calling their parents back home to reveal the reality of what war is like, alongside text exhorting Russians to speak out […]

Why Ethereum is switching to proof of stake and how it will work

In Bitcoin’s proof of work, that investment is hardware. Roughly every 10 minutes, Bitcoin miners compete to solve a puzzle. The winner appends the next block to the chain and claims new bitcoins in the form of the block reward. But finding the solution is like trying to win a lottery. You have to guess […]

Griffin on Tech: Ukraine’s tech community goes to war

Peter Griffin, Editor. 04 March 2022, 4:42 pm The last time you watched TV news footage of buildings being blown to bits, the images probably came from Aleppo or Benghazi. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is different. This is a country of 44 million people that has aspirations to be part of the European Union. […]

Cybercriminals who breached Nvidia issue one of the most unusual demands ever

reader comments 11 with 11 posters participating Share this story Data extortionists who stole up to 1 terabyte of data from Nvidia have delivered one of the most unusual ultimatums ever in the annals of cybercrime: allow Nvidia’s graphics cards to mine cryptocurrencies faster or face the imminent release of the company’s crown-jewel source code. […]

Google Play app downloaded more than 10,000 times contained data-stealing RAT

reader comments 5 with 5 posters participating Share this story A malicious app downloaded from Google Play more than 10,000 times surreptitiously installed a remote access trojan that stole users’ passwords, text messages, and other confidential data, a security firm reported. The trojan, which goes under the names TeaBot and Anatsa, came to light last […]

Conti cybergang gloated when leaking victims’ data. Now the tables are turned

reader comments 24 with 18 posters participating Share this story For months, members of Conti—among the most ruthless of the dozens of ransomware gangs in existence—gloated about publicly sharing the data they stole from the victims they hacked. Now, members are learning what it’s like to be on the receiving end of a major breach […]