A newspaper in St Louis, Missouri, which discovered that the social security numbers of school teachers, administrators and counsellors across the state were publicly exposed and informed the authorities, has been threatened with unspecified action by the state's governor.
GUEST OPINION by Linton Burling, GM, Vault Cloud: At the start of 2020, IDC predicted that public and private cloud spending would outperform “traditional IT spending” – think on-premise IT and legacy applications - in the forthcoming year. Of course, they weren’t accounting for a global pandemic, which has sent cloud spending into the stratosphere, while traditional IT spending wanes.
ANALYSIS The assertion by Microsoft President Brad Smith during a 60 Minutes interview with CBS on Sunday that the supply chain attack revealed by security firm FireEye in December was "the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen" has once again raised the question of the extent to which Microsoft was involved in this attack.
Three top unnamed anti-virus companies located in the US appear to have been hacked by a collective that communicates in both Russian and English, and is offering to sell source code belonging to these firms, plus network access, for more than US$300,000.
The same fate that befell big data analytics company Splunk last month — having to pull out of doing business in Russia — is likely to be shared by many Australian technology companies in the same or other countries once the Federal Government's encryption law begins to make its presence felt.
Big data analytics company Splunk has announced that it would no longer sell its software and services to organisations in Russia.
Microsoft released the source code for MS-DOS v1.25 and v2.0 on GitHub at the beginning of this month.
Apple has confirmed that the source code for iBoot from a version of iOS was posted on GitHub on Thursday, with the company forced to make the admission as it filed a DMCA takedown request to the hosting site.
Russian government sources appear to have gained access to the source code of Kaspersky's anti-virus software, if a report that Moscow was using the program to look for classified US government documents is to be believed.
Microsoft has admitted that a part of its Windows 10 source code has leaked on the Web even as the site that claimed that 32TB had leaked quietly toned down the headline on its story.
A massive leak of Microsoft's internal Windows builds has been reported to have taken place on the private website Beta Archive, along with huge chunks of source code.
Microsoft will have to make changes in its source code if called upon to do so by the US Department of Defence to serve its objectives, according to a new US$927 million contract signed by the two entities.
After nearly 20 years, Apogee Software has unearthed the source code (or what's left of it) for its classic FPS, Blake Stone: Planet Strike.
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