The hackers seemed to be everywhere. In one of the largest-ever corporate espionage efforts, cyberattackers alleged to be working for China’s intelligence services stole volumes of intellectual property, security clearance details and other records from scores of companies over the past several years. They got access to systems with prospecting secrets for mining company Rio
Month: December 2019
Security camera startup Wyze has confirmed it suffered a data leak earlier this month that may have left the personal information for millions of its customers exposed on the internet. No passwords or financial information was exposed, but email addresses, Wi-Fi network IDs and body metrics were left unprotected from Dec. 4 through Dec. 26,
On the heels of a record-breaking holiday shopping season, United Parcel Service is anticipating a record number of shipped returns. UPS said Thursday that it expects to process 1.9 million return packages on Jan. 2, what the shipper calls “National Returns Day,” when it expects peak gift returns. That’s up 26% from a year ago.
A self-proclaimed hacker, who allegedly has access to more than 300 million iCloud accounts and blackmailed the Cupertino tech giant Apple, recently, pleaded guilty in London. The 22-year-old Kerem Albayrak from North London threatened to factory reset iCloud accounts if Apple fails to give his demands. He was sentenced recently to a two-year suspended jail
The average person will pocket $1,503 per month in Social Security income in 2020, but millions of retired workers will receive $1,000 per month or less. Will you wind up collecting more in benefits than that? Skyrocketing healthcare costs make maximizing your Social Security benefits more important than ever, yet many Americans aren’t familiar with
The new arrivals on Netflix typically tend to taper off at the end of the month, but with the holidays approaching, the last few days of December are going to be busier than usual for the streaming service. For many Netflix subscribers, the most anticipated addition of the month has to be the second season
As tax season heats up, your mailbox will be flooded with tax-related forms. While many have familiar names and numbers, a slew of new schedules was introduced in recent years. Each has a particular purpose and carries information critical to completing your tax return. Here are this year’s most important tax forms, including how to
This August, Molly Stillman logged on to her lifestyle blog to update a few popular old posts, freshening them up so they would continue to attract traffic from Pinterest and search engines. She was horrified at what she discovered. “There were [links] for, you know, anal bleaching, which is apparently a thing. I mean, just
With Netflix still laser-focused on expanding its library of original content, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Netflix’s selection of movie titles has shrunk quite a bit over the past few years. As we highlighted just a few weeks ago, the number of movie titles on Netflix dropped by 40% over the
With the streaming landscape more crowded and competitive than ever, Netflix has become a bit more willing to reveal information it previously made a point of keeping secret. Indeed, it wasn’t until a few months ago that Netflix, for the first time, started to disclose the most-watched shows on its platform in a given month.