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Zero Day Weekly: Cyber national emergency, GitHub and Slack nailed, Android malware less than 1 percent
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending April 3, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
US declares cybercrime a 'national emergency', threatens sanctions against hackers, online espionage
Sanctions will hit cyber criminals where it hurts - in the pocket, says the White House.
Two agents who were part of the United States government's investigation into the Silk Road online underground marketplace have been charged with allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin.
SEC Chair Mary Jo White posited the new rules provide entrepreneurs with a more "workable path" in raising money and attracting investors.
On the financial side of the spectrum, Yahoo's board also approved a new multi-billion stock buyback program.
Other cloud giants with FedRAMP status handed down by other U.S. Government departments include Microsoft Office 365 and Amazon Web Services.
PayPal allegedly failed to adequately screen its transactions, which included black market trading, violating sanctions by the US government.
A new bill has been introduced to make sharing cyberthreat data between corporations and the government less risky -- legally.
Considering running for office one day? Buy your domain name now. If you don't, what happened to newly announced presidential candidate Ted Cruz can happen to you.
The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by one of the sponsors of SOPA, shows its complete disregard for both good taste and copyright in a shocking display of GIF overload.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 20, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The Internet giant first unveiled its Prime-branded drone delivery program in late 2013 -- much to the simultaneous amazement and cautious fear of consumers everywhere.
The flight path between Washington and Silicon Valley is now a well-established nerd bird route.
Amazon's involvement stems from its ongoing commitment to the White House's Climate Data Initiative.
Sonny Hashmi leaves the General Services Administration to join the cloud storage company as its new managing director for government.
After a recent trip to Lebanon, CNET's Esther Dyson stresses the importance of being sensitive to local cultures and customs when expanding globally. She tells ZDNet's Dan Farber which companies she thinks are doing a good job and explains what international governments should do to secure U.S. investment.
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- 4 Presidential gadgets: What technology does Obama use?
- 5 Americans' privacy worries, DHS: it's not 2003 anymore, spies in the sky [Government IT News]