February 19, 2013

First Facebook, Now Apple Hit by Hackers

Finkle & Menn, Reuters


AP Photo

(Reuters) - Apple Inc was recently attacked by hackers who infected the Macintosh computers of some employees, the company said on Tuesday in an unprecedented disclosure that described the widest known cyber attacks against Apple-made computers to date.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Apple, Facebook, Hackers

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

Silicon Valley companies love to remind us they are on a mission to change the world. Perhaps, although I confess I’m slightly suspicious given their obvious relentless pursuit of funding, acquisitions, getting acquired,... more ››
October 18, 2013
5 Things to Know About Facebook and Teen Privacy
Kristin Burnham, IW
Facebook is changing its privacy settings again, this time with a few new updates that impact its youngest users: 13- to 17-year-olds. According to Facebook, when new users in this age group sign up for an account, the initial... more ››
October 24, 2013
Facebook's Three Censorship Dilemmas
Theresa Sauter, The Conversation
In the past few days, Facebook has gone full circle on its policy around censoring violent material.After much back-and-forth on whether a graphic video showing the beheading of a woman should be banned or not, on October 22 the... more ››
October 13, 2013
You're Not Just a Product, You're an Ad
Josh Constine, TC
For some people, the gut reaction to the practice of social advertising is a combination of disgust, paranoia, and anger. Being used to shill products make people feel…used. They demand privacy and control. Meanwhile, some... more ››
October 23, 2013
Apple's War on Pixels
Matt Buchanan, New Yorker
Now that even the cheapest computers can easily perform everyday tasks like browsing the Web and streaming video, the beauty of a higher-resolution display is immediately apparent, particularly as our devices evolve toward being... more ››