This weekend's global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems and security software, cybersecurity experts said.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 02:34 PM PDT
An Alert Researcher, Teamwork Helped Stem Huge Cyberattack
The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain...
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 04:38 PM PDT
Elon Musk Moves Forward With 'Boring' Traffic Remedy
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk can claim a perhaps unparalleled string of visionary company creations -- PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company.
The Boring Company?
"We're trying to dig a hole under LA,"...
Our online world is uncertain, with cyber security breaches happening frequently. NBC 7’s Weekend Morning anchors Megan Tevrizian and Steven Luke talk about cyber security in San Diego with Peter Martini...
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 03:43 PM PDT
Global 'WannaCry' Ransomware Cyberattack Seeks Cash for Data
A global "ransomware" cyberattack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain's crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government...
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 09:18 PM PDT
Global Extortion Cyberattack Hits Dozens of Nations
Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies.
It was believed to...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 03:34 PM PDT
Microsoft Aims to Create a More Versatile Windows 10
Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices.
The added bells and...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 01:44 PM PDT
Tesla's Highly Anticipated Solar Roof Tiles Hit The Market
Tesla's new solar roof tiles, a sleek alternative to solar panels for those seeking to power their homes through solar energy, have hit the market, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:40 AM PDT
Snap CEO, Co-Founder Could Lose More Than $1B Each
Snapchat's poorly-received first earnings report and subsequent drop in stock led CEO Evan Spiegel to lose more than the $750 million he received in a stock bonus for completing his company's initial public...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 03:47 AM PDT
What's Holding Back Self-Driving Cars? Human Drivers
In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis.