Security

Ransomware persists even as high-profile attacks have slowed

In the months since President Joe Biden warned Russia's Vladimir Putin that he needed to crack down on ransomware gangs in his country, there hasn't been a massive attack like the one last May that resulted in gasoline shortages. ...

Security

'Holy moly!': Inside Texas' fight against a ransomware hack

It was the start of a steamy Friday two Augusts ago when Jason Whisler settled in for a working breakfast at the Coffee Ranch restaurant in the Texas Panhandle city of Borger. The most pressing agenda item for city officials ...

Business

Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTok

Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship surrounding ...

Security

Australia ramps up cyber spending after state-backed attacks

Australia unveiled the "largest-ever" boost in cybersecurity spending Tuesday, days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke out about a wave of state-sponsored attacks suspected to have been carried out by China.

Consumer & Gadgets

Lyft looking to add food, medical supplies delivery service

Ride-sharing company Lyft says it is exploring government and health care partnerships to create safer earning opportunities for drivers by having them deliver medical supplies, food and other items.

Energy & Green Tech

Trump administration says it will approve largest solar farm in US

Federal officials plan to approve a massive solar farm with energy storage in the desert outside Las Vegas, paving the way for a $1-billion project that will provide electricity to Nevada residents served by billionaire Warren ...

Engineering

Israel's drone industry becomes global force

In a fierce battle for market share against world superpowers China and the United States, Israel's drone industry likes to say it has a secret weapon—military experience.

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