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  • Victims of Yahoo data breach can sue in the United States

    Yahoo has been ordered by a federal judge to face much of a lawsuit in the United States claiming that the personal information of all 3 billion users was compromised in a series of data breaches.

    Written by Reuters13 March 18 09:07
  • ​Humans playing big role in data breaches: report

    Humans continue to play a significant role in data breaches and cyber security incidents, fulfilling the roles of threat actors, targeted victims and incident response stakeholders, according to new research.

    Written by Byron Connolly15 Feb. 17 12:10
  • ​Yahoo sale: ‘Alliances of the weak’ rarely work

    Yahoo will continue to struggle despite its $4.83 billion sale to Verizon as ‘alliances of the weak’ in an attempt to make a single strong competitor very rarely work, according to Warwick Business School’s John Colley.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 July 16 11:09
  • The IoT company behind the curtain

    Greenwave Chief Scientist Jim Hunter explores the promise of the Internet of Things – and the challenges it still faces.

    Written by John Gallant03 May 16 20:08
  • 90% of all industries suffer medical data breaches

    ​A surprising 90 per cent of all industries experience breaches leading to stolen medical records, proving patient data theft is an issue that stems beyond the health sector, a new report said.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner14 Jan. 16 11:54
  • Verizon LTE now available for IoT devices

    Verizon on Tuesday announced U.S. availability of chipsets for Internet of Things devices that can connect to its LTE network.

    Written by Matt Hamblen01 Dec. 15 17:01
  • FCC to probe Verizon, AT&T over contract lock-in

    The FCC announced late last week that it would investigate Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink and Frontier over highly strict service terms in wireline business service contracts, which critics say lock customers into their deals unfairly.

    Written by Jon Gold20 Oct. 15 17:37
  • Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

    A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up this morning to find that their service was down. And for many, the problem lasted for about 8 hours.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 May 15 02:45
  • Verizon (probably) dominates U.S. wireless service providers

    The numbers filed with the SEC seem pretty inarguable. Verizon dominates the U.S. wireless carrier industry, both in terms of total subscribers and in a key metric called ARPU, or average revenue per user. AT&T is maintaining its position in second place, Sprint is headed south in a hurry, and T-Mobile is making some un-profits in its new role as the un-carrier, but showing signs of a recovery.

    Written by Jon Gold21 May 15 02:16