Google Play apps downloaded 300,000 times stole bank credentials
Researchers said they’ve discovered a batch of apps downloaded from Google Play more than 300,000 times before the apps were revealed to be banking trojans that surreptitiously siphoned user passwords and two-factor authentication codes, logged keystrokes, and took screenshots. The apps—posing as QR scanners, PDF scanners, and cryptocurrency wallets—belonged... Read more
Building a (Big) Data Pipeline the Right Way
External data can be used to improve overall business performance. First, however, dig deeper into the way external data is sourced and implemented into management practices. External data is increasing in utility yearly. As acquisition becomes more ubiquitous and accessible to smaller businesses, applications for external data proliferate. Proper... Read more
The best Amazon Cyber Monday deals you can get right now
This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by topic, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the perfect gift. mBlack Friday chaos is winding down and Cyber Monday is your last day to get in on some of the best deals... Read more
A Hacking Spree Against Iran Spills Out Into the Physical World
In April 2020 hackers infiltrated the systems of an Israeli water-pumping station and tampered with equipment. Individual pumps started malfunctioning as officials scrambled to keep water supplies flowing for millions of people. After the incident, which has been linked to Iran, officials said the damage could have been much... Read more
Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer pre-alpha demo will debut on Steam
Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Sega and Relic Entertainment said they’re launching a demo for Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer on... Read more
The best charities for helping animals
If you care about animals and want to reduce their suffering, but aren’t sure exactly how, Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) is an organization that might be able to help. The California-based nonprofit puts out an annual guide for recommended animal charities, and it just released its list for this... Read more
How to Realize Your Dream of Becoming a Digital Nomad
The evolving idea of a digital nomad hit turbo speed when the pandemic began. At its most basic, the concept of being a digital nomad boils down to choosing where you want to live and working for yourself. It’s a beautiful combination of an adventurer and a freelancer, a... Read more
41 must-have Cyber Monday deals that end at midnight tonight
This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by topic, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the perfect gift. Cyber Monday is finally here and it’s your last chance to score some huge discounts on a lot of great products. In most... Read more
50 Best Cyber Monday Laptop Deals and Home Office Deals (2021)
MacBook Air. Photograph: Apple  B&H, Best Buy ($900) This deal is just $50 higher than the best price we’ve seen on our favorite MacBook. You get powerful performance, a sharp and colorful 13-inch screen, all-day battery life, and total silence thanks to the fanless design. Be sure to have... Read more
Armis expands past IoT with $300M for ‘comprehensive’ asset security
Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Armis, which provides a visibility and security platform for all assets within an enterprise including IT and IoT, announced it has raised... Read more