Source code belonging to VMWare has leaked to the internet after apparently being stolen by a hacker who claims to have obtained it from a Chinese firm’s network.
IT consumerization and the cloud will actually elevate the importance of IT within a company, as both a service and a strategic focus, writes Peter Kretzman.
Police in four nations arrested 25 alleged participants in the Anonymous collective Tuesday for attacks against web sites in Columbia and Chile dating from the middle of 2011.
The alleged accomplice of an accused cable-modem hacker testified in court on Wednesday that the suspect taught him how to pirate cable service using hacked firmware and cloned Mac addresses.
Well, the letter that ended Mark Hurd’s tenure as CEO of HP has finally been published, and the seedy allegations of Hurd’s relationship with former Playboy model and B Movie actress Jodie Fisher are now public. Oracle says the letter was “recanted by Ms. Fisher,” who “admitted it was full of inaccuracies.” But if the pickup techniques alleged in it are true, Hurd definitely gets a spot as the coiner of a few of the top tech pickup techniques of all time.
Not that you should necessarily believe Iran’s claims about the U.S. drone it captured, but: It’s possible to spoof a drone’s GPS. It’s harder than the Iranians make it seem. But it’s doable, and if the Iranians did it, add that to the list of security flaws with the U.S. fleet of flying robots.