Software

Trial set for Latvian accused of running malware operation

May 6, 2018

Jury selection is set to begin in Virginia in the trial of a Latvian man accused of running a hacking operation offering malware products and services to cybercriminals

Supreme Court to hear Google class action settlement case

Apr 30, 2018

The Supreme Court has agreed to review the settlement of a class action lawsuit involving Google, where the settlement agreement largely directed money to organizations rather than search engine users

Whistleblower: School used software to get more state money

Apr 23, 2018

Regulators are reviewing a whistleblower's claims that Ohio's largest online charter school used new software that it installed in 2016 to intentionally inflate attendance figures

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Apr 19, 2018

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on a criminal indictment

The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

Apr 19, 2018

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus got more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on criminal indictment

Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

Apr 17, 2018

Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices

Boeing says effect from computer virus was limited

Mar 29, 2018

Airplane maker Boeing is hit by the wannacry computer virus but company says the intrusion caused little damage

Baltimore: Ransomware attack hobbled city's dispatch system

Mar 29, 2018

Baltimore officials have confirmed ransomware attack temporarily hobbled the city's 911 dispatch system last weekend

Selfie medicine: Phone apps push people to take their pills

Mar 28, 2018

Scientists are studying new apps for pill-taking for diseases where medication matters.

Appeals court finds Google infringed on Oracle's Java

Mar 27, 2018

A federal appeals court has overturned a decision in a long-running legal battle over whether Google infringed on Oracle's Java programming language to build its hugely popular mobile operating system, Android

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