In case you missed it over the weekend, MacRumors reports that Apple has updated OS X’s built-in XProtect malware definitions list to include the Mac.BackDoor.iWorm malware we reported on late last week. The iWorm malware allegedly managed to infect more than 17,000 Macs worldwide, and it was apparently using a (now closed) Minecraftserverlists board on Continue Reading →
Yahoo servers were infiltrated in the past two weeks by hackers who exploited the widespread Shellshock vulnerability, according to an independent security researcher. Yahoo said on Monday that no user data was at risk. The Internet addresses of the breached Yahoo servers indicate that one was a Yahoo Sports server, according to a report by Continue Reading →
Redbox Instant by Verizon
Redbox Instant, the streaming video service jointly operated by Redbox and Verizon, is shutting down on October 7. Redbox Instant subscribers were informed via email Saturday of the shutdown, and a notice posted to the website reads: “Thank you for being a part of Redbox Instant by Verizon. Please be aware that the service will Continue Reading →
We’ve been hearing from real-life Tony Stark inspiration Elon Musk about his hopes for sending humans to Mars for a few years now. But in a new interview, the SpaceX founder shares a vision that’s far more grandiose than building a small base on the fourth rock from the sun. He envisions a Martian metropolis Continue Reading →
Computing giant Hewlett-Packard has confirmed its plan to split into two companies, and will cut another 5,000 jobs in the process of carrying out the breakup. As originally reported, the plan calls for the creation of two new companies. HP Inc. is to be focused on the personal computing and printing business, and to include Continue Reading →
Finding parking spaces has never been fun, but the SpotHero app is doing everything it can to make your life easier. The app now lets you reserve on-demand parking, saving you time and energy, while simplifying the parking process and revolutionizing parking in cities across the US. Whether you’re hunting for a spot, worried about getting a Continue Reading →
While a lot of the calls we make may come from our mobile devices, home phone lines still hold many of our most important calls. Vonage recently announced that its customers can now make and receive unlimited nationwide and international calls with their home phone service anywhere they are through their smartphone. The inbound calling function Continue Reading →