A bunch of kids probably pulled off the biggest DDoS hack ever

A bunch of kids probably pulled off the biggest DDoS hack ever Millions of people in the eastern U.S. woke up on a Friday morning in October to find large parts of the internet not working. No Twitter. No Netflix. No Spotify. The issue, as we later learned, was an...

Samsung Recalling Almost 2.8M Washers Due to Impact Injuries

Samsung Recalling Almost 2.8M Washers Due to Impact Injuries Samsung has one more fire to put out: The South Korean company announced on Friday that it was recalling 2.8 million top-load washing machines, following reports of “impact injuries” that included a broken...
America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack

America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack

America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack The recent cyberattack that rendered more than 1,200 websites unreachable was a warning. Experts say a similar, or larger, attack could be launched tomorrow, and we’d be powerless to prevent it. No one seems to know who was behind...
IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time

IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time

IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time At the Jamf Nation User Conference yesterday, designed for IT management professionals, IBM VP of Workplace as a Service Fletcher Previn talked about IBM’s decision to start letting employees choose...
Mailchimp Sends a Billion Emails a Day. That’s the Easy Part

Mailchimp Sends a Billion Emails a Day. That’s the Easy Part

Mailchimp Sends a Billion Emails a Day. That’s the Easy Part MAILCHIMP SENDS MORE than a billion emails a day. That’s its business. The company operates a service that lets anyone send out messages en masse to their customers or followers. And by the end of the year,...