News tagged with computing services

US report blasts China, Russia for cybercrime

(AP) -- Cyberattacks by Chinese and Russian intelligence services, as well corporate hackers in those countries, have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, and that stolen information ...

Nov 03, 2011
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'Uncharted' videogame packs action movie punch

The line between videogames and action films blurred further on Tuesday with Sony's release of an eye-popping, pulse-revving "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" title for PlayStation 3 consoles.

Nov 01, 2011
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Oracle buys 'cloud' service firm RightNow

Enterprise software giant Oracle said Monday it had struck a deal to buy RightNow Technologies, which helps companies manage their cloud computing activities, for $1.5 billion.

Oct 24, 2011
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Cloud computing: Gaps in the 'cloud'

Researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum have found a massive security gap at Amazon Cloud Services. Using different methods of attack (signature wrapping and cross site scripting) they tested the system which was deemed "safe". ...

Oct 24, 2011
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Review: iCloud 'just works' for songs, so far

Syncing music from your iPhone or iPad across computers has got to be one of the least enjoyable experiences in Apple's computing ecosystem. The advent of iCloud was meant to lift the headaches of this cord-reliant ...

Oct 19, 2011
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NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports

(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.

Oct 11, 2011
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US helps Ukraine crack bank hacking scheme

US agents have helped Ukrainian authorities uncover a group of computer hackers who used forged banking details to steal some $20 million from private US accounts, officials said Monday.

Aug 22, 2011
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