News tagged with public websites

Hackers take aim at Nasdaq, Bats websites

Hackers have targeted the public websites of the operators of the Nasdaq and Bats stock exchanges over the past two days with cyberattacks that disrupted the sites but had no impact on trading.

Feb 15, 2012
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Downadup Worm Hits Over 3.5 Million Computers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Security firm F-Secure has advised that the Downadup worm has spread to more than 3.5 million computers by exploiting a vulnerability Microsoft patched last October. This is achieved by trying ...

Jan 16, 2009 weblog
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Holding on to microbloggers

To be successful and to keep users coming back for more so-called microblogging services, of which Twitter is probably the most well known have to be useful, easy to use and be enjoyable otherwise new users will abandon the ...

Sep 23, 2013
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LinkedIn IPO stirs Internet bubble fears

LinkedIn, the professional-networking website firm, said Tuesday it expects to be worth as much as $4 billion when it goes public soon, sparking fears of another Internet bubble. ...

May 18, 2011
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US Marshals to auction seized bitcoin

The U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday it will auction roughly $18 million in bitcoins seized last fall from Silk Road, a website that was effectively the eBay of illegal drugs.

Jun 12, 2014
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Police website hacked in Pakistan

Hackers attacked the website of police in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi late on Thursday but no sensitive data has been compromised, an official said.

May 15, 2014
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Pakistan blocks Twitter over contentious tweets

(AP) -- Pakistan blocked the social networking website Twitter for much of Sunday because it refused to remove tweets considered offensive to Islam, said one of the country's top telecommunications officials.

May 20, 2012
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China censors web after tax riots

China on Friday blocked online access to news of riots by thousands of people who clashed with police in an eastern manufacturing city in what began as a protest over taxes.

Oct 28, 2011
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