Oklahoma pension fund reports $4.2 million cyber theft

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Officials with the pension system for retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and other state law enforcement officers say the FBI is investigating after computer hackers stole $4.2 million in funds. A notice posted on the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System website on Friday said no pension benefits of any members […]

The first ever black hole image lands scientists $3 million prize

[ad_1] The prize will be split between the 347 scientists that worked on the ground-breaking project, which produced the very first image of a black hole. The data behind the image — which could confirm or at least pose significant questions about our understanding of the universe — was equivalent to the number of selfies […]

Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million

[ad_1] The FTC approved the fine last month, but this is the first time the dollar amount has been reported. At the moment, details on the other terms of the settlement are unavailable. Just last week, we learned that YouTube is allegedly planning to ban targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It’s unclear if […]

Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC'

[ad_1] There’s still no official time frame for when you can expect to use Forge maps, although it won’t be for a while when the developers plan to stagger MCC-tuned releases of each Halo game on PC. All the same, it could be appreciated by fans. Microsoft and 343 initially released MCC in a messy, […]

Ride-hailing firm Grab to invest $500 million in Vietnam

[ad_1] The latest investment in Vietnam will be used on a range of services as well as expanding transport, food and payment offerings Ride-hailing giant Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million over five years in Vietnam, the company’s latest expansion in a key Southeast Asian market. The Singapore-based firm has grown rapidly […]

Ride-hailing firm Grab to invest $500 million in Vietnam

[ad_1] The latest investment in Vietnam will be used on a range of services as well as expanding transport, food and payment offerings Ride-hailing giant Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million over five years in Vietnam, the company’s latest expansion in a key Southeast Asian market. The Singapore-based firm has grown rapidly […]

Google Play app with 100 million downloads executed secret payloads

[ad_1] The perils of Google Play are once again on display with the discovery of an app with 100 million downloads that contained a malicious component that downloaded secret payloads onto infected Android devices. Throughout most of its life, CamScanner was a legitimate app that provided useful functions for scanning and managing documents, researchers from […]