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Microsoft surpasses Apple as the world‘s most valuable publicly traded company as Microsoft‘s big be

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) – surpasses as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company as ’s big bet in cloud pays off. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our before commenting.   Click to and View Comments Click to Hide

The Latest: Marriott data breach among largest

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 BETHESDA, Md. (AP) – The Latest on a security breach inside ’s worldwide hotel empire that has compromised the information of as many as 500 million guests (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Security experts say a data breach that affected up to 500 million guests at is one of the largest […]

Iran helps Houthis fight Yemen war in cyberspace

By – The Washington Times – Friday, November 30, 2018 Iranian operatives are helping Houthi rebels control cyberspace in ’s brutal civil war, allowing the militia to command the country’s main internet service provider, censor online comment, alter government websites and make money from cryptocurrencies, according to a report. While much of the international spotlight in has focused on the […]

Student, employee accused of hacking into school‘s computer

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a 27-year-old Ph.D. student and a 32-year-old communications specialist at are accused of hacking into the school’s computer system. WFTV reports that Kevin Scott and Jeanette Barott hacked the system to see information they weren’t supposed to see. They were arrested Thursday and charged […]

Federal officials to study Black River flooding in Arkansas

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) – The Army Corps of Engineers is working with northeastern Arkansas officials to study how to prevent catastrophic floods from the rising Black River. Corps officials recently met with Randolph County and Pocahontas city leaders to discuss plans to lessen the impact of flooding when the Black River […]

Russian hackers use Brexit in phishing email, experts warn

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 LONDON (AP) – Cybersecurity experts at consulting firm are warning that Russian hackers are using public interest in Brexit as a lure in their latest phishing emails. The company’s security division issued an advisory Thursday about a Brexit-themed document intended to deliver malware to targets. said the Microsoft Word file started […]

The Marriott breach compared with past security breakdowns

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 30, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) – Marriott’s revelation that as many as 500 million guests may have been affected by a data breach at , which it bought two years ago, ranks among the largest hacks ever. It is not clear if some of those included in the final tally are individuals who […]