Code.org Hacked: Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised

    Code.org suffered a security breach on its website this week, the non-profit has confirmed. A firm based in Singapore managed to access some personal data on Code.org website leveraging a client-side vulnerability. As a result, Code.org says, more than 12,000 volunteer email addresses, and some locations data were compromised. On Saturday, Code.org began to inform […]

    France Clears Bill That Could Force Apple to Unlock Terror Data

    French lawmakers backed a plan to impose penalties including jail time on technology executives who deny access to encrypted data during a terrorist investigation, giving security services and prosecutors the power to force companies such as Apple to cooperate. An amendment providing the new power was submitted by the opposition Republicans and, while the government […]

    US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case

    Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone. The government’s 45-page brief comes a week after US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein issued his decision in […]

    Wipro Ventures invests Rs9.78 crore in big data start-up Altizon Systems

    Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Wipro Ltd’s corporate venture arm Wipro Ventures has picked up a minority stake in Pune-based big data start-up Altizon Systems Pvt. Ltd. Wipro’s Rs.9.78 crore investment in Altizon allows it to have “a minority holding, not exceeding 20% of the outstanding share capital of the company”. It expects to close its […]

    10 Tips to Cut Down Your Mobile Data Bill

    Is your smartphone running up huge bills on data usage and throwing your budget out of control? We’ve all been there, and here are a few simple tips that you can follow to save some money. These are ideas we’ve tried out ourselves, and can tell you that they work. What’s more, you won’t just […]