Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday. Read More => The post Uber...

Symantec Releases Security Update

Original release date: November 21, 2017 Symantec has released an update to address a vulnerability in the Symantec Management Console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. US-CERT encourages users and...

Will Resistance Hold for the Sterling?

Since the U.K. voted to withdraw from the European Union in 2016, the Sterling has failed to recoup its prior strength against the dollar amid the uncertainty of the Brexit deal.  Currently, the GBP/USD has found resistance between 1.3322 area and support at around...

Chemical Activity Barometer Increased in November

Note: This appears to be a leading indicator for industrial production. From the American Chemistry Council: Chemical Activity Barometer Continues Solid Gains Into 3rd Quarter The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American...

Gross Domestic Product by State, 2nd quarter 2017

Real GDP increased in 48 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2017. Real GDP by state growth ranged from 8.3 percent in North Dakota to -0.7 percent in Iowa. Full Text Read More => The post Gross Domestic Product by State, 2nd quarter 2017...

Intel Firmware Vulnerability

Original release date: November 21, 2017 Intel has released recommendations to address vulnerabilities in the firmware of the following Intel products: Management Engine, Server Platform Services, and Trusted Execution Engine. An attacker could exploit some of these...