Tech Companies Are Meeting To Talk About Protecting The ElectionFacebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and other leading tech companies will meet Friday to talk about protecting their platforms from manipulation during the midterm elections.
Russians Targeted Senate And Conservative Think Tanks, Microsoft SaysParts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks that advocated for tougher policies against Russia were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday.
Microsoft Embraces Collaboration In $7.5B Deal For GitHubMicrosoft is paying $7.5 billion for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the maker of Windows further embraces the types of open-source projects it used to shun.
Amazon And The Rest Of Big Tech Are On FireInvestors who put their faith in Jeff Bezos are being rewarded. Again.
Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' And Monitor Your Private AccountThe tech giant is planning to ban accounts that use "offensive language" and will go through your private data to "investigate" users.
Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Fears Next Global Cyberattack Could Hit Infrastructure, Nuclear Plants, RailwaysA cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube And Microsoft Team Up To Fight TerrorismTechnology companies are teaming up to identify and remove online terrorist content, but how they define terrorist content remains unclear.
Microsoft Email Encourages Interns To 'Get Lit' At Tech MixerAn internal, Microsoft email that encouraged interns to "get lit" is sparking a bit of a backlash.
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 BillionMicrosoft says it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion.