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  • 13 best companies for female IT pros

    One key to recruiting and retaining more women in technology is representation: Organizations with women in visible leadership positions tend to attract other women. To recognize firms that both measure and actively work to change underrepresentation of women, the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance women in computing, released this month its annual list of top companies for women technologists leadership index.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 May 15 07:04
  • Drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

    Hundreds of hacked domain name accounts registered through GoDaddy are being used as part of a highly effective campaign using the Angler exploit kit to infect computers with malware.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk04 March 15 13:34
  • U.S. malware share rising, Amazon service No.1 in hosting it

    In its quarterly report on global malware distribution and threats, security firm Solutionary Tuesday said that 56% of the malware it captured via sensors and other means was hosted in the U.S.-- a 12% increase from six months ago -- and about half of the malware overall appeared to originate at 10 Internet service and hosting providers.

    Written by Ellen Messmer16 July 14 05:52
  • GoDaddy owns up to role in Twitter account hijacking incident

    GoDaddy has acknowledged that one of its employees fell victim to a social engineering attack allowing a hacker to take over a customer's domain names and eventually extort a coveted Twitter user name from him. PayPal, which the victim claimed also played a role in the attack, denied the accusations.

    Written by Lucian Constantin30 Jan. 14 14:11