DailyDose: China, Iran Boost Cyber Attacks on US & FB working with FBI on Malware Probe
DailyDose, your everyday technology brief is here. In today’s edition: Facebook Said to Work With FBI on Malware Attack Probe. Amazon Sells Out Predator Drone Toy After Mocking Reviews and more.
Tech Industry sets sights on Gambling: With some states poised to clear the way for legal gambling on the Internet, Silicon Valley’s traditional gaming companies are expanding to meet the expected deluge of players. More here.
China, Iran Boost Cyber Attacks on US, Lawmaker Says: China and Iran are intensifying cyber assaults against the U.S., the head of the House Intelligence Committee said as he pressed for legislation to encourage companies to share information on hacker threats. More here.
Facebook Said to Work With FBI on Malware Attack Probe: Facebook Inc., operator of the largest social network with more than 1 billion members, is working with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe a malware attack, people with knowledge of the matter said. More here.
Amazon Sells Out Predator Drone Toy After Mocking Reviews: Maisto International Inc.’s model Predator drones are selling out on Amazon.com Inc.’s website as parody reviews highlight how the toys can help children hone killing skills, mocking a controversial U.S. practice. Read more here.
BAE teams up with Vodafone for cyber security drive: Britain’s BAE Systems and mobile phone operator Vodafone unveiled a five-year deal to work together on cyber security solutions on Sunday. Read more here.