Most major U.S. corporations--up to 88 percent of the Fortune 500 companies--may be affected by botnet activity from computers compromised by the Zeus data-stealing Trojan, according to an RSA study released Wednesday.
RSA's FraudAction Anti-Trojan services analyzed data stolen by Zeus from infected computers in August and traced evidence back to IP addresses and e-mail addresses belonging to the corporations, said Sean Brady, manager of the Identity Protection and Verification Group at RSA, which is the security division of EMC.
Specifically, "domains individually representing 88 percent of the Fortune 500 were shown to have been accessed to … Read more
The unique matte-black "foil" paint finish and matching 19-inch alloy wheels, make the car as flashy as it is fast.
According to a Ford news release, the RS500 is making its global debut at the 2010 Leipzig Motor Show in Germany today. There will only be 500 individually numbered vehicles made for 20 European markets. The RS500 marks the end of production for the current-generation Focus … Read more
Psyched for a long, long trip to Mars but can't stand the wait for someone to actually mount such a mission? The next best thing might well be to lock yourself in an isolation chamber in Moscow.
The European Space Agency is gearing up for exactly that. As part of its Mars500 project, the ESA will be conducting a 520-day earthbound sojourn at Russia's Institute of Biomedical Problems starting this summer. At that time, the six participants in the simulated mission will sequester themselves in a mock interplanetary spaceship, with complementary mock Martian lander.
The endurance exercise, originally … Read more
DETROIT--Chrysler Group said on Monday it would introduce an all-electric Fiat 500 to the U.S. market in 2012 and drop plans to develop a hybrid 2011 Ram pickup truck.
The electric Fiat 500 will hit the U.S. market at least a year after the all-electric Nissan Leaf, which is to debut in late 2010.
As it was announcing work on the Fiat 500, Chrysler also said it was dropping plans to develop a Ram pickup truck for 2011.
"After closely evaluating the response to hybrid pickups in the marketplace, the company could not formulate an appropriate business … Read more
Don't think a pickup truck has much get up and go? Here's the 501hp Hennessey Performance VelociRaptor 500 doing 97 mph in a quarter mile.
John Hennessey is at the wheel of a 2010 VelociRaptor. With the high performance upgrade, the truck has 520 lb-ft of torque, a full stainless-steel exhaust, and custom tuning.
According to the Hennessey Performance Web site, only 100 of these trucks will be made.
Powerline networking adapters tend to suffer from slow speeds, especially when compared with regular wired Ethernet connections. However that's about to possibly change with two new products from Netgear.
Powerline networking kits allow you to expand your local network via the electrical wiring, sparing you from having to run network cable to a far corner of the house. This is especially helpful when the corner is so far away … Read more
Two years ago it was difficult to see Samsung as a serious digital camera competitor in the U.S. But that was two years ago. The company has since released a handful of models that have helped it standout, and its newly announced TL500 looks like another standout to add to that list.
Judging by it specs alone, the TL500 looks like it can take down Canon's PowerShot S90, one of the most popular cameras on CNET. In front is a f1.8, 24mm-equivalent lens with a 3x zoom. In back is a 3-inch swivel-mounted rotating AMOLED screen. Inside … Read more