Cybersecurity company Proofpoint, which helped slow the sweeping global ransomware attack WannaCry after it emerged Friday, has now discovered a much more insidious, profitable, and potentially widespread cyberattack called Adylkuzz.
Adylkuzz doesn’t demand, as WannaCry does, that victims pay a ransom... Read more »
Artificial intelligence is a booming business in 2017, but one that also comes with significant baggage in the form of public misunderstanding, potential job losses, and fear.
Last fall, A.I. competitors Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, and Google banded together to form... Read more »
Craig T. Stack said the idea for Truepic came to him from a multitude of online sources.
There’s the matchmaking service founded by his wife Greta, who insists on meeting personally with clients because the photos submitted with some online applications... Read more »
This may be the incident that finally pushes ransomware into the mainstream—and also forces both organizations and malicious hackers to adapt their approaches when it comes to this type of attack.
The “WannaCry” virus, which first hit companies and healthcare services... Read more »
Two RNA-based drugs for the same disease, a rare, crippling nerve condition called familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) with no available treatments in the U.S., could soon be under an FDA review at the same time.
The first of those treatments, from... Read more »
San Diego’s Scientist.com set out in 2006 to disrupt part of the pharmaceutical business by providing an Amazon-like approach to the business of hiring contract research organizations (CROs). The company, which operates a network of online markets for outsourcing biomedical research... Read more »
On a day dominated by news about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, and its impact on the ongoing investigation of Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election, two significant developments for the cybersecurity industry also emerged Thursday.
First,... Read more »
“New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town. The Bronx is up, but we’re Brooklyn down.”
For all you old-school Brooklyn swingers out there, we’ll take a short break from the madness in the nation’s capital and start... Read more »
Scott Gottlieb will be the new FDA commissioner.
The U.S. Senate voted 57 to 42 on Tuesday to confirm Gottlieb, a physician and venture capitalist, to lead the regulatory agency. He succeeds former FDA commissioner Robert Califf, who stepped down in... Read more »