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Tumblr and Myspace Latest Companies To Get User Accounts Hacked

Not long ago, we learned that last year’s high profile LinkedIn hack was much bigger than initially thought. When the hack occurred, the company assured its user base that it was limited in scope to some 6.3 million user accounts (LinkedIn has some 400 million users all told, which made this a serious breach, but not one that impacted a majority of LinkedIn’s user base). Then it came to light that the actual scale of the LinkedIn breach was closer to 167 million user accounts, when a database containing the hacked material showed up for sale on the Dark Net.

Hire Carefully Or Risk Losing Your Business Big Money

How much does a “bad hire” cost your company? Probably more than you think. In a recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder, a staggering 41% of companies estimated that a bad hire cost their firm more than $25,000. A quarter of those surveyed estimated that the cost was higher than $50,000, and of course, top tier positions get dramatically more expensive than either of those figures.

Are Internet Speeds Affecting Your Health?

Let’s face it, no one likes to wait. What you may not have known, however, is that your slow internet connection could be detrimental to your health. If that raises a curious eyebrow, here’s the more complete explanation:

The company Ericsson recently conducted a series of experiments in Europe, and put some solid numbers behind what we all know intuitively to be true.