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Here’s why it is unsurprising that China, the US, and Russia didn’t sign the global cyber security pact

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Here’s why it is unsurprising that China, the US, and Russia didn’t sign the global cyber security pact On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron released an international agreement on cyber security principles at the Paris Peace Forum. While the pact was signed by 51 countries, 130 global companies and 90 charitable groups and universities, the […]

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BREAKING: Twitter addresses Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic after Target hack

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BREAKING: Twitter addresses Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic after Target hack Following a series of cryptocurrency-related hackings on high-profile accounts (including retail giant Target and some politicians), Twitter has finally addressed the Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic on its platform. In an email to Hard Fork, a spokesperson for Twitter confirmed – that in addition to Target’s […]

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Facebook and Airbnb revise sexual harassment policies after Google protests

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Facebook and Airbnb revise sexual harassment policies after Google protests Earlier this month, thousands of Google employees walked out of their offices, in part to protest company policies regarding sexual harassment, transparency, and the handling thereof. CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged the protesters’ concerns and implied management was working on fixing the policies that had led […]

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Japanese internet giant posts $5.5M loss for its cryptocurrency mining division

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Japanese internet giant posts .5M loss for its cryptocurrency mining division The latest in a string of companies posting cryptocurrency mining losses has come from Japanese internet giant, GMO. The internet infrastructure business posted a loss of over $5.5 million dollars for its cryptocurrency mining division for the third quarter of this year, according to […]

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Target confirms its Twitter was hacked to promote a Bitcoin scam

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Target confirms its Twitter was hacked to promote a Bitcoin scam Target has officially confirmed its Twitter account got hacked to promote a malicious cryptocurrency giveaway scam, promising over $31 million worth of Bitcoin to naive investors. “Early this morning, Target’s Twitter account was inappropriately accessed” a company spokesperson told Hard Fork in an email. “The […]