A pizza chain in the South has been hit by a data breach that exposed customer credit card numbers. The data breach at Mid-South CiCi's Pizza restaurants was discovered when malware was found on the devices the company uses to run credit cards at its restaurants. The chain is investigating the breach at more than 100 restaurants beginning in March 2016.
Microsoft has plans to unveil a new inbox that looks like Gmail's Tabs called the Focused Inbox. The new look separates the user's inbox into two tabs- Focused and Other. The most important emails will land in the 'Focused' folder, and everything else will go to 'Other.' The software uses AI to determine which emails need to be in the most important inbox and which can float in the background.
SwiftKey, a virtual keyboard acquired by Microsoft earlier this year, has suspended part of its app after it detected that the section was exposing private user data. A number of SwiftKey users revealed on Reddit that they had discovered other people's phone numbers and email addresses in their suggestions.
Checking after work email can lead to burnout, according to a new study from Lehigh University. The research found a connection between after-hours email and emotional exhaustion. "Email is notoriously known to be the impediment of the recovery process," explains the report. "Its accessibility contributes to experience of work overload since it allows employees to engage in work as if they never left the workspace, and at the same time, inhibits their ability to psychologically detach from work-related issues via continuous connectivity."
Apple's iTunes customers are the target in a new email scam that claim that the recipient has been charged about $30 to download a song s part of a new subscription process. Users are encouraged to click on a link within the email to "cancel or manage subscriptions," but the links go to a malicious site. Apple has warned recipients to delete the email.
Oracle has acquired NetSuite for $9.3 billion. The acquisition brings cloud-based on-demand enterprise software tools to Oracle's suite. NetSuite offers cloud-based ERP and CRM, B2C and B2B eCommerce platforms, and Business Intelligence, similar to what Oracle already offers on-demand.
Twenty-three percent of companies report that they stop a data breach every day, according to a new survey from WinMagic. The research included responses from from 250 IT managers and 1,000 employees. The data also revealed that 41 percent of employees still believe IT security is the sole responsibility of the IT department.
Brands may soon use the technology that they use for predictive analytics in marketing to predict data breaches. In order to stop attacks that sneak into a network, software will need to access data across an organization and be able to scale. This may be accomplished as cybersecurity companies come together to analytics firms to maximize the process.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that this week's email leak from the DNC is just the beginning. In an interview with CNN, Assange said that he has "a lot more material" associated with the US presidential elections, which will likely be published on WikiLeaks. Assange refused to comment on whether or not the leaks came from Russia or not.
Russia has responded to Donald Trump's statement inviting them to hack into Hillary Clinton's email server to "find the 30,000 [Clinton] emails that are missing." The country told American to solve their own problems. "The Americans needs to get to the bottom of what these emails are themselves and find out what it's all about," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.