TORONTO—A massive cyberattack on a website facilitating extramarital affairs is taking a toll on families across the world, Toronto police said today as they announced two unconfirmed reports of suicides and a string of extortion crimes related to the hack.
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MONTREAL—The ongoing fallout of the Ashley Madison data breach has highlighted the pitfalls of using work e-mail addresses for personal use.
The Toronto-based dating website, which promotes and facilitates extramarital affairs, was the victim of a recent cyberattack, with the personal information of millions of its users released publicly.
LONDON — Hackers claim to have leaked a massive list of users from Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, saying its owners had refused to bow to their demands to close the site.
A message posted online said “Time’s Up!” and accused parent company Avid Life Media of deceit and incompetence.
“Now everyone gets to see their data,” the statement said.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup. There’s a giant beanbag in the foyer and erasable, white board walls for brainstorming. Someone’s pet dog lounges happily on the sunny balcony.
Welcome to the Palo Alto home of the Ford Motor Co., six miles from the headquarters of Google.
TORONTO — Strapping your wallet, house keys and a database of passwords onto your wrist would make life a lot easier, and one Canadian company has created a way to link all of that information with an extra level of security tied to your heartbeat.
SAN FRANCISCO—One of tech’s biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under a new moniker—“Alphabet”—in a move underscoring its founders’ ambitions to pursue ventures far beyond the company’s Internet search core, from self-driving cars to cutting-edge medical research.
CALGARY — From megawatts to the size of rotors, everything about wind turbines has been getting bigger.
But even proponents of wind power say they may be reaching a limit as logistics and a lack of social acceptance over their size start to hinder growth.
SAN FRANCISCO — One of tech’s biggest names, Google, is reorganizing under a new moniker — “Alphabet” — in a move underscoring its founders’ ambitions to pursue ventures far beyond the company’s Internet search core, from self-driving cars to cutting-edge medical research.
SAN DIEGO—As Jason Thrasher lowered his helicopter to a park with seven firefighters aboard, he saw what he thought was another firefighting chopper battling a blaze that was threatening homes.