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How Destiny 2 is leading to gold devaluation in World of...

Real-world value of in-game gold dips 7 percent since Battle.net announcement.

DocuSign’s Brand Used in Phishing Attacks

The electronic signature company issued an update alert today that it noticed a rise in phishing attacks last week and this morning.

Cybercrooks fight over DDoS attack resources

As more groups get into the denial-of-service attack business they're starting to get in each other's way, according to a report released this morning.That translates into a smaller average attack size, said Martin McKeay, senior security advocate at Cambridge, Mass.-based Akamai Technologies.[ 18 surprising tips for security pros. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]There are only so many devices around that have the kind of vulnerabilities that make them potential targets for a botnet. "And other people can come in and take over the device, and take those resources to feed their own botnet," he said. "I'm seeing that over and over."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Judge’s order bars Uber engineer from LiDAR work, demands return of...

Judge: Engineer grabbed files in 2015, negotiated deals with Uber weeks later.

Alan Wake will be removed from digital stores after this weekend

Expiring music licenses means modern classic can no longer be sold for download.

John Oliver tackles net neutrality again, crashes FCC comments site—again

Oliver helps lead protest against dismantling of Title II net neutrality rules.

18 months after discovery, the “Nintendo PlayStation” is finally working

Months of careful hardware hacking gets CD-ROM games running on an SNES.

With latency as low as 25ms, SpaceX to launch broadband satellites...

Satellites will function like a mesh network and deliver gigabit speeds.

Julie Larson-Green steps down as Microsoft Office chief experience officer

For those of you who follow the inner workings at Microsoft, the news this morning will come as a shock. Julie Larson-Green, the sole senior Windows executive to survive when Steve Sinofsky exited the company, will step down from her current duties leading the Office user interface design effort.Todd Bishop at GeekWire reports that Larson-Green is recovering from spinal surgery: She’s expected to make a full recovery. However, based on discussions with her doctor, she decided a change was needed to focus more fully on her recovery and physical therapy.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ars is teaming up with GOG and we’re giving away The...

Everybody gets a free copy of The Witcher: Enhanced Edition—and that's just the start.

Microsoft switches to twice-yearly Windows 10 update plan

Earlier this morning, Bernardo Caldas, GM of Windows Commercial Marketing, made a surprising announcement: Windows is committing to a predictable twice-per-year feature release schedule, targeting September and March of each year, aligning with Offi...

What we want in an “SNES Mini”

We give Nintendo unsolicited advice amid rumors of a new retro console.