Around the same time as the Facebook takedown, Google took action too. The company shut down Gmail and Google ad accounts linked to the same network of sites, which it also determined were linked to Iran. Google confirmed to CNN Business earlier this month that American Herald Tribune was part of that takedown. (Both Facebook and Google credited FireEye's research in helping their investigations.) … [Read more...] about Exclusive: ‘American’ news site with ties to Iran sheds new light on Tehran’s information war
All three were U.S. military veterans, according to a Coulson statement. McBeth served in both the Montana Air National Guard and the Wyoming Air National Guard; Hudson served in the Marine Corps after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy; and DeMorgan served 18 years in the U.S. Air Force. … [Read more...] about 3 American firefighters killed in Australia crash – all US military veterans — are identified
"Bill Burroughs, he was a great guy," said Bradley, who declaimed on the writer's merits in a North Beach bar. Bradley suddenly clapped one of his ham-sized hands on the shoulder of a patron sipping a beer at the bar, whom he introduced as a recent friend from Australia. … [Read more...] about Beat Icon William Burroughs Mourned in S.F.
"After entering the info, the victim became suspicious and contacted the company to learn it was a scam. While the citizen has not suffered any monetary loss, officers recommended that he contact the credit bureaus to put an alert on his information," police said. … [Read more...] about Scammers Target Westlake Residents Online
Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon announced that the firm wouldn't take any companies public unless they had at least one woman on the board. By next year, Goldman will up its requirements to two women. Diversity is a good moral goal, but Solomon offered a business rationale for the decision: Companies with women on their boards have outperformed companies with all-male boards, he said. … [Read more...] about Jeff Bezos has bigger problems than his phone getting hacked