An Iranian hacking network is behind an elaborate three-year campaign to use social networks to strike up friendships with U.S. lawmakers, defense contractors and at least one four-star general, and then extract data from them, according to a new report.
Citigroup Inc. failed yesterday to win a judge’s approval to pay $75 million to settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims the bank misled investors by understating subprime-related holdings.
LinkedIn Corp., the largest networking website for professionals, is likely to file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering as early as today, a person familiar with the situation said.
LinkedIn Corp., operator of the largest networking site for professionals, became inaccessible in China after a user posted comments that Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution should spread to the Asian country.
The world’s biggest Web companies are lining up at the courtroom of a California federal judge whose rulings could further inflame the widening debate over online privacy and how the Internet giants use personal data.