Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET (and elsewhere) for Thursday, July 21.
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Recent attacks have been aimed at corporations like Sony and Lockheed Martin, reports The Wall Street Journal, but hackers are turning their attention to smaller shops. Security experts say 63 percent of cyberattacks occurred at businesses with 100 or fewer employees. What gives? It's the smaller firms that lack tech security, making it much easier and less riskier to break into a bunch of small businesses than more guarded corporations. For instance, a hacker will attack a small business to steal its online banking log-in details and use them to transfer funds out of the account.
In other hacking news, theclaims to have breached NATO security and has accessed confidential documents. In a tweet, @AnonymousIRC wrote: "Yes, #NATO was breached. And we have lots of restricted material. With some simple injection. In the next days, wait for interesting data :)"
Twitter will closein the next few weeks. Kara Swisher of All Things Digital reports that this is the situation Facebook was in a few years ago when investors and employees could monetize their privately held common stock. Twitter still doesn't have a solid business model though. Other breaking Twitter news: cleans house, letting four key product managers go.
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