Better Business Bureau Looks Back At Most Common Scams Of 2020With 2020 in the books, the Better Business Bureau in North Texas has compiled a list of the most common scams to hit the area.
Texas-Based IT Firm SolarWinds In The Spotlight After Government Hack Brings Unwanted AttentionIt took only days for people to learn about the Texas-based software company SolarWinds and a malware hack that impacted some of the biggest government agencies in the U.S. and around the world.
Texas-Based Company At Center Of Hack That Penetrated Several U.S. Government AgenciesIt's being called a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated several U.S. government agencies. The hackers accessed the departments after malware was slipped into a software update by the Texas-based company SolarWinds.
Massive Outage Knocks Gmail, YouTube, Other Google Services OfflinePeople in Texas and across the U.S. with Google accounts were briefly unable to access Gmail, watch YouTube videos or get to their online documents during a December 14 outage.
Small And Local Businesses Hoping Cyber Monday Will Help Sustain Them Through 2020After Black Friday, holiday shopping is expected to kick into high gear on November 30 -- Cyber Monday. In addition to major retailers, small and local businesses are hoping online sales will gives them a boost after a challenging 2020.
Free Limited Public Wi-Fi Coming To Some Low Income Fort Worth NeighborhoodsOfficials said crews will begin installing equipment in the Rosemont area the week after Thanksgiving.
Astronauts With Prosper & Houston Ties Reach International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Capsule 'Resilience'They'll call it home sweet home until Spring of 2021. SpaceX’s newly launched capsule with four astronauts -- two with Texas ties -- arrived Monday at the International Space Station.
Dallas Police Department To Implement Tracking System Aimed At Identifying Potential Officer Misconduct“The goal is to be able to identify problematic behaviors and correct them before they become an issue,” said Dallas Police Lt. Stephen Williams in an email.
Walmart Lays Off Shelf-Scanning Robots, Lets Humans Do The WorkWalmart is laying off the robots it had deployed in about 500 stores to keep tabs on what's on and not on the shelves.
'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
Microsoft Disrupts Huge Malware Network They Say Massive Could Have Affected ElectionIt's called Trickbot and Microsoft says it has taken down servers behind the malware network that they feel could have indirectly affected election infrastructure.
New Alert On Yelp Will Flag Businesses Accused Of Racist BehaviorThe crowdsourced review platform Yelp has announced that, as a warning to users, it will flag businesses that have been accused of "overt" racism.
Cyberattack Hobbles Hospital Chain's In Texas, Other Major U.S. Health FacilitiesA computer outage at a major hospital chain had healthcare facilities in Texas and across the U.S. into chaos Monday, with treatment impeded as doctors and nurses were forced to rely on paper backup systems.
North Texas-Based Provider Of Software To Local Governments, Schools Suffers Data BreachTyler Technologies, based in Plano, told customers Wednesday an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.
The Show Must Go On, SXSW Announces Online Portion Of 2021 FestivalIt was one of the first major U.S. events canceled because of COVID-19 and next year the South by Southwest Festival in Austin is taking no chances. On Wednesday they announced plans for both a digital and in-person event for 2021.