Supreme Court limits reach of computer crime law

Emily Charlotes

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court narrowed the reach of a federal computer crime law Thursday, ruling that someone authorized to use a computer system does not violate the law when accessing data for an improper reason. The case involved a former police sergeant in Georgia who was offered money to […]

Hubble Space Telescope halts amid computer trouble

Emily Charlotes

The Hubble Space Telescope has been hit with computer trouble, with all astronomical viewing halted, NASA said Wednesday. The orbiting observatory has been idle since Sunday when a 1980s-era computer that controls the science instruments shut down, possibly because of a bad memory board. Astronauts Steven L. Smith and John […]

Computex 2021: The biggest PC news

Emily Charlotes

One of the most important trade shows in the PC universe, Computex, unfortunately occurred during the wee hours of the Memorial Day holiday in the United States this year. Fortunately, we kept tabs on the announcements from AMD, Intel, Nvidia and more that you need to know about, and we’ve […]

Computer memory maker ADATA hit by Ragnar Locker ransomware

Emily Charlotes

Taiwan-based leading memory and storage manufacturer ADATA says that a ransomware attack forced it to take systems offline after hitting its network in late May. ADATA manufactures high-performance DRAM memory modules, NAND Flash memory cards, and other products, including mobile accessories, gaming products, electric power trains, and industrial solutions. The […]