SOFTWARE ENGINEER

  • Facebook Oct 1, 2019

    Engineer Admits Hacking Yahoo Accounts Searching for Images

    A former Yahoo software engineer has pleaded guilty to hacking into the accounts of some 6,000 Yahoo users in search of sexual photos and videos. The US Attorney’s Office says Reyes Daniel Ruiz admitted in court Monday that he mostly targeted accounts belonging to younger women, including his personal friends and work colleagues.

  • Facebook Mar 21, 2019

    Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords

    Facebook stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords without encryption and viewable as plain text to tens of thousands of company employees, according to a report Thursday by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs. Facebook confirmed the report in a blog post. The incident could have affected as many as 600 million users, a significant portion of Facebook’s user base of 2.7...

  • United States Aug 6, 2017

    Virginia Company Teaches Recent College Graduates to Code

    A Reston, Virginia, company teaches unemployed recent college graduates how to code. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver has the story.

  • United States May 10, 2017

    The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

    The top internships in the tech industry these days aren’t the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month. The highest paying summer internship in tech this year is at Facebook, which pays $8,000 monthly, according to jobs website Glassdoor, which compiled data based in part on anonymously submitted feedback. “Facebook...

  • Mexico Apr 15, 2015

    “Entopreneurs” Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

    They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of “entopreneurs” are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects. These upstarts are trying to persuade more Americans to eat bugs, which can be produced with less land, food and water than other...

  • United States May 30, 2013

    “The Internship” Premiere

    Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and Rose Byrne hit the red carpet for the premiere of their new movie, “The Internship” and talk about how much fun they had working with each other. So, if they had an intern, what would they make them do? Plus, Owen and Vince give and update on “Zoolander 2” and “Anchorman 2.”

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