CNN reports that Iranian spies and hackers have been setting up LinkedIn accounts in order to gain information on targets and access into companies around the world. Using a process known as social engineering, the spies and hackers pose as potential recruiters and other positions of authority to trick unsuspecting targets.
A bloodbath of a sell-off has rocked Yum! Brands today, proving that you can’t paper over results in the face of crisis. The restaurant stock is down 18% today and alarm bells are ringing about the company’s performance.
Startup investing is obviously all the rage out on the West Coast of California. HBO just released Alexandra Pelosi’s short documentary San Francisco 2.0, a 40-minute dive into the impact of technology companies’ accent on the City by the Bay. If you haven’t seen it, it’s definitely worth a watch.
At last week’s FOMC meeting, policy makers opted to leave interest rates at record lows and delivered what was deemed to be a fairly dovish message--lowering growth and inflation expectations and warning of heightened emerging market risk.