Mortgage rates ease for Friday

  Multiple closely watched mortgage rates tapered off today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both slid down. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, held steady. Rates for mortgages are in a constant state of flux, but overall, they are very low by historical […]

Internet-connected gadgets blamed for Friday malware attack

Poorly secured devices may have been compromised and turned into a “botnet” that powered the attack. Photo:AFP London/New York: Vulnerable Internet-connected devices such as cameras and digital video recorders may be to blame for the attack that took down some of the world’s most popular websites on Friday. Malware that […]