Security

Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot
Security

Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot

With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP
Technology

Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

If you're still using Microsoft's old operating system after it ceases support, you'll be more vulnerable to viruses, hacks and other issues.
4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos
Business News

4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

A closer look at the outspoken NSA critic that Yahoo trusts to keep cybercrime out of its business and the business of its millions of users.
Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year
Technology

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
Target CIO Out Following Data Breach
Technology

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.
The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World
Technology

The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack
Technology

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps
Technology

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
Technology

6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard
Technology

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Technology

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Managing Employees

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?
Security

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon
Security

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.
Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'
Security

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords
Financing

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers’ email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy
Security

Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy

With more workers predicted to bring their own hardware to work, solutions need to be found to secure data.
Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead
Security

Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

With Edward Snowden causing a whole lot of hoopla over passwords, here are a few alternatives to keep your company safe and sound.
Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card
Security

Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

Just weeks after a claim that PayPal compromised the credit-card data of one of its users, the company's president claimed his card got skimmed.
French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage
News and Trends

French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
Preventing Another Target Attack
Security

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound
Security

Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets.
Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime
Security

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.
The NYPD Is Testing Google Glass for ‘Patrol Purposes’
Mobile

The NYPD Is Testing Google Glass for ‘Patrol Purposes’

The agency reportedly obtained the high-tech eyewear through the Google Glass Explorer program. Google says it isn’t working on the project with any law enforcement agency.
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules
Security

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.
Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules
Security

Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.
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