Cyber Attacks

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U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack
Sony

U.S. Considers 'Proportionate' Response to Sony Hacking Attack

The attack was an example of 'destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor,' a White House spokesperson said.
North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack
Cyber Security

North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack

The country says accusations that it was to blame are nothing but 'wild rumor.'
In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency
Hackers

In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency

North Korea has reportedly poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121.
How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season
Cyber Security

How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season

While business owners always have to expect the unexpected, here are four things you can do to prepare your business technology for the holiday season.
Keith Tanaka
NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure
Cybercrime

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure

He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack
Cyber Attacks

Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack

Cybersecurity researchers say the bug enables hackers to access their devices by persuading users to install malicious applications.
United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach
Data Breach

United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach

The hack may have compromised more than 800,000 employees' personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Laura Entis
Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)
Cloud computing

Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)

Despite the risks, more than half of all U.S. businesses are trusting the cloud. Where does yours stack up?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Most Cost-Effective Cyber-Security Initiative You Can Employ
Cyber Attacks

The Most Cost-Effective Cyber-Security Initiative You Can Employ

Hint: It's not technology that will deliver the biggest boon.
Eric Basu
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Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers
Cyber Security

Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers

Two financial regulatory groups have announced that their jointly produced software program, Soltra Edge, will become available on Dec. 2.
Catherine Clifford
Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.
Security

Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.

Three information security chiefs share their companies' secrets to staying safe.
Nina Easton
U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks
Cyber Security

U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks

Changes come as American business and government agencies face more intrusions and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands.
The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow