Cyber Attacks

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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
Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk
Cyber Attacks

Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk

Thumb drives and other USB devices are vulnerable to malware that could let an attacker take over a user's computer.
Benjamin Kabin
Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already
Social Media

Hot New Social Network Ello Knocked Out By Cyber Attack... Already

Just when we were saying our first hello to Ello, it said goodbye. Here's why. And, yes, the buzzing ad-free social magnet is back up and running.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Another Hack: Jimmy John's Is the Latest Chain to Suffer a Data Breach
Hackers

Another Hack: Jimmy John's Is the Latest Chain to Suffer a Data Breach

Approximately 216 Jimmy John's stores have been affected in the latest of a growing number of hacking incidents.
Kate Taylor
Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware
Hackers

Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware

Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach.
Kate Taylor
Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months
Hackers

Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months

The discreet methods of hackers make an incursion extremely hard to detect. Both large and small companies are at risk.
Eric Basu
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