Cyber Attacks

News and Articles About Cyber Attacks

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers
Hackers

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers

Hackers, like burglars, seek easy targets. Even basic steps significantly increase your security.
John Rampton
UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation
Security

UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation

The two nations will set up "cyber cells" to share intelligence and conduct simulated attacks to test the defences of organisations such as banks.
Cyber Attacks

4 Ways to Mount a Cyber Defense in Light of the U.S. Military's Social-Media Hack

Just because it wasn't data or computer networks that were attacked doesn't mean it's not detrimental to your business.
Jennifer Openshaw
14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses
Social Media

14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses

Knowing what all of these nightmares are means knowing how to prevent them.
Robert Siciliano
Security

To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats

The U.S. president is expected to announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
Cloud computing

If 2014 Was the Year of Stolen Consumer Data, Are Corporate Secrets Next?

With more companies moving information to the cloud, we could be in for hacks in the business-to-business world.
Tom Scearce
7 Basics for Keeping Your Company's Data Safe
data security

7 Basics for Keeping Your Company's Data Safe

Data breaches are costly in money and reputation. Before looking for exotic measures, make sure you have the fundamentals covered.
Istvan Lam
Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack

The world's second busiest USD Bitcoin exchange is offline after some of its operational wallets were compromised.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Lessons From Sony Pictures Cautionary Tale
Cyber Security

3 Lessons From Sony Pictures Cautionary Tale

Here are three key takeaways from the hack, and what you can do to avoid these mistakes.
John Ackerly
Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity
Cyber Attacks

Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity

What makes sense for defense in the real world is just as good an idea in the virtual world.
David Canellos
Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar
Franchises

Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar

With big-name corporations making headlines for data breaches, small franchisees may feel like they wouldn't be a target for hackers. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Phil Smith
Far Out Tech

These High-Tech Jeans Protect You From Wireless Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Tech-savvy pickpocketers beware: These jeans were made for blocking you, and that's just what they'll do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack
Cyber Attacks

FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack

The U.S. officially says the tools and infrastructure used in the attack were similar to previous activity from North Korea.
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.