Cyber Attacks

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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
Best Practices for Employees to Protect the Company From Hackers
Cyber Attacks

Best Practices for Employees to Protect the Company From Hackers

With employees working at home and visiting personal sites at work, their guard is often let down. Here's a guide to Internet browsing done safely.
Dirk Anderson
The Celebrity-Hacking Scandal Is a Rude Wake-Up Call on Cloud Security
Cyber Security

The Celebrity-Hacking Scandal Is a Rude Wake-Up Call on Cloud Security

As business owners, you have to take responsibility to protect your sensitive documents and photos.
John Ackerly
Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears
Security

Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple Confirms Some Celeb Accounts Were Breached in Nude Photo Scandal
Apple

Apple Confirms Some Celeb Accounts Were Breached in Nude Photo Scandal

The tech giant has broken its silence regarding its probe into the mass leak of naked celebrity images by cyber criminals. Here are the latest developments.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security
Technology

8 Mostly Free Best Practices for Tightening Internal Data Security

Cybersecurity is a constant worry, but a few commonsense steps protect the company without hurting the bottom line.
Larry Alton
Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize
Hacking

Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by in-store cash register breaches, estimates the Department of Homeland Security.
Laura Entis
Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat
Cyber Attacks

Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat

Sony's PlayStation network was shut down for several hours on Sunday while a flight carrying an executive at the company was diverted due to a bomb threat.
Laura Entis
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed
Security

UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer
Internet security

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
Robert Siciliano
A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)
Cyber Attacks

A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

IT professionals need to effectively communicate the real risks of data breaches to leaders.
Ethan Oberman
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
Thorsten Trapp
 5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure
Security

5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

Control where your company emails go, how long they're seen and retrieve them when necessary -- even after you hit send.
John Ackerly