Cyber Attacks

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Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults
Chipotle

Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults

The global burrito giant fell victim to racist trolls who changed its Twitter profile image to a swastika, then ripped into a profanity-laden tweetstorm that was beyond offensive.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace
Cybercrime

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking small businesses with alarming frequency. Find out how to stay safe.
Jason Ankeny
Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)
Password Security

Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)

This infographic offers some serious stats on cybersafety.
Carly Okyle
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Where Big Tech Is Headed
Technology

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Where Big Tech Is Headed

We're in the early stages of a data-science revolution, he says.
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
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