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Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies.

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.

How to Protect Your Apple Devices From Getting Hacked Right Now

A major security gap has left Apple devices open to hackers. Here's a step-by-step guide to installing AppleĀ’s security patches on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac laptop and desktop devices.

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.

Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

Security firm outlines a recent cyber attack using internet-connected household devices.

Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security

Criminals are getting more clever in the theft of consumer information. Companies should take immediate steps to better protect sensitive data.

Online Shoppers: Beware the 12 Scams of Christmas

Cyber crooks are out to make online shoppers miserable this holiday season. Here's what you should know.

McAfee: Spam, Malware On the Rise

Cyberthreats are growing and evolving, with spam messages increasing 125 percent in the third quarter, according to a new report by McAfee Labs.

Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

A country with a fifth of China's population is actually responsible for the most attack traffic.

Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web.

Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Most cyber attacks are preventable by taking a few simple but crucial security steps. Here's how to protect yourself and your company from hackers.

Cybercrime May Cost the U.S. Economy $100 Billion a Year

Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict, but one new study puts the price tag at an annual $100 billion.

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Cybersecurity Plan for Your Business

Practical tips for protecting your company from hackers and other online threats.

Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off

As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem.

Cyber Security a Growing Issue for Small Business

To keep sensitive data safe, consider these three tips collected from a House Committee on Small Business hearing today.

Google's New Portal Provides Help for Hacked Sites

The tech giant launches articles and videos that explain how to recover when your site has been compromised.

Reinventing Yourself and Other Tips This Week

How to innovate around obstacles, protect yourself from a cyber attack, reward your employees in meaningful ways and more: our best tips of the week.

How to Protect Your Small Business Against a Cyber Attack

Follow these steps to boost your company's security measures and thwart hackers -- keeping yourself, your employees and your customers safe.

3 Reasons to Avoid 'Jailbreaking' Mobile Devices for Business

Security becomes a significant issue when employees strip their mobile devices of certain programmed limitations.

Is Your Business Ready for Cyber War?

With analysts predicting a surge in international hacking threats, here's what small businesses need to do to stay out of the crosshairs.

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