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Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?
Ashley Madison

Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?

A security researcher has found clues via Twitter.
Benjamin Snyder
How This Connected Refrigerator Could Put Your Passwords at Risk
Internet of Things

How This Connected Refrigerator Could Put Your Passwords at Risk

If you have Samsung smart fridge, hackers could find a way into your Gmail login information through your Wi-Fi network.
Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack

This comes in the wake of a class-action suit filed against its parent company Avid Life Media in Canada last week.
Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack
Cyber Security

Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack

in a closely watched ruling, an appeals court says victims of hackers have liability for unfair-practices claims.
Ray Hennessey
IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought
Cyber Attacks

IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought

A new review has identified 220,000 additional data breaches.
U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme
Hackers

U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme

The defendants allegedly breached corporate press release distributors to see business news before it was publicly available.
This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home
Security

This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home

Samy Kamkar's 'Rolljam' device can steal codes from keyless items. Sweet dreams, readers.
Steve Dent
Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle
China

China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle

American businesses cannot stay neutral in what is clearly now an all-out war over the future of the worldwide Internet.
Ray Hennessey
Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance
Ask a Geek

Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance

What it covers, what it costs and why it matters.
Mikal E. Belicove
Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter
Security

Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter

Protect your computers and tech systems with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways Lax Security Makes Small Businesses Cyber-Morsels for Computer Criminals
Cyber Security

5 Ways Lax Security Makes Small Businesses Cyber-Morsels for Computer Criminals

Few small businesses can afford optimum cybersecurity measures but many aren't even taking the precautions they have available.
John Amaral
Cisco Just Bought a Cloud-Based Security Company for $635 Million
Cyber Security

Cisco Just Bought a Cloud-Based Security Company for $635 Million

Based in San Francisco, OpenDNS provides network security services that block attacks, malware and phishing threats.
How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work
Mobile Apps

How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work

Carter Maslan's app Camio only gives you the footage you might actually use.
Matt Villano