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U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks

Changes come as American business and government agencies face more intrusions and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands.

China-Backed Hackers May Have Infiltrated Apple's iCloud

The hackers are said to have intercepted data and potentially gained access to passwords, iMessages, photos and contacts.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec on the 5 Worst Sales Sins

Do you walk around asking potential clients 'What can I do to win your business?' Don't.

Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments

Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk.

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn’t horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.

In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense

Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of the Cloud

Startups can ensure that their data is stored safely and avoid the risk of cyber theft while saving on the cost of installing their own infrastructure.

Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk

Thumb drives and other USB devices are vulnerable to malware that could let an attacker take over a user's computer.

'Bash' Bug Could Be Bigger Than Heartbleed

A new security flaw has been uncovered that could impact everything from your personal Mac computer to enormous company servers.

3 Simple Precautions for Protecting Your Personal Data in the Cloud

Not one of the celebrities embarrassed to see nude photos of themselves on the Internet had protected their data with basic, two-step authentication.

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.

Data in Motion is Data at Greatest Risk

Companies grappling with the relentless threat of cyberattacks have to secure the vast amounts of their data moving around with their employees.

How Today's Tech-Savvy Employees Are Challenging the Traditional Role of Corporate IT

The generation just entering the workforce has no patience with their employer's technology if they can figure a hack that makes work easier.

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.

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.

Prepare for the Attack of the Data-Sucking Cyber Zombies

Data breaches are the technology equivalent of burglary, so make a habit of locking up your data.

5 Reasons Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin Now

Coinbase's Adam White lays out the bottom-line benefits of embracing Bitcoin payments.

Protecting Your Computer Against the Threat Posed by Humans

Stave off unnecessary data loss at your company resulting from errors made by your own staff.

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.

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.

Avoid Labor Day Weekend Travel Scams (Infographic)

Don't let your guard down when planning a getaway. Consider these tips to stay safe from criminals and online threats.

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.

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.

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.

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