Cybercrime

News and Articles About Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone
Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone

Here are eight ways to protect your phone from crafty cybercriminals.
Gary Davis
For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine
Cybersecurity

For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine

A growing crop of businesses is set on helping consumers and companies navigate the maze of threats.
China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored
Cyber Attacks

China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored

The cyber attack was the work of criminals, according to China's official Xinhua news agency.
This Cybersecurity App Handles Your Company's Internal Weaknesses
Cybersecurity

This Cybersecurity App Handles Your Company's Internal Weaknesses

DataGravity offers a unique solution to a common problem.
FBI Investigates Hacker Connected to Largest Theft of Internet Credentials
Cybercrime

FBI Investigates Hacker Connected to Largest Theft of Internet Credentials

More than 1 billion usernames and passwords and 500 email addresses were allegedly stolen.
Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware
Malware

Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware

There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.
Protecting Against Data Breaches Is as Easy as 1 - 2
Data Breach

Protecting Against Data Breaches Is as Easy as 1 - 2

Two-step verification is universally available, simple to use and makes your data vastly more secure.
Robert Siciliano
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
Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack
Cybersecurity

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
Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data
Ashley Madison

Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data

This leak is larger than the first and appears to contain the emails of the CEO who runs Ashley Madison's parent company.
Robert Hackett
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.
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
Cybersecurity

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
5 Things to Remember When Choosing Cyber Security Insurance
Cybersecurity

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Cyber Security Insurance

Make sure your policy is the best one for your needs.