Cybercrime

News and Articles About Cybercrime

Company Executives Poorly Placed to Handle Rising Cyber Risk
Security

Company Executives Poorly Placed to Handle Rising Cyber Risk

A new survey says less than half of company boards have the necessary skills to manage the rising threat of cyber attacks.
5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers
Cyber Security

5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Today the risk of data breach is greater than ever, for large and small businesses alike. But keeping your venture safe is easier than you think.
Marc Gaffan
IBM Uncovers New, Sophisticated Cyber Scam Targeting Businesses
Security

IBM Uncovers New, Sophisticated Cyber Scam Targeting Businesses

It uses a combination of phishing, malware and phone calls that has netted Eastern European cyber criminals more than $1 million.
U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime
Security

U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is probably the biggest risk facing companies across the world, officials say.
Do This to Prevent Cybercrime and Save Your Business from Disaster
Cybercrime

Do This to Prevent Cybercrime and Save Your Business from Disaster

Cyber attacks are not a matter of "if" but "when."
Kari Warberg Block
Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit
Legal Issues

Target to Pay $10 Million to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Individual victims can receive up to $10,000 in damages.
Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA
Security

Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA

Stronger encryption has made it significantly more difficult for the U.S. government to spy on communications.
Arjun Kharpal
8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk
Cyber Security

8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk

Strengthening online security doesn't mean lowering your risk to zero, but you can plug the main gaps to reduce the largest potential issues.
Mindaugas Caplinskas
Expert Advice: How to Up Your Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Expert Advice: How to Up Your Cyber Security

What you need to know to fend off a hack attack
Protect Your Business with 5 Social-Media Security Tips
Cyber Security

Protect Your Business with 5 Social-Media Security Tips

Many company owners are unaware of the risks posed by their employees' online engagement.
Robert Siciliano
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You
Cyber Security

Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You

The fallout for a cyber attack can include a major hit to a company's reputation. Be proactive on the public-relations front.
Eric Basu
Companies Need to Take Responsibility for Protecting Sensitive User Data
Cyber Security

Companies Need to Take Responsibility for Protecting Sensitive User Data

Stealing data is a crime but those entrusted with protecting it bear responsibility for the measures they take.
Todd Feinman
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