Cybercrime

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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
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
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
5 Things to Remember When Choosing Cyber Security Insurance
Cyber Security

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Cyber Security Insurance

Make sure your policy is the best one for your needs.
Meet the Cybersecurity Startup That's Caught the Eye of Google's Eric Schmidt
Cyber Security

Meet the Cybersecurity Startup That's Caught the Eye of Google's Eric Schmidt

Want to stop cyber attacks? Think like a hacker.
Carly Okyle
Big U.S. Data Breaches Offer Treasure Trove for Hackers
Security

Big U.S. Data Breaches Offer Treasure Trove for Hackers

A flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers have been aimed at grabbing personal data, industrial secrets and weapons plans from government and private computers.
U.S. Officials Report Massive Breach of Federal Personnel Data
Security

U.S. Officials Report Massive Breach of Federal Personnel Data

A foreign entity or government is believed to be behind the cyber attack.
Everett Rosenfeld
Password Statistics: The Bad, the Worse and the Ugly (Infographic)
Cybersecurity

Password Statistics: The Bad, the Worse and the Ugly (Infographic)

People have concerns about cybersecurity -- and with password habits like these, they should.
Carly Okyle
Why Hackers Go After All Your Info, Not Just the Important Stuff
Cyber Security

Why Hackers Go After All Your Info, Not Just the Important Stuff

You may think your company is too small to get noticed. Think again.
Eric Basu
Cyber Insurance Offers More Than Just Protection Against External Cyber Attacks
Cybercrime

Cyber Insurance Offers More Than Just Protection Against External Cyber Attacks

Think the Targets of this world are the only ones being hacked? Think again.
Travis Wall
How Dorkable Is Your Business?
Cyber Security

How Dorkable Is Your Business?

Many companies make a critical security mistake -- simply because they don't even know it's a threat at all.
Chris Hadnagy
4 Ways Your Small Business Can Better Prevent Cyber Crime
Cyber Security

4 Ways Your Small Business Can Better Prevent Cyber Crime

What you can do right now to discourage and maybe even stop hackers cold.
Brian Honigman