Cybercrime

News and Articles About Cybercrime

Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)
Password Security

Why Your Password is Hackerbait (Infographic)

This infographic offers some serious stats on cybersafety.
Carly Okyle
Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy
Security

Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy

The laws are aimed at protecting Americans and the trail of data they leave on smart phones, computers and other devices.
3 Lessons From Sony Pictures Cautionary Tale
Cyber Security

3 Lessons From Sony Pictures Cautionary Tale

Here are three key takeaways from the hack, and what you can do to avoid these mistakes.
John Ackerly
These High-Tech Jeans Protect You From Wireless Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud
Far Out Tech

These High-Tech Jeans Protect You From Wireless Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Tech-savvy pickpocketers beware: These jeans were made for blocking you, and that's just what they'll do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency
Hackers

In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency

North Korea has reportedly poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121.
Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market
Security

Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market

The operation is said to have compromised sensitive data about dozens of publicly held companies.
NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure
Cybercrime

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure

He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)
Cloud computing

Is Your Company's Data Safe in the Cloud? (Infographic)

Despite the risks, more than half of all U.S. businesses are trusting the cloud. Where does yours stack up?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands
Cyber Security

519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands

FBI officials warn business owners and the financial sector to stay vigilant.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks
Cyber Security

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.
11 Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals
Cyber Criminals

11 Ways to Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals

Professionals are on the loose, hoping to prowl through your computer networks, but they're not working for your company. Here's how to keep their hands off your firm's data.
Robert Siciliano
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense
Cybercrime

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.
DJ Summers
FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company
Cybercrime

FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company

'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Geoff Weiss