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

Because the 'The Fappening' wasnÂ’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.

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

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

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.

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.

Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords

Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg.

A Lack of Communication on Cyber Security Will Cost Your Business Big (Infographic)

IT professionals need to effectively communicate the real risks of data breaches to leaders.

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.

Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security

Criminals are getting more clever in the theft of consumer information. Companies should take immediate steps to better protect sensitive data.

Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web.

Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Most cyber attacks are preventable by taking a few simple but crucial security steps. Here's how to protect yourself and your company from hackers.

Cybercrime May Cost the U.S. Economy $100 Billion a Year

Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict, but one new study puts the price tag at an annual $100 billion.

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Cybersecurity Plan for Your Business

Practical tips for protecting your company from hackers and other online threats.

Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off

As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem.

Cyber Security a Growing Issue for Small Business

To keep sensitive data safe, consider these three tips collected from a House Committee on Small Business hearing today.

Reinventing Yourself and Other Tips This Week

How to innovate around obstacles, protect yourself from a cyber attack, reward your employees in meaningful ways and more: our best tips of the week.

How to Protect Your Small Business Against a Cyber Attack

Follow these steps to boost your company's security measures and thwart hackers -- keeping yourself, your employees and your customers safe.

Is Your Business Ready for Cyber War?

With analysts predicting a surge in international hacking threats, here's what small businesses need to do to stay out of the crosshairs.

FCC Updates Small-Business Tool for Fighting Cyber Threats

The revamped 'Small Biz Cyber Planner' includes online resources to beef up your security against cyber attacks.

What Technologies Banks Should Be Using to Keep Your Money Safe

A look at security-related banking tools that guard your business from fraud.

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