Cybercrime

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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
4 Essential BYOD Security Measures
Cyber Security

4 Essential BYOD Security Measures

Employees using their mobile devices for work is an efficiency boon but also a constant risk that requires systematic management.
Larry Alton
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
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