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Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site
Cybersecurity

Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site

A spokesperson said Thursday that the company immediately detected the breach and sent messages to users to change their passwords.
These are the Worst Passwords That You Still Keep Using
Passwords

These are the Worst Passwords That You Still Keep Using

If you're still wondering whether "123456" would make a strong password, the answer is still no.
What VCs Want in 2016
VC

What VCs Want in 2016

From cybersecurity to robotics: 2016 investment predictions from top VCs
Michelle Goodman
Create a Back-Up Plan for Your Data
Data Security

Create a Back-Up Plan for Your Data

Don't wait until Armageddon strikes.
Robert Siciliano
5 Ways to Avoid Data Disasters
Cybersecurity

5 Ways to Avoid Data Disasters

Here's how to prevent the theft and / or loss of your priceless digital information.
Jim Flynne
Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen
Cybersecurity

Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen

The company said the data was likely stolen through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or through breaches of other companies that store its customer information.
Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone
Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone

Here are eight ways to protect your phone from crafty cybercriminals.
Gary Davis
5 Mobile Marketing Challenges to Expect in 2016
Marketing

5 Mobile Marketing Challenges to Expect in 2016

Mobile overtaking desktop as the primary channel for online shopping creates enormous opportunities for marketers who can adapt their strategy.
Matei Gavril
Microsoft to Warn Outlook Users of Suspected Hacks From Governments
Cybersecurity

Microsoft to Warn Outlook Users of Suspected Hacks From Governments

The policy shift at the world's largest software company follows similar moves since October by Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo.
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Geoff Weiss
Why Millennials Don't Worry That Much About Online Security
Millennials

Why Millennials Don't Worry That Much About Online Security

Studies show that the first generation to be born fully immersed in the digital world has very little to fear from it.
Peter Daisyme
Justice Department Looking Into Data Breach at Uber, Sources Say
Uber

Justice Department Looking Into Data Breach at Uber, Sources Say

Earlier this year, Uber revealed that as many as 50,000 of its drivers' names and their license numbers had been improperly downloaded.
Dell's Cybersecurity Unit SecureWorks Plans IPO
Dell

Dell's Cybersecurity Unit SecureWorks Plans IPO

The computing giant acquired the company in 2011 for $612 million. It said it plans to raise $100 million from the stock sale.
For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine
Cybersecurity

For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine

A growing crop of businesses is set on helping consumers and companies navigate the maze of threats.