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This One Stat Will Make You Never Want to Use an ATM Again
Security

This One Stat Will Make You Never Want to Use an ATM Again

Debit-card security compromises at ATMs were up this year -- by a lot.
Daniel Roberts
Starbucks Denies Reports Its Mobile App Was Hacked
Hackers

Starbucks Denies Reports Its Mobile App Was Hacked

The coffee chain denied reports that said cyber-criminals had used its mobile payments app to siphon money from its customers.
Phil Wahba
'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security
Security

'Venom' Vulnerability: Serious Computer Bug Shatters Cloud Security

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw that allows attackers to move freely across virtual machines.
Robert Hackett
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
Tesla and Elon Musk's Twitter Feeds Hacked
Hackers

Tesla and Elon Musk's Twitter Feeds Hacked

The rogue message had one person's phone ringing and ringing.
6 Surprising Places Hackers Hide
Security

6 Surprising Places Hackers Hide

The innocent items that might let hackers into your home or business.
Nina Zipkin
Company Executives Poorly Placed to Handle Rising Cyber Risk
Security

Company Executives Poorly Placed to Handle Rising Cyber Risk

A new survey says less than half of company boards have the necessary skills to manage the rising threat of cyber attacks.
Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs
Security

Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs

If a hacker can get a Windows user to click on a bad link in an email or on a website, it can essentially hijack communications and steal sensitive information.
Social Coding Site GitHub Hit by Days-Long Cyber Attack
Security

Social Coding Site GitHub Hit by Days-Long Cyber Attack

China is reportedly the source of the attack.
How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.
Security

How Much Do Data Breaches Cost Big Companies? Shockingly Little.

From Sony to Target, big companies that were hacked felt barely a dent to their bottom line, an analysis reveals.
Robert Hackett
U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime
Security

U.S. Urges Companies to Do More to Fight Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is probably the biggest risk facing companies across the world, officials say.
Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security
Security

Avoiding the 'Inevitable' Breach: 4 Ways Retailers Should Amp Up Security

There's ample advice out there telling chief information officers how to build a breach recovery plan, but the key steps to avoiding such an event are not as clear.
Ken Paull
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.
CIA Sought to Hack Apple iPhones for Nearly a Decade
Security

CIA Sought to Hack Apple iPhones for Nearly a Decade

Top-secret documents suggest U.S. government researchers created a version of Apple's application development tool to create surveillance backdoors into programs distributed on the App Store.