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12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers
Hackers

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers

Hackers, like burglars, seek easy targets. Even basic steps significantly increase your security.
John Rampton
4 Ways to Mount a Cyber Defense in Light of the U.S. Military's Social-Media Hack
Cyber Attacks

4 Ways to Mount a Cyber Defense in Light of the U.S. Military's Social-Media Hack

Just because it wasn't data or computer networks that were attacked doesn't mean it's not detrimental to your business.
Jennifer Openshaw
14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses
Social Media

14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses

Knowing what all of these nightmares are means knowing how to prevent them.
Robert Siciliano
How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible
Security

How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.
Jillian D'Onfro
To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats
Security

To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats

The U.S. president is expected to announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
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.
If 2014 Was the Year of Stolen Consumer Data, Are Corporate Secrets Next?
Cloud computing

If 2014 Was the Year of Stolen Consumer Data, Are Corporate Secrets Next?

With more companies moving information to the cloud, we could be in for hacks in the business-to-business world.
Tom Scearce
Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack

The world's second busiest USD Bitcoin exchange is offline after some of its operational wallets were compromised.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone
Hackers

Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone

Most of the cybersecurity attacks this year were aimed at computer networks, leaving smartphones relatively unscathed. But security experts warn that is about to change.
Arjun Kharpal
How Sony Employees Reacted Immediately After the Hack
Sony

How Sony Employees Reacted Immediately After the Hack

Employees relied on phones and note pads to reach one another, and paychecks had to be cut manually using an old machine.
North Korea Had Help With Sony Hack, Investigators Say
Sony

North Korea Had Help With Sony Hack, Investigators Say

An official close to the ongoing investigation says that some aspects of the hack were beyond North Korea's abilities.
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
'The Interview' Earns $18 Million in Opening Weekend
News and trends

'The Interview' Earns $18 Million in Opening Weekend

The embattled film became the No. 1 online movie in Sony's history.
How Sony Could Have Won a No-Win Situation
Hackers

How Sony Could Have Won a No-Win Situation

Sony's reaction to the cyber attack against "The Interview" caused far more harm than anything the hackers leaked.
Steve Tobak