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Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.

Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.

He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach.
U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January

U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January

The country is following in the footsteps of Japan, Sweden and the United States, which have all sanctioned public tests for the burgeoning tech.
Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

'We're hiring,' the company says of its new security outfit, which will work to maintain cybersecurity across the Internet going beyond Google's own workings on the web.
U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data

U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data

A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era.
Viral App 'Yo' Hires Its Hacker

Viral App 'Yo' Hires Its Hacker

The founder of the ultra popular messaging app says it was ‘lucky’ the hack came at an early stage and the company is now working with the developer who hacked it.
The ‘Yo’ Explosion Comes Full Circle: Viral App Gets Hacked

The ‘Yo’ Explosion Comes Full Circle: Viral App Gets Hacked

The app that revolves around a one-syllable word starts off as a joke, brings in $1 million dollars in funding and then gets hacked. Only in Silicon Valley.
Twitter's TweetDeck Returns After Security Issue Derailment

Twitter's TweetDeck Returns After Security Issue Derailment

Popular social-media tool gets hit by hackers sending strange messages.
Hacker Duo Brings 'Bricked' Apple Devices Back to Life

Hacker Duo Brings 'Bricked' Apple Devices Back to Life

As the 'kill switch' debate rages on in legal circles and among trade groups, a duo of hackers may have already made the conversation obsolete.
Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success

Recruiting at a Hackathon? 5 Tips for Success

Relationships, not resumes, will nab you the perfect candidate at hackathons.
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don’t necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool

NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool

The surveillance agency tweeted out a scrambled message on Monday meant to draw in would-be code breakers.
Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's board praised the way CEO Gregg Steinhafel 'held himself personally accountable' for the company's massive data breach five months ago, but has decided it's time for new leadership.
Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

The security feature on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.
Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont discusses the one thing business owners need to do better when it comes to technology.
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

How to Create a Super Strong Password (Infographic)

In the wake of the recent Heartbleed SSL bug revelation, it's more crucial now than ever to update all of your online passwords. Here's how in one easy, neat and tidy infographic.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Bug

While the 'Heartbleed' bug is causing pandemonium in the online world, individuals need to stay calm and protect their personal information.
Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

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.
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?

Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?

With cyber security issues facing major retailers, entrepreneurs are scrambling to protect customer data.
The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
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