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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 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.

The security feature on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.

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

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)

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

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

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

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

The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks

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

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.

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

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

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.

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.

How to Protect Your Website From Negative SEO

Ways you can prevent unethical SEO techniques from harming your site and your business.

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers’ email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.

Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

With Edward Snowden causing a whole lot of hoopla over passwords, here are a few alternatives to keep your company safe and sound.

Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

Just weeks after a claim that PayPal compromised the credit-card data of one of its users, the company's president claimed his card got skimmed.

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.

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