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Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?
Security

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?

Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
Matt Clinch
FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company
Cybercrime

FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company

'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Geoff Weiss
JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses
Data Breach

JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
Smartphones

FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
'Bash' Bug Could Be Bigger Than Heartbleed
Hackers

'Bash' Bug Could Be Bigger Than Heartbleed

A new security flaw has been uncovered that could impact everything from your personal Mac computer to enormous company servers.
Kate Taylor
Another Hack: Jimmy John's Is the Latest Chain to Suffer a Data Breach
Hackers

Another Hack: Jimmy John's Is the Latest Chain to Suffer a Data Breach

Approximately 216 Jimmy John's stores have been affected in the latest of a growing number of hacking incidents.
Kate Taylor
Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware
Hackers

Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware

Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach.
Kate Taylor
With iOS 8 Update, Apple Will No Longer Provide User Data to Police
Privacy concerns

With iOS 8 Update, Apple Will No Longer Provide User Data to Police

The vast record of information stored on Apple devices will only be available to users who possess a four-digit passcode.
Geoff Weiss
Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months
Hackers

Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months

The discreet methods of hackers make an incursion extremely hard to detect. Both large and small companies are at risk.
Eric Basu
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How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security
Security

How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security

While Apple has taken security precautions, experts warn there are ways hackers can still get your data.
Cadie Thompson
Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords
Hackers

Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords

Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg.
Laura Entis
Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.
Target

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

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