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Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks
Data Storage

Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks

The 2-minute settings check verifies account recovery info, recent activity and approved devices.
Geoff Weiss
The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps
Security

The Next U.S. Corporate Security Risk: Dating Apps

Using apps like Tinder or OkCupid on company smartphones can pose a significant vulnerability, IBM says.
Hackers Strike Newsweek's Twitter Account
Hackers

Hackers Strike Newsweek's Twitter Account

The hacking group 'Cyber Caliphate' has hijacked another victim on social media.
Kate Taylor
U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency
Security

U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

A senior Obama official says the new agency will monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of diffuse risks.
The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.
Security

The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.

A study from Massachusetts Senator Edward J. Markey looks to illuminate what automobile companies are doing, or could be doing better, to prevent hack attacks on the open road.
Nina Zipkin
Cyber Attacks Force a Defense Strategy Re-Think
Security

Cyber Attacks Force a Defense Strategy Re-Think

Some businesses no longer assume they can keep hackers at bay, and instead are waging a guerrilla war from within their networks.
Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults
Chipotle

Hackers Hijack Chipotle's Twitter Account, Tweet F-Bomb and N-Word Insults

The global burrito giant fell victim to racist trolls who changed its Twitter profile image to a swastika, then ripped into a profanity-laden tweetstorm that was beyond offensive.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach
Hackers

What You Need to Know About Anthem's Massive Data Breach

Personal information for up to 80 million current and former customers of the second largest U.S. insurer are at risk.
Robert Hackett
Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You
Cyber Security

Sometimes Hackers Just Want to Embarrass You

The fallout for a cyber attack can include a major hit to a company's reputation. Be proactive on the public-relations front.
Eric Basu
Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses
Cyber Security

Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses

The goal is to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats.
Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace
Cybercrime

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking small businesses with alarming frequency. Find out how to stay safe.
Jason Ankeny
Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?
Cyber Security

Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?

Executives from IBM, Intel, Tanium, Exabeam, and FireEye offer their thoughts on President Obama's bid to bolster cyber security efforts.
Michal Lev-Ram
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
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