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From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
Privacy concerns

From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'
Security

New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'

Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over several types of accounts.
Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked
Security

Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense
Cybercrime

In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense

Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.
DJ Summers
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
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