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Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

Massive security leak shows just how lax many people's standards are when it comes to online security.

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.

Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison has teamed up with Silent Circle to launch an innovative, secure email tool called Dark Mail.

President Obama's Twitter Links Hacked

President Obama's Twitter links were compromised on Monday in an apparent attack by the Syrian Electronic Army.

Could LinkedIn's New Intro App Put Your Private Info in the Wrong Hands?

LinkedIn rolled out an email app this week that is now being questioned by security researchers.

Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

A country with a fifth of China's population is actually responsible for the most attack traffic.

Apple Sells Record-Breaking 9 Million New iPhones in First Weekend

Apple sold more than nine million new iPhone 5S and 5C models this weekend amid 'incredible' demand, though hackers are already testing the iPhone 5S's fingerprint reading technology.

How to Avoid Getting Hacked (Infographic)

Protect yourself and your business against security threats with these tips.

Facebook Wrong in Refusing to Pay Helpful Hacker

A hacker who found a flaw in Facebook reported it to the company but was ignored. When he finally got the company's attention by posting directly on Mark Zuckerberg's wall, he was punished for it.

Google and Facebook Said to be in Battle to Acquire Social Mapping App Waze

Read about the growing interest in the Israel-based Waze, the problems with Twitter's two-step authentication process, Flickr's website malfunction and more social-media news.

After Hacks, Twitter Updates Sign-In Security

The microblogging service has updated its safeguards to include two passwords when logging in.

Easy Tips for Avoiding Twitter Hacks

How to steer clear of having your startup's account taken over by someone else.

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Cybersecurity Plan for Your Business

Practical tips for protecting your company from hackers and other online threats.

Why Apple's iPhone Might Be the Most Hacked Mobile Device

Apple's immense popularity apparently has its drawbacks.

Cyber Security a Growing Issue for Small Business

To keep sensitive data safe, consider these three tips collected from a House Committee on Small Business hearing today.

Google's New Portal Provides Help for Hacked Sites

The tech giant launches articles and videos that explain how to recover when your site has been compromised.

5 Lessons for Brands From the Burger King Twitter Hack

The company regained control of its Twitter feed after hackers overtook it for hours. Here's what brands need to know.

Is Your Business Ready for Cyber War?

With analysts predicting a surge in international hacking threats, here's what small businesses need to do to stay out of the crosshairs.

How Loved Ones Help You Beat Stress and Other Tips This Week

Why spending time with friends and family is essential, how to know whether you're sleep-deprived, the right amount of money to save and more: our best tips of the week.

New York Times Hacked: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Scams

Take these steps to protect your personal and professional information from hackers.

8 Steps to Creating Stronger Passwords

Use these guidelines to make sure you don't get hacked.

3 Essential Things to Teach Employees About Tech Security

What your staff needs to know in order to keep your valuable business data safe.

3 Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping Over Mobile Devices

With cyber criminals targeting mobile users more than ever, keep security top-of-mind this holiday season.

Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

Advice for keeping your website free of malicious content and your sensitive information protected from theft.

3 Scary Online Security Mistakes to Avoid

Tips for protecting your information from hackers.

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