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FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks
Security

FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks

The alert comes after a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season
Cyber Security

How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season

While business owners always have to expect the unexpected, here are four things you can do to prepare your business technology for the holiday season.
Keith Tanaka
Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market
Security

Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market

The operation is said to have compromised sensitive data about dozens of publicly held companies.
Why Competitors Should Collaborate More on Cyber Security Issues
Cyber Security

Why Competitors Should Collaborate More on Cyber Security Issues

More companies should follow the lead of a financial industry consortium that shares information to avoid security risks.
Eric Basu
E-Cig Chargers Could Infect Computer With Malware
Malware

E-Cig Chargers Could Infect Computer With Malware

What's supposedly better for your lungs may not be healthy for your hard drive.
Carly Okyle
NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure
Cybercrime

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure

He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug
Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute code and take over a user's computer by tricking them into visiting a bad URL.
Benjamin Kabin
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Kate Taylor
Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack
Cyber Attacks

Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack

Cybersecurity researchers say the bug enables hackers to access their devices by persuading users to install malicious applications.
United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach
Data Breach

United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach

The hack may have compromised more than 800,000 employees' personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Laura Entis
How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector
Hackathons

How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector

A variety of businesses, from retail to service industries, are organizing internal events using the creative talents of their own employees to solve, or hack, problems.
Home Depot Says About 53 Million Email Addresses Stolen in Breach
Hackers

Home Depot Says About 53 Million Email Addresses Stolen in Breach

That's in addition to customer data for 56 million payment cards previously disclosed by the retailer.
Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers
Cyber Security

Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers

Two financial regulatory groups have announced that their jointly produced software program, Soltra Edge, will become available on Dec. 2.
Catherine Clifford
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
Geoff Weiss