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Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan
Young Entrepreneurs

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
Nina Zipkin
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
Security

Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade
Security

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
Nina Zipkin
Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain
Cybercrime

Hijacked! How to Stop Cybercriminals From Stealing Your Domain

With Twitter, Google and other big-name companies under attack, no one is safe. Here is how to prevent your domain (and website) from getting hijacked.
David L. Brown
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers
Taxes

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?
Office Tech

Is Your Cyber Security in Shape?

With cyber security issues facing major retailers, entrepreneurs are scrambling to protect customer data.
Adam Toren
The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World
Security

The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack
Meetup

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
Laura Entis
How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business
Drones

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
Nina Zipkin
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps
Cyber Attacks

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
Gabrielle Karol
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard
Office Tech

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
Benjamin Kabin
How to Protect Your Website From Negative SEO
SEO

How to Protect Your Website From Negative SEO

Ways you can prevent unethical SEO techniques from harming your site and your business.
Felix Tarcomnicu
Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most
Hackers

Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most

Seven percent of U.S. organizations lost more than $1 million to cybercriminals in 2013, according to a report by PwC.
Cadie Thompson
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?
Technology

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
Nina Zipkin