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IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Nina Zipkin
How Dorkable Is Your Business?
Cyber Security

How Dorkable Is Your Business?

Many companies make a critical security mistake -- simply because they don't even know it's a threat at all.
Chris Hadnagy
6 Surprising Places Hackers Hide
Security

6 Surprising Places Hackers Hide

The innocent items that might let hackers into your home or business.
Nina Zipkin
Expert Advice: How to Up Your Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Expert Advice: How to Up Your Cyber Security

What you need to know to fend off a hack attack
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
Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model
Growth Strategies

Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model

By following this strategy, you'll become a more agile and efficient company.
Jon Elvekrog
Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Suspends Operations Following Hack

The world's second busiest USD Bitcoin exchange is offline after some of its operational wallets were compromised.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone
Hackers

Hackers' Next Major Target: Your Smartphone

Most of the cybersecurity attacks this year were aimed at computer networks, leaving smartphones relatively unscathed. But security experts warn that is about to change.
Arjun Kharpal
How Sony Employees Reacted Immediately After the Hack
Sony

How Sony Employees Reacted Immediately After the Hack

Employees relied on phones and note pads to reach one another, and paychecks had to be cut manually using an old machine.
North Korea Had Help With Sony Hack, Investigators Say
Sony

North Korea Had Help With Sony Hack, Investigators Say

An official close to the ongoing investigation says that some aspects of the hack were beyond North Korea's abilities.
Apple Releases First Automatic Security Update
Security

Apple Releases First Automatic Security Update

The update, which will help Mac users defend against newly identified bugs, is the first update that requires no user involvement.
Obama Classifies Sony Hack as Cyber Vandalism, Not 'Act of War'
Cyber Security

Obama Classifies Sony Hack as Cyber Vandalism, Not 'Act of War'

The president says the massive hack was a 'very costly' event.
Texas Theater Takes on North Korea With Team America
Marketing

Texas Theater Takes on North Korea With Team America

After Sony's 'The Interview' is cancelled, a theater finds a creative marketing hook to fight back.
Ray Hennessey
In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency
Hackers

In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency

North Korea has reportedly poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121.