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Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months

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.
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
The Celebrity-Hacking Scandal Is a Rude Wake-Up Call on Cloud Security

The Celebrity-Hacking Scandal Is a Rude Wake-Up Call on Cloud Security

As business owners, you have to take responsibility to protect your sensitive documents and photos.
8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)

8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)

A look back at some of the worst cases of personal information being stolen.
Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach.
Apple Confirms Some Celeb Accounts Were Breached in Nude Photo Scandal

Apple Confirms Some Celeb Accounts Were Breached in Nude Photo Scandal

The tech giant has broken its silence regarding its probe into the mass leak of naked celebrity images by cyber criminals. Here are the latest developments.
Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize

More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by in-store cash register breaches, estimates the Department of Homeland Security.
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know.
John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing

John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing

The former fugitive and computer antivirus software tycoon warned that, by letting the Googles of the world intrude on our privacy, we are giving up our freedom as human beings.
Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Cyber Safeguard Faces Big Hurdle

Two-factor authentication would make online transactions more secure, but there are issues on both the consumer and business sides.
 5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

5 Steps to Keeping Your Private Communications Secure

Control where your company emails go, how long they're seen and retrieve them when necessary -- even after you hit send.
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

Seriously, It's Really Time to Upgrade From Windows XP

If you're still using Microsoft's old operating system after it ceases support, you'll be more vulnerable to viruses, hacks and other issues.
4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

A closer look at the outspoken NSA critic that Yahoo trusts to keep cybercrime out of its business and the business of its millions of users.
The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

The latest twist in the shattered exchange's meltdown has hackers calling Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles a fraud, a liar and a few other ‘choice’ words. Meanwhile, CoinDesk warns that the leaked files are Bitcoin wallet-pilfering trojans.
Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

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.

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