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IBM Uncovers New, Sophisticated Cyber Scam Targeting Businesses
Security

IBM Uncovers New, Sophisticated Cyber Scam Targeting Businesses

It uses a combination of phishing, malware and phone calls that has netted Eastern European cyber criminals more than $1 million.
8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk
Cyber Security

8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk

Strengthening online security doesn't mean lowering your risk to zero, but you can plug the main gaps to reduce the largest potential issues.
Mindaugas Caplinskas
Your Shiny New Lenovo Laptop Might Be Vulnerable to Hacking
Hackers

Your Shiny New Lenovo Laptop Might Be Vulnerable to Hacking

Experts say the world's largest PC maker pre-installed a virus-like software on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to cyberattacks.
More Than 100,000 WordPress Websites Reportedly Infected by Russian Malware
Hackers

More Than 100,000 WordPress Websites Reportedly Infected by Russian Malware

Google has already flagged 11,000 malicious domains -- though it is likely that many more than that have been compromised by a mysterious virus called 'SoakSoak.'
Geoff Weiss
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.
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
New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses
Privacy concerns

New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses

Symantec says an advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals.
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.
Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices
Security

Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices

A security firm says it has discovered a new family of malware, underscoring the increasing sophistication of attacks on iPhones and Mac computers.
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
Salesforce

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.
Catherine Clifford
5 Ways You Can Be Swindled by Click Fraud
Pay-per-click

5 Ways You Can Be Swindled by Click Fraud

Pay-per-click advertising is a good way to make an honest living but a very tempting target for crooks all over the world.
Anca Bradley
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed
Security

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January
Technology

U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January

The country is following in the footsteps of Japan, Sweden and the United States, which have all sanctioned public tests for the burgeoning tech.
Geoff Weiss
The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer
Internet security

The Phishing Expedition You Want to Avoid This Summer

Take these 12 steps to avoid an undesired visitor to your company's information or personal data.
Robert Siciliano