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Ashley Madison Says It Is Relieved It Isn't Being Judged After Hack
Privacy Concerns

Ashley Madison Says It Is Relieved It Isn't Being Judged After Hack

The site is heartened by some initial public response that sees it as a victim.
U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims

Still not a peep, even two months after discovering that sensitive personal information was compromised in a hack of government databanks, officials say.
Automakers Unite to Prevent Cars From Being Hacked
Security

Automakers Unite to Prevent Cars From Being Hacked

An alliance including Ford and General Motors said it will create a center for sharing information and analysis to help make cars more secure.
How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
Business Unusual

How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
Paula Andruss
Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack
Security

Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack

Data stolen included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information.
NYSE Says Software Problem Led to Trading Outage
NYSE

NYSE Says Software Problem Led to Trading Outage

The nearly four-hour trading halt this week resulted from a technical problem that stemmed from new software rolled out.
Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance
Ask a Geek

Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance

What it covers, what it costs and why it matters.
Mikal E. Belicove
Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter
Security

Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter

Protect your computers and tech systems with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work
Mobile Apps

How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work

Carter Maslan's app Camio only gives you the footage you might actually use.
Matt Villano
Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates
IT Security

Samsung Caught Blocking Windows Security Updates

Turns out you may be at risk if you're running Windows 8.1 on a Samsung computer.
Facebook Nabs Yahoo Exec as New Chief Security Officer
Facebook

Facebook Nabs Yahoo Exec as New Chief Security Officer

The position was vacated by Joe Sullivan who left Facebook in April to join Uber.
Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity
Security

Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity

Can you guess which one fails the worst?
Identify and Stop Rogue Employees Before They Become a Security Threat
Security

Identify and Stop Rogue Employees Before They Become a Security Threat

There are three types of rogue employees: The Innovative, The Bad and The Lazy. Here's how you can identify and stop them in their tracks.
Troy Moreland
One of the Most Popular Password Security Companies Was Hacked
Security

One of the Most Popular Password Security Companies Was Hacked

You should probably change your LastPass password, ASAP.