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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.
Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers
Security

Staples Data Breach May Have Hit More Than 1 Million Customers

New details have been released about the retailer's October breach.
10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Webmaster
Building a Website

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Webmaster

What you need to know when looking for the right person to design and maintain your website.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack
Cyber Attacks

FBI: North Korean Government Was Indeed Responsible for Sony Hack

The U.S. officially says the tools and infrastructure used in the attack were similar to previous activity from North Korea.
Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'
Privacy concerns

Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'

The tool was also shown to some third parties in a presentation view, the on-demand car service said.
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
Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month
Uber

Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

San Francisco and Los Angeles are suing the ridesharing service, the latest events in what's shaping up to be a trying time for the company
Laura Entis
Intel Unveils Platform to Simplify Connectivity of Products
Internet of Things

Intel Unveils Platform to Simplify Connectivity of Products

The tech giant wants to make it easier for companies to create Internet-connected smart products using its chips, security and software.
North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack
Cyber Security

North Korea Says Its Supporters May Be Behind Sony Attack

The country says accusations that it was to blame are nothing but 'wild rumor.'
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.
Make Hacking Harder (Infographic)
How To

Make Hacking Harder (Infographic)

Prioritize security to keep your company's data safe.
Nina Zipkin
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Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'
Passwords

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'

The security breach brings to light some of the worst password-protecting practices.
Nina Zipkin
Google Says R.I.P. to CAPTCHA (Sort Of)
Security

Google Says R.I.P. to CAPTCHA (Sort Of)

Instead of struggling to decipher a distorted series of characters, you'll now be asked to tick a box that reads 'I'm not a robot.'
Laura Entis
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.