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Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business

Because startup founders can be slow to install safeguards against cyber attacks, criminals often target new companies.

PF Chang's Confirms Credit-Card Breach

The restaurant chain has moved to a manual credit-card imprinting system in the wake of a security breach.

Facebook Lets Users Determine the Ads They Want to See

The social giant is letting users modify their ad profiles while also gaining more information about them.

Twitter's TweetDeck Returns After Security Issue Derailment

Popular social-media tool gets hit by hackers sending strange messages.

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.

Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings

The backpack-like bulletproof shield may represent one of the most tragically apropos inventions of our time.

New iOS 8 Feature Can Help You Find a Lost iPhone, Is Also Kind of Creepy

Lost your phone? Bummer. But Apple has one more way for you to locate it.

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.

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.

U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage

The indictment marks the first time that the U.S. government has brought charges against foreign officials for cyber spying.

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.

Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says this feature is too important not to consider when picking the smartphone that's right for you.

Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

The security feature on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.

Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont discusses the one thing business owners need to do better when it comes to technology.

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.

The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015.

How to Create Super-Strong Passwords to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Security Bug

This online security hole could affect a sizable portion of the 'secure' web. Here's what you can do to stay safe.

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.

How to Diversify Your Company and Tackle New Industries

Offering related services can bring your firm new customers and added revenue. Here are four tips for making it all happen.

It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.

5 Reasons BYOD for Travel Is Here to Stay

If you don't let your employees use their own devices on the road, you are missing a chance to boost productivity.

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.

Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.

Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game

Something fishy (more like spammy) is going on at Tinder. Here's the inside scoop from one not so satisfied user.
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