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Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

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Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.
January 20, 2014 in Security
Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

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Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
January 17, 2014 in Security
Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

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Security firm outlines a recent cyber attack using internet-connected household devices.
January 17, 2014 in Security
Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim

Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim

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Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel addressed Target's data breach in his first live interview since the incident, while Neiman Marcus announced its own security violation.
January 13, 2014 in Security
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

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The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
January 13, 2014 in News and Trends
Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking

Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking

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The fallout from Target's Black Friday hacking incident continues with the company saying 70 million people were affected by the data breach -- a much larger figure than the 40 million initially reported.
January 10, 2014 in News and Trends
McAfee Founder Elated That Intel Is Renaming Security Products, Says It's the 'Worst Software on the Planet'

McAfee Founder Elated That Intel Is Renaming Security Products, Says It's the 'Worst Software on the Planet'

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Intel will drop the McAfee name from its security products, hoping to distance itself from controversial founder John McAfee, who says the move has delighted him 'beyond words.'
January 7, 2014 in News and Trends
No Apologies: On Hack, Snapchat Founder Says 'We Thought We Had Done Enough'

No Apologies: On Hack, Snapchat Founder Says 'We Thought We Had Done Enough'

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On the 'Today' show, the 23-year-old discussed the inevitabilities of hacking while reassuring users.
January 3, 2014 in Security
Happy New Year? Snapchat and Skype Get Hacked

Happy New Year? Snapchat and Skype Get Hacked

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In just the first day of 2014, Snapchat and Skype were rudely awakened to the need to improve security measures.
January 2, 2014 in News and Trends
4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

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Ways to get the most from the theft prevention technology and techniques you’re already using.
December 30, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

Lesson Learned: TV Anchor Shows Off Bitcoin, Is Instantly Robbed

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A Bitcoin that was shown during a segment on Bloomberg TV was immediately stolen by an observant Reddit user, providing the host and his audience with a valuable lesson about security and digital currency.
December 23, 2013 in Payments & Collections
Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job

Target Hit by a Sophisticated Hack Job

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The retail company was targeted by hackers who may have tampered with the machines customers use to swipe their cards.
December 19, 2013 in Security
Photos: Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

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A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
December 19, 2013 in News and Trends
Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

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Executives of the largest U.S. technology companies are meeting at the White House to talk Healthcare.gov and issues of national security.
December 17, 2013 in News and Trends
6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

6 Simple, Low-Tech Ways to Reduce Shoplifting

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Lighting and personal greetings are among the low-tech ways you and can make your store less attractive to thieves.
December 6, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Get This: Drones That Attack and Take Over Other Drones

Get This: Drones That Attack and Take Over Other Drones

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So much for the future of product delivery. A serial hacker has created a device that can hack into and seize control of other drones.
December 6, 2013 in News and Trends
Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

Your Password Is 123456? Wow. Seriously?

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Massive security leak shows just how lax many people's standards are when it comes to online security.
December 5, 2013 in Security
Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

Hacker: Obamacare Site Has Major Security Flaws

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A cybersecurity expert says it could take a year to secure the risk of 'high exposures' of personal information on the federal Obamacare online exchange.
November 25, 2013 in Security
McAfee: Spam, Malware On the Rise

McAfee: Spam, Malware On the Rise

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Cyberthreats are growing and evolving, with spam messages increasing 125 percent in the third quarter, according to a new report by McAfee Labs.
November 25, 2013 in Security
6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

6 Tips to Reduce Employee Theft

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One in every 40 employees steals from their employer. Make sure that your store isn’t a target.
November 21, 2013 in Grow Your Business

Mobile Carriers Say No to Proposed 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Theft

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A trade group representing companies including Verizon and AT&T has rejected the feature that would make mobile devices unusable if stolen.
November 19, 2013 in Security
Tech Trend for 2014: The Risk in BYOD Offices

Tech Trend for 2014: The Risk in BYOD Offices

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More work environments are adopting "bring you own device" policies but it's raising malware concerns.
November 19, 2013 in Security

How to Ensure Your Technology is Secure, Stable and Scalable

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Focus on the security, stability, scalability and sustainability of your digital infrastructure to keep your business ahead of the competition.
November 14, 2013 in Security
3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

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We get to the bottom of some recent business myths that are circulating the web.
November 7, 2013 in Security
5 Ways Tech Is Stopping Theft

5 Ways Tech Is Stopping Theft

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Thieves’ jobs just got harder with technologies tracking everything from store displays to people’s faces.
November 7, 2013 in Management & Operations

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