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UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation
Security

UK and U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Up Cyber Security Cooperation

The two nations will set up "cyber cells" to share intelligence and conduct simulated attacks to test the defences of organisations such as banks.
PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices
PayPal

PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices

The ecommerce company also announced that its reader will be EMV-compliant by this summer.
Laura Entis
How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible
Security

How to Make Sure Your Gmail Is as Secure as Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.
Jillian D'Onfro
Security

To Fight Hackers, Obama Wants Companies to Share Threats

The U.S. president is expected to announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
Microsoft, Google Tangle Over Windows Security Patch
Competition

Microsoft, Google Tangle Over Windows Security Patch

At issue: Google revealing a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 8.1 system just days before the company was scheduled to roll out a fix for the problem.
Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy
Security

Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy

The laws are aimed at protecting Americans and the trail of data they leave on smart phones, computers and other devices.
EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech
Technology

EMV, CNP, OMG: Big Things Are on the Way in 2015 for Financial Tech

Credit and debit cards may get a little safer, but theft online will grow. And Bitcoin still won't gain big traction.
Matt Rothstein
Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity
Cyber Attacks

Lessons We Can Take From the Battlefield to Bolster Cybersecurity

What makes sense for defense in the real world is just as good an idea in the virtual world.
David Canellos
Apple Releases First Automatic Security Update
Security

Apple Releases First Automatic Security Update

The update, which will help Mac users defend against newly identified bugs, is the first update that requires no user involvement.
Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar
Franchises

Why Franchisees Are on Cybercriminals' Radar

With big-name corporations making headlines for data breaches, small franchisees may feel like they wouldn't be a target for hackers. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Phil Smith
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.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
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.