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Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.
Security

Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.

Three information security chiefs share their companies' secrets to staying safe.
Nina Easton
For Extra Safety, You Can Now Access Gmail With a Physical Key
Cyber Security

For Extra Safety, You Can Now Access Gmail With a Physical Key

More secure than a two-step verification code, a physical key helps hacker-proof your Google account.
Laura Entis
U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks
Cyber Security

U.S. National Security Prosecutors Shift Focus From Spies to Cyber Attacks

Changes come as American business and government agencies face more intrusions and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands.
China-Backed Hackers May Have Infiltrated Apple's iCloud
Hackers

China-Backed Hackers May Have Infiltrated Apple's iCloud

The hackers are said to have intercepted data and potentially gained access to passwords, iMessages, photos and contacts.
From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
Privacy concerns

From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments
Security

Obama to Sign Cybersecurity Order, Wants Safer Payments

Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk.
The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'
Security

New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'

Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over several types of accounts.
Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked
Security

Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
Cybercrime

In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense

Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.
DJ Summers
Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company
Security

Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company

News comes on the heels of other big companies, like Hewlett-Packard and eBay, also splitting up.
Twitter Sues Justice Department for Right to Reveal Surveillance Requests
Security

Twitter Sues Justice Department for Right to Reveal Surveillance Requests

The social-media company is the latest to speak up on speaking out about security issues.
Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?
Security

Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?

Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
Matt Clinch
Cybercrime

FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company

'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Geoff Weiss