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Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
Salesforce

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy
Ecommerce

The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy

With ecommerce platforms making it easier than ever to launch a website, competition is fierce. To ensure your website stands up to the trust test, make sure it has these seven components
Bryan Lovgren
Best Practices for Employees to Protect the Company From Hackers
Cyber Attacks

Best Practices for Employees to Protect the Company From Hackers

With employees working at home and visiting personal sites at work, their guard is often let down. Here's a guide to Internet browsing done safely.
Dirk Anderson
8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)
Infographics

8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)

A look back at some of the worst cases of personal information being stolen.
Catherine Clifford
Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears
Security

Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In
Security

Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In

Researchers are coming up with new ways to make a password-less future a reality.
Hamza Ali
6 Steps to Create an Effective BYOD Plan (Infographic)
Business Circle

6 Steps to Create an Effective BYOD Plan (Infographic)

Increase employees' productivity and protect your company's data with these tips for building a safe 'bring your own device' plan.
Nina Zipkin
UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed
Security

UPS Stores In 24 States Hacked, Private Customer Data Possibly Exposed

The shipping giant's retail franchise was hit by a malware attack, potentially jeopardizing customer's identifying and financial information. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
Advertising

The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
Nina Zipkin
John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing
Security

John McAfee: You Should Care That Your Privacy Is Disappearing

The former fugitive and computer antivirus software tycoon warned that, by letting the Googles of the world intrude on our privacy, we are giving up our freedom as human beings.
Benjamin Kabin
P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants
Security

P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants

The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states.
Kate Taylor
Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?
Travel

Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
Geoff Weiss
Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You
Privacy concerns

Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You

Placemeter aims helps cities run more efficiently. But its tactics might creep you out.
Jason Fell
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?
Legal

Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
Geoff Weiss