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Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

A new survey of 2,000 adults released today show that one quarter of respondents admit to stealing from their boss.
10 Easy Steps to Track, Lock and Wipe Data From Your Android Devices

10 Easy Steps to Track, Lock and Wipe Data From Your Android Devices

If your Android-powered phone or tablet is lost or stolen, follow these steps to set up the Android Device Manager now.
Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit Founder Developing New Email Encryption Tool to Keep Government Out

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison has teamed up with Silent Circle to launch an innovative, secure email tool called Dark Mail.
Employees Ditch Company Tech in Favor of Personal Devices

Employees Ditch Company Tech in Favor of Personal Devices

Increasingly, employees believe in BYOD -- bring your own device. Here's what companies may lose due to their terrible tech.
Could LinkedIn's New Intro App Put Your Private Info in the Wrong Hands?

Could LinkedIn's New Intro App Put Your Private Info in the Wrong Hands?

LinkedIn rolled out an email app this week that is now being questioned by security researchers.
4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft

4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft

Nearly 80 percent of retailers have been a victim of gift-card fraud. Don’t let your store be the next victim.
A Year Later, Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Appease Angry, Confused Customers

A Year Later, Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Appease Angry, Confused Customers

The free update offers customers more flexibility and customization, improved security and more robust cloud integration.
Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

Think China is the No. 1 Country for Hacking? Think Again.

A country with a fifth of China's population is actually responsible for the most attack traffic.
Can This Company Save You From the NSA's Prying Eyes?

Can This Company Save You From the NSA's Prying Eyes?

The National Security Agency better watch out. One business is gunning to get them.
7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

Be it a workplace disaster or a violent crime, when your employees' safety is compromised, you need to be prepared to keep them safe. Here are seven ways to be prepared.
The Risks of Business Travel in a Wired World (Infographic)

The Risks of Business Travel in a Wired World (Infographic)

From identity thieves who lurk on unsecured Wi-Fi networks to absurd charges for mobile data usage, there are a lot of things for travelers to keep in mind when getting online. This infographic can help.
Should You Be Worried About Apple Having Your Fingerprints?

Should You Be Worried About Apple Having Your Fingerprints?

Apple says the fingerprint data stored by the new iPhone is encrypted and kept 'inside a secure enclave,' but there's still reason to pause.
Faster and Cheaper Ways to Speed Through Airport Security

Faster and Cheaper Ways to Speed Through Airport Security

More airlines are offering fliers a chance to skip security lines -- for a price.
Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web.
Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

A new report released by the Pew Research Center finds that almost all Internet users have taken steps to erase their digital footprints. Just who they are trying to avoid, though, may surprise you.
Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Sift Science is a cloud-based service that tracks consumer e-commerce behavior patterns and assigns every user a "fraud score."
HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership

HootSuite Gets Serious About Social Media Security With New Partnership

The popular social-media dashboard will offer a new series of features to its enterprise-level customers.
How to Avoid Getting Hacked (Infographic)

How to Avoid Getting Hacked (Infographic)

Protect yourself and your business against security threats with these tips.
Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Don't Get Hacked -- Tools to Fight Cyber Attacks

Most cyber attacks are preventable by taking a few simple but crucial security steps. Here's how to protect yourself and your company from hackers.
Surge in Mobile Banking Creates a Security Gap That's a 'Wild West' for Fraudsters

Surge in Mobile Banking Creates a Security Gap That's a 'Wild West' for Fraudsters

More consumers are using their smartphones or tablets for online banking, which could raise security risks.

Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.
Cybercrime May Cost the U.S. Economy $100 Billion a Year

Cybercrime May Cost the U.S. Economy $100 Billion a Year

Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict, but one new study puts the price tag at an annual $100 billion.
Microsoft Asks U.S. to Let It Disclose Security Requests

Microsoft Asks U.S. to Let It Disclose Security Requests

The software giant says it has asked for more freedom to disclose how it handles requests for customer data from national security organizations.
10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Webmaster

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.
NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.

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