News and Articles About Security

Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most
Hackers

Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most

Seven percent of U.S. organizations lost more than $1 million to cybercriminals in 2013, according to a report by PwC.
Cadie Thompson
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
Jason Fell
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Growth Strategies

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Gene Marks
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?
Technology

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
Nina Zipkin
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon
Technology

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'
Technology

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Benjamin Kabin
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords
Finance

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers' email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Catherine Clifford
Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy
Technology

Dark 'Cloud' Forming: The Struggle to Balance Security and Employee Privacy

With more workers predicted to bring their own hardware to work, solutions need to be found to secure data.
Nat Kausik
Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead
Technology

Why You Should Skip the Password and Try These Things Instead

With Edward Snowden causing a whole lot of hoopla over passwords, here are a few alternatives to keep your company safe and sound.
Scott Kriz
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Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card
Technology

Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

Just weeks after a claim that PayPal compromised the credit-card data of one of its users, the company's president claimed his card got skimmed.
Geoff Weiss
French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage
Technology

French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
Nina Zipkin
Preventing Another Target Attack
Technology

Preventing Another Target Attack

For retailers that don't want to be the next Target or Neiman Marcus, here are three tips they can do to protect themselves.
Eric Basu
Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound
Technology

Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets.
Mary Juetten
Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime
Technology

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Digital Crime Units helped take down seven major botnets last year.
Edward Jones