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Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips
Security

Why Your Credit Card Company Wants to Replace Magnetic Strips With Microchips

Magnetic strip credit cards will soon be extinct in the U.S. Here's the technology that will replace them and what you need to know about it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now
Security

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage
Legal

U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage

The indictment marks the first time that the U.S. government has brought charges against foreign officials for cyber spying.
Geoff Weiss
The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)
Technology

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug
Security

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
 Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone
Smartphones

Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says this feature is too important not to consider when picking the smartphone that's right for you.
Jason Fell
Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.
Samsung Galaxy

Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

The security feature on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.
Noah Kravitz
Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now
Security

Entrepreneurs Need to Get Serious About Security -- Now

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont discusses the one thing business owners need to do better when it comes to technology.
Jason Fell
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach
Security

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
Benjamin Kabin
The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It
Smartphones

The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015.
Laura Entis
How to Create Super-Strong Passwords to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Security Bug
Security

How to Create Super-Strong Passwords to Protect Yourself From the 'Heartbleed' Security Bug

This online security hole could affect a sizable portion of the 'secure' web. Here's what you can do to stay safe.
Lisa Eadicicco
The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work
Cyber Security

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.
Scott McLaren
How to Diversify Your Company and Tackle New Industries
Diversification

How to Diversify Your Company and Tackle New Industries

Offering related services can bring your firm new customers and added revenue. Here are four tips for making it all happen.
Todd Pedersen
It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.
Security

It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.
Kim Lachance Shandrow