Security

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'
Passwords

Get This: Sony Hack Reveals Company Stored Passwords in Folder Labeled 'Password'

The security breach brings to light some of the worst password-protecting practices.
Nina Zipkin
Google Says R.I.P. to CAPTCHA (Sort Of)
Security

Google Says R.I.P. to CAPTCHA (Sort Of)

Instead of struggling to decipher a distorted series of characters, you'll now be asked to tick a box that reads 'I'm not a robot.'
Laura Entis
FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks
Security

FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of 'Destructive' Cyberattacks

The alert comes after a devastating breach last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season
Cyber Security

How to Prepare Your Small Business's Technology for the Holiday Season

While business owners always have to expect the unexpected, here are four things you can do to prepare your business technology for the holiday season.
Keith Tanaka
Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market
Security

Cyber Ring Stole Corporate Secrets for Gaming U.S. Stock Market

The operation is said to have compromised sensitive data about dozens of publicly held companies.
Prepare Your Network for Employees' Inevitable Cyber Monday Shopping
Cyber Security

Prepare Your Network for Employees' Inevitable Cyber Monday Shopping

The reality each year on Cyber Monday is that billions are spent online during office hours. You're wise to watch for bandwidth traffic jams and security threats.
Ken Allen
People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
Security

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
Nina Zipkin
New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses
Privacy Concerns

New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses

Symantec says an advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals.
Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug
Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute code and take over a user's computer by tricking them into visiting a bad URL.
Benjamin Kabin
Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack
Cyber Attacks

Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack

Cybersecurity researchers say the bug enables hackers to access their devices by persuading users to install malicious applications.
Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage
Cyber Security

Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage

Security researchers have uncovered a sophisticated campaign that targets executives once they sign on to computers using in-room wireless connections.
Home Depot Says About 53 Million Email Addresses Stolen in Breach
Hackers

Home Depot Says About 53 Million Email Addresses Stolen in Breach

That's in addition to customer data for 56 million payment cards previously disclosed by the retailer.
Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices
Security

Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices

A security firm says it has discovered a new family of malware, underscoring the increasing sophistication of attacks on iPhones and Mac computers.
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