News and Articles About Security

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked
Technology

5 No-Brainer Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

While big-name retailers continue to make headlines about security breaches ,entrepreneurs are in no way free from danger. Here are a few simple ways to protect your business from cyber attacks.
Matthew Toren
The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi
Technology

The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi

Open Wi-Fi networks aren't always safe ones. Make sure your devices are protected against attackers before you surf from a new place.
Emily Price
The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them
Technology

The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them

A new study claims that nearly 54 million autonomous vehicles will be sold by 2035. But as smart devices proliferate across all categories, risks abound.
Geoff Weiss
Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack
Technology

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.
Laura Entis
Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's
Technology

Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's

Neiman Marcus reported that a more-than-expected 1.1 million shoppers may have been affected by a hack job that employed similar malware to the kind that compromised Target.
Geoff Weiss
Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS
Technology

Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS

The tech giant aims to beef up security by getting hackers to pinpoint weaknesses.
Laura Entis
Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage
Growth Strategies

Target Is Newest Retailer to Drop Part-Time Health Coverage

The retailing giant follows Trader Joe's and The Home Depot example, while facing company layoffs and lingering concerns following December's security breach.
Nina Zipkin
Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say
Technology

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.
Jason Fell
Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection
Technology

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
Catherine Clifford
Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?
Technology

Uh, Did Your Refrigerator Just Send Me an Internet Virus?

Security firm outlines a recent cyber attack using internet-connected household devices.
Jason Fell
Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim
Technology

Target Chief Apologizes as 'Holiday Hack' Claims Yet Another Victim

Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel addressed Target's data breach in his first live interview since the incident, while Neiman Marcus announced its own security violation.
Geoff Weiss
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process
Technology

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
Laura Entis
Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking
Technology

Target Says Up to 70 Million Customers Affected By Hacking

The fallout from Target's Black Friday hacking incident continues with the company saying 70 million people were affected by the data breach -- a much larger figure than the 40 million initially reported.