Changes come as American business and government agencies face more intrusions and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands.
The hackers are said to have intercepted data and potentially gained access to passwords, iMessages, photos and contacts.
If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Action comes after massive data breaches have put millions of consumers at risk.
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Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over several types of accounts.
A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.
News comes on the heels of other big companies, like Hewlett-Packard and eBay, also splitting up.
The social-media company is the latest to speak up on speaking out about security issues.
Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.