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Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules
Technology

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.
Catherine Clifford
Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules
Technology

Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.
Benjamin Kabin
Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack
Technology

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.
Brian Patrick Eha
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
Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack
Technology

Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.
Heesun Wee
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
Extortion Over $50,000 Twitter Handle Sets a Chilling Precedent
Technology

Extortion Over $50,000 Twitter Handle Sets a Chilling Precedent

A California web developer with the Twitter handle @N was forced to give it to a hacker who compromised both his PayPal and GoDaddy accounts
Geoff Weiss
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