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Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year
Security

Facebook's Safety Solution: Hire a Cop for $200,000 a Year

The social media giant has partnered with the city of Menlo Park, Calif., to have a police officer patrol the area surrounding Facebook's headquarters.
Target CIO Out Following Data Breach
Target

Target CIO Out Following Data Breach

The retailer is shaking up its digital-security strategy after suffering one of the worst credit-card hacks in history.
Ray Hennessey
The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World
Security

The Internet of Things: New Threats Emerge in a Connected World

Most consumers are now very aware that their computer could be targeted with malware. There is also growing awareness that the new generation of smartphones are also vulnerable to attack. However, few people are aware of the threat to other devices.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack
Meetup

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
Laura Entis
Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps
Cyber Attacks

Beware These 3 Tax-Time Cyber Traps

Symantec cyber-security expert Kevin Haley says small businesses may be more vulnerable to hack attacks during tax season.
Gabrielle Karol
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
Security

6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard
Office Tech

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
Benjamin Kabin
Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most
Hackers

Cybercrime Hits U.S. Companies Harder Than Most

Seven percent of U.S. organizations lost more than $1 million to cybercriminals in 2013, according to a report by PwC.
Cadie Thompson
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
Jason Fell
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Growth Strategies

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
Gene Marks
Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?
Technology

Which Age Group Is Most Likely to Be Hacked?

According to a new survey, twenty-somethings are actually the worst at keeping their personal data and passwords safe.
Nina Zipkin
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon
Technology

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Apologizes About Crippling Hack, Says Withdrawals to Resume Soon

Troubled virtual currency platform rolls out new system, set to rebound from recent attack.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'
Technology

Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With 'Ultrasonic Sound'

The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
Benjamin Kabin
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords
Finance

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers' email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Catherine Clifford