Cyber Attacks

John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'
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John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'

The anti-virus pioneer says that U.S. intelligence officials need to stop spying on citizens and start protecting them from true enemies.
Entrepreneur Network
Cyber Criminals Snap Up Expired Domains to Serve Malicious Ads
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Criminals Snap Up Expired Domains to Serve Malicious Ads

Users visiting the websites of the New York Times, Newsweek, BBC and AOL, among others, may have installed malware on their computers if they clicked on the malicious ads.
Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks
Cybersecurity

Software Company Hacks Sex Toy to Illustrate Growing Cybersecurity Risks

A Trend Micro spokesman said, 'If I hack a vibrator it's just fun. But if I can get to the back-end, I can blackmail the manufacturer.'
In First-Ever Campaign, Hackers Target Apple Users With Ransomware
Cyber Attacks

In First-Ever Campaign, Hackers Target Apple Users With Ransomware

Security experts estimate that ransoms total hundreds of millions of dollars a year from cyber criminals, who typically target Windows users.
Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.
Cybersecurity

Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.

It doesn't take much to introduce a base layer of security in your small business -- so why allow your operation to be vulnerable a moment longer?
Larry Alton
Los Angeles Hospital Paid Hackers $17,000 Ransom in Bitcoins
Cyber Attacks

Los Angeles Hospital Paid Hackers $17,000 Ransom in Bitcoins

Paying the ransom was the "quickest and most efficient way" of regaining access to the affected systems, hospital president said.
Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone
Cybercrime

Digital Pickpockets Are Now Targeting Your Smartphone

Here are eight ways to protect your phone from crafty cybercriminals.
Gary Davis
Microsoft to Warn Outlook Users of Suspected Hacks From Governments
Cybersecurity

Microsoft to Warn Outlook Users of Suspected Hacks From Governments

The policy shift at the world's largest software company follows similar moves since October by Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo.
For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine
Cybersecurity

For Cybersecurity Companies, It's Time to Shine

A growing crop of businesses is set on helping consumers and companies navigate the maze of threats.
China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored
Cyber Attacks

China Says Hack of U.S. Government Was Not State Sponsored

The cyber attack was the work of criminals, according to China's official Xinhua news agency.
Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches
Malware

Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches

ModPOS is an especially sophisticated point-of-sale malware that current security programs can't catch.
Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit
Cybersecurity

Moody's: Cyber Attacks Are a Growing Risk for Corporate Credit

The ratings agency says it does not 'explicitly incorporate' cyber attack risk in its analysis, but is paying more attention to it.
Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware
Malware

Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware

There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.
Hacker Group Anonymous Declares War On Islamic State
Hackers

Hacker Group Anonymous Declares War On Islamic State

The hacker community that attacked PayPal and Mastercard is responding to the attacks in Paris.