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7 Ways to Shop Safely on Your Mobile
Data Security

7 Ways to Shop Safely on Your Mobile

We all shop online, and we all want it to be as convenient as possible. But safeguarding your data is important, too. Here's how.
Toby Nwazor
Hackers Breach Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers
Hackers

Hackers Breach Hundreds of Thousands of Cash Registers

A security researcher said the breach appears to have originated from a Russian cybercrime syndicate.
How Cybercrime Has Changed (Infographic)
Cybersecurity

How Cybercrime Has Changed (Infographic)

Over the last decade, the cyber security industry has had to expand and adapt as new threats emerge.
Carly Okyle
How Many Lost-Passwords Catastrophes Does It Take for People to Learn the Lesson?
Cybersecurity

How Many Lost-Passwords Catastrophes Does It Take for People to Learn the Lesson?

There is no absolute security on the Internet but the basic protections people could take are often skipped as inconvenient.
Joe Siegrist
Global Financial Network SWIFT Warns Customers of Multiple Cyber Fraud Cases
Cyber Attacks

Global Financial Network SWIFT Warns Customers of Multiple Cyber Fraud Cases

This is the first acknowledgement that the Bangladesh Bank attack was not an isolated incident.
How Network Segmentation Can Help Entrepreneurs Manage Ransomware Risks
Cybersecurity

How Network Segmentation Can Help Entrepreneurs Manage Ransomware Risks

Like most cyber attacks, it may be just a matter of time before your company is compromised. This one tip will help you avoid the damage when it happens.
Peter Gasca
Cyber Fraudsters Reap $2.3 Billion Through Email Wire-Transfer Scams
Cybercrime

Cyber Fraudsters Reap $2.3 Billion Through Email Wire-Transfer Scams

The cases involved some 17,642 businesses of all sizes scattered across at least 79 countries, according to the FBI.
Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America
Hackers

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Hackers for Hire With Corporate America

Hackers are a company's best last line of defense, and paying them to find security vulnerabilities is an increasingly common practice among all manner of companies, from Uber to GM.
Catherine Clifford
Adele Latest Celeb to Be Hacked, With Private Photos Online
Hackers

Adele Latest Celeb to Be Hacked, With Private Photos Online

A fan alerted the singer's management team after personal photos were posted in a closed Facebook group.
John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'
Entrepreneur Network

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
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.
Are Security Threats to Power and Water Plants Real? You Betcha, Says John McAfee.
Entrepreneur Network

Are Security Threats to Power and Water Plants Real? You Betcha, Says John McAfee.

The cybersecurity guru talks about different ways hackers can destroy power and water stations.
Entrepreneur Network
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
Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen
Cybersecurity

Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen

The company said the data was likely stolen through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or through breaches of other companies that store its customer information.