Hackers

We Could Be 3 Years Away From Secured Connected Cars, Automakers Say
Cars

We Could Be 3 Years Away From Secured Connected Cars, Automakers Say

While companies work out the kinks in self-driving vehicles' algorithms, hackers are still a huge concern.
Nina Zipkin
Pentagon Competition Dares You to Hack its Websites
Hackers

Pentagon Competition Dares You to Hack its Websites

While the government is keeping sensitive systems off-limits, this will hopefully identify vulnerabilities that in-house experts wouldn't catch.
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
Scammer Gains Access to Snapchat Payroll Data After Posing as CEO
Snapchat

Scammer Gains Access to Snapchat Payroll Data After Posing as CEO

The malicious email claimed to come from CEO Evan Spiegel, and someone in Snapchat's payroll department fell for it.
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.
Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check
Data Storage

Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check

This is the second year in a row the tech giant has offered the deal.
Nina Zipkin
Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site
Cybersecurity

Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site

A spokesperson said Thursday that the company immediately detected the breach and sent messages to users to change their passwords.
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.
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Geoff Weiss
5 Ways to Have Yourself a Secure Little Online Shopping Season
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5 Ways to Have Yourself a Secure Little Online Shopping Season

As criminals continue to evolve their tactics to steal personal and private information, it's becoming more difficult to identify holiday fraud.
Grayson Milbourne
Twitter Warns Some Users of Possible State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks
Hackers

Twitter Warns Some Users of Possible State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

Hackers may have been trying to obtain information such as email addresses, IP addresses, and/or phone numbers.
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.