Hackers

7 Cybersecurity Layers Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand
Cybersecurity

7 Cybersecurity Layers Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand

In light of the recent hacks of high profile companies and individuals, entrepreneurs would do well to understand and maximize their online protection.
Peter Gasca
15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack
Security

15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack

Victims' home addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers could now be up for grabs on the black market.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In Government Hack, the Number of Fingerprints Stolen Has Jumped to 5.6 Million
Data Breach

In Government Hack, the Number of Fingerprints Stolen Has Jumped to 5.6 Million

Hackers who stole security clearance data on millions of Defense Department and other U.S. government employees got away with about 5.6 million fingerprint records, some 4.5 million more than initially reported, the government states.
Apps

Kardashian-Jenner Sisters' New Websites Have a Massive Security Flaw

Nearly 900,000 users' data was exposed.
Robert Hackett
5 Growing Cyber-Security Epicenters Around the World
Cybersecurity

5 Growing Cyber-Security Epicenters Around the World

Cyber-security companies are hiring by the droves, with some creating hundreds or thousands of jobs every year alone.
Zach Cutler
Ashley Madison Claims 'Hundreds of Thousands' of New Users Have Created Accounts in the Last Week
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Claims 'Hundreds of Thousands' of New Users Have Created Accounts in the Last Week

The company's latest blog post reads like a weak, desperate attempt to save face.
Laura Entis
Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?
Ashley Madison

Has the Ashley Madison Hacker Been Identified?

A security researcher has found clues via Twitter.
Benjamin Snyder
Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Hit With Another Lawsuit Following Hack

This comes in the wake of a class-action suit filed against its parent company Avid Life Media in Canada last week.
The Hacker Who Breached a Moving Jeep Has Left His Job at Twitter
Hackers

The Hacker Who Breached a Moving Jeep Has Left His Job at Twitter

Charlie Miller, who also used to work for the NSA, reportedly resigned from his job at the social giant.
Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data
Ashley Madison

Hackers Release Second Wave of Ashley Madison Data

This leak is larger than the first and appears to contain the emails of the CEO who runs Ashley Madison's parent company.
Robert Hackett
IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought
Cyber Attacks

IRS Says Cyberattacks Were More Extensive Than Previously Thought

A new review has identified 220,000 additional data breaches.
U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme
Hackers

U.S. Charges Nine People in $30 Million Insider Trading Scheme

The defendants allegedly breached corporate press release distributors to see business news before it was publicly available.
This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home
Security

This $30 Device Can Break Into Almost Any Keyless Door in Your Car or Home

Samy Kamkar's 'Rolljam' device can steal codes from keyless items. Sweet dreams, readers.
Steve Dent
Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches
Android

Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.