Security

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
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Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy
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The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy

With ecommerce platforms making it easier than ever to launch a website, competition is fierce. To ensure your website stands up to the trust test, make sure it has these seven components
Bryan Lovgren
8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)
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8 of the Biggest Data Breaches Ever and How They Happened (Infographic)

A look back at some of the worst cases of personal information being stolen.
Catherine Clifford
Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In
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Forget Passwords: A Look at the Future of Logging In

Researchers are coming up with new ways to make a password-less future a reality.
Hamza Ali
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
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The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
Nina Zipkin
P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants
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P.F. Chang's Says Credit-Card Breach Affected 33 Restaurants

The Asian-themed restaurant chain revealed the breach affected 33 locations across 16 states.
Kate Taylor
Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?
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Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
Geoff Weiss
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Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, This Startup Will Be Watching You

Placemeter aims helps cities run more efficiently. But its tactics might creep you out.
Jason Fell
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?
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Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
Geoff Weiss
This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home
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This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home

Vivint's new 'Sky' system learns how you interact with your home to make it a smarter place. It's not just automation, but smart automation.
Emily Price
Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding
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Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding

'Powerless devices will not be permitted onboard the aircraft,' the TSA said, in order to thwart bombs potentially concealed within handheld gadgets.
Geoff Weiss
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Cyber Insurance: The Next Big Thing for Businesses

A growing number of small businesses are buying up cyber insurance to protect themselves in the event of a cyber attack.
Mary Thompson
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant
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Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Geoff Weiss
Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million
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Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million

The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam.
Geoff Weiss