Security

Meet the Bomb-Proof 'Fly-Bag' That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane
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Meet the Bomb-Proof 'Fly-Bag' That Could Suppress an Explosion on an Airplane

The technology shows how a plane's luggage hold may be able to contain the force of a bomb.
Children's Photos Among Data Stolen in Hack of Toy Maker VTech
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Children's Photos Among Data Stolen in Hack of Toy Maker VTech

A vigilante hacker's breach of 5 million accounts for the Hong Kong-based Internet-connected toy maker brings parents' worst nightmares into reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider
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Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider

Sometimes a potential employee isn't all he or she seems to be. Proper screening is a must.
Michael Georgiou
Paper Documents Are Potential Data Breaches Too
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Paper Documents Are Potential Data Breaches Too

Crucial signed documents need special consideration in your overall security program.
Cris Burnam
Putting Your Business at Risk is a Communications Channel You'd Never Guess: Paper
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Putting Your Business at Risk is a Communications Channel You'd Never Guess: Paper

Are you overlooking this risk factor, which last year caused 25 percent of federal agencies' security breeches?
Thomas Tedford
15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack
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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
Anti-Virus Pioneer and Ex-Fugitive John McAfee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid
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Anti-Virus Pioneer and Ex-Fugitive John McAfee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

McAfee will be running as a member of the self-started 'Cyber Party,' with a platform that touts his unique tech proficiencies.
Geoff Weiss
Should U.S. Tech Companies Be Forced to Hand Over Data Held Overseas?
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Should U.S. Tech Companies Be Forced to Hand Over Data Held Overseas?

A New York Court of Appeals is set to hear a case brought by Microsoft in response to a search warrant for emails that are on a server in Ireland.
This Video Doorbell Lets You Answer Your Door With Your Smartphone
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This Video Doorbell Lets You Answer Your Door With Your Smartphone

Richard Branson didn't care that Ring tanked on Shark Tank. He invested millions anyway.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks
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California Prosecutors Say Convicted Criminals Passed Uber's Background Checks

The ridesharing service is accused of having brought on drivers who have previously been convicted of murder and sex crimes.
Hackers Release the Personal Information of Adultery Seekers Who Joined Ashley Madison
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Hackers Release the Personal Information of Adultery Seekers Who Joined Ashley Madison

It's not a good day for members of the dating site, which boasts the slogan 'Life is short. Have an affair.'
Laura Entis
Report: Chinese Hackers Attack U.S. Travel Industry
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Report: Chinese Hackers Attack U.S. Travel Industry

American Airlines and the reservation processing company Sabre Corp. have been targeted in the latest round of security breaches.
Laura Entis
Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs
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Microsoft Offers Up to $100,000 to People Who Identify Security Bugs

Having just released Windows 10, the tech giant is looking to pay out big bucks to bug hunters.
Benjamin Snyder
Someday, Your Facebook Friends May Determine Whether You Get a Loan
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Someday, Your Facebook Friends May Determine Whether You Get a Loan

Facebook's latest patent suggests lenders could approve or deny loans based on a user's social connections.
Kia Kokalitcheva