Security

Report: Chinese Hackers Attack U.S. Travel Industry
Hacks

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
Microsoft

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
Facebook

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
Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say
Security

Hackers Can Steal Your Information Through Sound Waves, Researchers Say

Researchers found that hackers can breach devices and steal the data by pointing an antenna and picking up those vibrations.
Ashley Madison Says It Is Relieved It Isn't Being Judged After Hack
Privacy Concerns

Ashley Madison Says It Is Relieved It Isn't Being Judged After Hack

The site is heartened by some initial public response that sees it as a victim.
U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Has Yet to Notify 21.5 Million Data Breach Victims

Still not a peep, even two months after discovering that sensitive personal information was compromised in a hack of government databanks, officials say.
Automakers Unite to Prevent Cars From Being Hacked
Security

Automakers Unite to Prevent Cars From Being Hacked

An alliance including Ford and General Motors said it will create a center for sharing information and analysis to help make cars more secure.
How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
Business Unusual

How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
Paula Andruss
Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack
Security

Millions More Americans Hit By Government Data Hack

Data stolen included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information.
NYSE Says Software Problem Led to Trading Outage
NYSE

NYSE Says Software Problem Led to Trading Outage

The nearly four-hour trading halt this week resulted from a technical problem that stemmed from new software rolled out.
Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance
Ask a Geek

Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Insurance

What it covers, what it costs and why it matters.
Mikal E. Belicove
Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter
Security

Grounded Planes, Halted Stocks: Why Today's Scary String of Tech Glitches Matter

Protect your computers and tech systems with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work
Mobile Apps

How This Ex-Googler Is Reinventing the Way Security Cameras Work

Carter Maslan's app Camio only gives you the footage you might actually use.
Matt Villano