Security

Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices
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Here We Go: New Malware Targets Apple Devices

A security firm says it has discovered a new family of malware, underscoring the increasing sophistication of attacks on iPhones and Mac computers.
Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.
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Your Company Is Probably Going to Get Hacked. Here's How to Protect It.

Three information security chiefs share their companies' secrets to staying safe.
Nina Easton
From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
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From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup
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The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup

Plus: Find out what happens when a centenarian signed onto Facebook.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'
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New 'Poodle' Web Threat Not Seen as Menacing as 'Heartbleed'

Google researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over several types of accounts.
Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked
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Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

A member of an anonymous information-sharing website claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts.
Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company
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Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company

News comes on the heels of other big companies, like Hewlett-Packard and eBay, also splitting up.
Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?
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Self-Driving Cars: The Next Terrorism Threat?

Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
Matt Clinch
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FBI Director: Chinese Hackers Have Infiltrated Every Major U.S. Company

'There are two kinds of big companies in the United States…those who've been hacked by the Chinese, and those who don't know they've been hacked by the Chinese.'
Geoff Weiss
JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses
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JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe
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FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
With iOS 8 Update, Apple Will No Longer Provide User Data to Police
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With iOS 8 Update, Apple Will No Longer Provide User Data to Police

The vast record of information stored on Apple devices will only be available to users who possess a four-digit passcode.
Geoff Weiss
Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security
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How Hackers Could Get Around Apple Pay Security

While Apple has taken security precautions, experts warn there are ways hackers can still get your data.
Cadie Thompson