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New Computer Bug Could Impact 20K Websites

May 26, 2015 11:55 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

A fix for a new computer bug could impact more than 20,000 websites, rendering them unreadable.

Senate Expected To Act On NSA Collection Of Phone Records

May 22, 2015 10:07 am | by Ken Dilanian, Associated Press | News | Comments

The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now...

Survey: Medical Costs, Cybersecurity Top Business Leaders' Concerns

May 22, 2015 10:04 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Business leaders once again expressed concerns about rising medical costs at a higher rate than...

Domestic Surveillance Fate Unclear After Lengthy Senate Talk

May 21, 2015 9:44 am | by Charles Babington, Associated Press | News | Comments

The fate of the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records is unclear following an...

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Bay Area Thieves Target Prius Batteries

May 21, 2015 9:40 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Hybrid car batteries are becoming an increasingly popular target for thieves in the San Francisco area.

'Smart' Invisible Ink Could Foil Counterfeiters

May 14, 2015 11:42 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new kind of sophisticated invisible ink that they say can be used to create codes that would be nearly impossible for counterfeiters to duplicate.

Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime In The Age Of Information

April 28, 2015 11:37 am | by Kevin Young | Articles | Comments

Mounting threats to cybersecurity are pressuring businesses to evaluate the security of their networks.

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New Pentagon Strategy Warns Of Cyberwar Capabilities

April 23, 2015 10:31 am | by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | News | Comments

A new Pentagon cybersecurity strategy lays out for the first time publicly that the U.S. military plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies.

Computer Security Has ‘Failed,’ Tech Expert Says

April 22, 2015 11:57 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Breaches and attacks have gotten worse and will continue to get worse until the computer security world changes its mindset, says RSA President Amit Yoran. Elizabeth Weise reports from the big cybersecurity conference in San Francisco. 

Verizon Report Shows 'Sizable Gaps' In Cybersecurity Measures

April 16, 2015 9:57 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Organizations continue to exhibit "sizable gaps" in their cybersecurity protocol, according to the latest annual data breach report from Verizon.

Can Cybercriminals Exploit IoT?

April 13, 2015 11:42 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Cybercriminals will exploit vulnerabilities in new technology as they figure out how to make money from such activities, say a group of security experts.

Cybersecurity: The Ongoing Situation

April 9, 2015 12:34 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

In this day and age, due to such aggressive attacks by hackers, every company should assume that they have been or will be hacked. Activate founder Michael Wolf discusses cybersecurity in the wake of the Heartbleed bug and recent company hack attacks. 

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Cybercrime Fighting Group Takes Down Beebone Botnet

April 9, 2015 10:17 am | by Raphael Satter, Associated Press | News | Comments

A new group of international cybercrime fighters claimed one of its first kills Thursday, pulling the plug on malicious servers that hijacked at least 12,000 machines, most of them in the United States.

AT&T Paying $25M To Settle U.S. Action Over Data Breaches

April 9, 2015 10:08 am | by Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

AT&T is paying $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers.

Obama Signs Order Creating New Cyber Sanctions Program

April 2, 2015 10:20 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | News | Comments

President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.

Study: Manufacturers Should Upgrade Risk Management Practices

March 31, 2015 10:25 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation recommends that manufacturers convert their risk management practices to "an ongoing conversation rather than a periodic presentation."

5 Tips To Catch A Hacker

March 27, 2015 11:35 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Tech expert and Chief Technology Officer at SRV Network, Inc., Karl Volkman, returns to give his tips for catching a hacker. 

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New Alternatives To Computer Passwords

March 25, 2015 11:52 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Forget about forgetting passwords — Yahoo has introduced a system for sending single-use passwords on demand to mobile phone users, while Microsoft is proposing "biometric authentication,” in which your computer must recognize your face, iris or fingerprint to grant you access

IT & OT Turn To Physical Security For Productivity

March 19, 2015 11:29 am | by Greg Varga & Bob Voss | Articles | Comments

Tapping the full potential of smart, connected devices hinges on having physical security and access-control technologies and processes capable of protecting the new streams of industrial data. 

At Odds With Google, U.S. Seeks New Rule On Computer Access

March 13, 2015 9:47 am | by Eric Tucker, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Justice Department is at odds with Google and privacy groups over the government's push to make it easier to locate and hack into computers in criminal investigations, a simmering conflict with constitutional and policy implications.

Will The Apple Watch Give Hackers Another Way In?

March 12, 2015 11:38 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Pkware CEO Miller Newton discusses Apple Watch security features. 

Apple, Android Browsers Vulnerable To 'FREAK Attack'

March 4, 2015 9:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."

Securing Your Smartphone

March 2, 2015 11:58 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Gary Kovacs discusses the importance of securing your smartphone.

FCC Backs Net Neutrality

February 27, 2015 9:52 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to protect so-called "net neutrality" by establishing uniform standards for those using the Internet.

Goldman CEO On Hacking: 'Certainty Is Unavailable'

February 26, 2015 12:40 pm | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says securing the bank's technology is "anxiety producing" and that "it would be foolish to make claims of perfection" because "the reliance on technology is one of the biggest risks we all have."

Why Manufacturers Need To Do Their Duty To Protect Core Applications

February 24, 2015 11:17 am | by Mariano Nunez | Articles | Comments

In 2014, organizations were caught off guard by the increase in advanced threats targeting vulnerabilities within business-critical applications. In order to ensure that this information is secured, manufacturing organizations must implement measures that eliminate any and all threats to the business before they evolve.

Superfish Points Fingers Over Ad Software Security Flaws

February 23, 2015 10:31 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

 A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. has also won praise for producing visual search technology that many see as the next big thing in online shopping.

Lenovo Shipped Laptops With Security Flaw, Experts Say

February 20, 2015 9:37 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Experts say the world's biggest computer maker shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords or other sensitive information when you use the web to shop, pay bills or check email.

U.S. Army Launches Giant Blimp To Test Air Defense

February 19, 2015 11:20 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

It's not a bird or a plane, but a blimp in the sky, floating over Maryland's Baltimore suburbs. It's the newest security system launched by the Army to protect major cities along the East Coast, and it can detect everything from a cruise missile to a large drone.

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