China targets Apple for location-tracking apps
Chinese state media issues an overblown report slamming Apple for devices that -- surprise -- tracking your location.
Chinese hackers broke into U.S. federal employee network
Hackers from China sought information on government employees, including which personnel have security clearances.
The new plague: Computer viruses that extort you
Watch out for ransomware. It's a type of computer virus that locks away your files and extorts you for money.
Google Glass wearers can steal your password
New software can take video recorded on Google Glass to steal passwords.
Americans' baby photos and resumes among NSA spy haul
New disclosures based on documents Edward Snowden gave to The Washington Post show just how easy it is for Americans' private conversations to be swept into the spy agency's traps.
Russia attacks U.S. oil and gas companies in massive hack
Russian hacker spies are attacking energy companies. It's the latest sign the Cold War has gone cyber.
Secret message app Wickr moves to Wall Street
Wickr is a messaging app that offers ultimate secrecy via self-destructing messages and military-grade encryption. Now Wickr wants to be the backbone of every market trade in the world.
5 online privacy tips from an ex-FBI agent
Mary Galligan knows cybersecurity better than anyone. She led the FBI's cyber team in New York and helped catch notorious hackers. Here's her privacy advice.
Why I put World of Warcraft on my resume
Meet Stephen Gillett: A level 70 Paladin who also has been the CIO of Starbucks and is now COO of Symantec. World of Warcraft helped him get the Starbucks job.
Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot
It's been one year since Comcast started its monster project to blanket the entire nation with continuous Wi-Fi coverage. Imagine waves of wireless Internet emitting from every home.
Stalker: A creepy look at you, online
Security researchers created 'Stalker,' a tool that's like looking at a social network page full of your Web secrets.
P.F. Chang's confirms credit data was stolen
P.F. Chang's says it is manually processing credit cards after acknowledging that credit and debit data was stolen at some restaurants,
Simple tips to avoid getting hacked
Protect yourself against hackers and unwanted surveillance with these basic steps.
Why you'll keep getting hacked
Hacked companies have exposed the personal details of 110 million Americans -- that's half of the nation's adults. Here's why it keeps happening.
Feds to auction $17.4 million in bitcoin from Silk Road
The U.S. government is about to put $17.4 million in bitcoin on the auction block.
Meet the guy who just broke TweetDeck
TweetDeck was hacked on Wednesday by a worm that hijacked people's accounts. But it's all because an Austrian boy was playing with hearts. ♥
Microsoft fights warrant in drug cartel case
Microsoft is fighting a government search warrant seeking customer emails stored abroad in a case that could have far-reaching legal implications.
Talking cars: the next hacking target
Here's why Internet talking cars -- the federal government overhaul hailed as "the greatest safety program" -- will actually allow hackers access to your steering, acceleration and brakes too.
Second Chinese military unit linked to cyber espionage
Security researchers have accused a second Chinese military unit of carrying out cyber espionage attacks against foreign corporations.
Heartbleed Part 2: The handshake bug
There's yet another problem with OpenSSL, the safety feature guarding our private Web communication. It's targets the handshake between your computer and a website.
How the NSA can 'turn on' your phone remotely
Government spies can't really bring your phone back to life without ever touching it. But they can make your phone play dead.
Get ready for car software updates
When our cars become smartphones on wheels, expect software updates. And with that, a car that improves over time.
Google testing super-secure email
End-to-End encryption will soon be available Google Chrome, and it's the best encryption available.
Apple's HomeKit isn't hack-proof
HomeKit might actually usher in the future connected home. It's more convenient. And in some ways, it's safer too.
U.S. takes out computer malware that stole millions
Authorities say they have disrupted two sophisticated types of computer malware used to steal millions of dollars from people all over the world.
Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked
It was once the stuff of sci-fi. But in a few years, cars will be susceptible to hacking by someone on the other side of the world.
Half of American adults hacked this year
2014 is quickly becoming the year of the hack. Get used to it. Massive data breaches are becoming a monthly occurrence.
How celebrity hacker 'Sabu' helped feds thwart 300 cyber-attacks
The celebrity hacker "Sabu" helped the FBI imprison his friends and stop more than 300 cyber-attacks in the three years since he betrayed several major hacking groups.
NBC to air Edward Snowden interview
Brian Williams' one-hour interview will air at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28.
Why hasn't eBay emailed about the attack?
It's been more than 24 hours since eBay announced it was hacked. Why hasn't it emailed customers to let them know?
'I made Obama's BlackBerry'
Dickie George, a former NSA technical director, says he developed Obama's BlackBerry and the 'red phone.'
Hackers can 'un-brick' stolen iPhones
Hackers have found an unconventional -- and questionable -- way to unbrick locked Apple devices.
Major eBay hack; all passwords to be reset
Hackers now have eBay users' names, passwords, emails, physical addresses and more.
China's long history of spying on business
China denies U.S. claims that it steals secrets from American companies but experts say espionage has long been part of the country's economic strategy.
What were China's hacker spies after?
Chinese hackers were after nuclear power plant blueprints, business plans and trade secrets.
Inside FBI's massive cybercrime bust
From a command center in lower Manhattan, the FBI helps execute a global sweep of cyber perps who used the notorious Blackshades software to steal passwords and spy on innocents.
What you really agree to when you click 'accept'
How the rich protect their online identity
For some wealthy people, protecting themselves online means shelling out as much as $300,000 for high-end reputation defenders.
JetBlue's weird password rule: No Q or Z
The quirky reason behind JetBlue's puzzling password rule.
WSJ Twitter account hacked
Wall Street Journal
was just hijacked and used to poke fun at an American security expert.
Snapchat settles FTC charges for lying about privacy
Snapchat wasn't as secure as it promised, and it lied to customers about collecting information. Now it's settling charges with the FTC.
IPhone bug leaves emails vulnerable
Your iPhone and iPad aren't encrypting email attachments, according to a German researcher.
Target breach: How things stand
Target's CEO resigns months after the company experienced a massive data breach that exposed millions of customers to hackers.
IE bug used to attack defense & banks
Hackers are using the flaw in the Internet Explorer browser to attack the United States' critical infrastructure.
Internet Explorer bug fixed, even for XP
Microsoft has patched the Internet Explorer bug, and it's not leaving Windows XP hanging out to dry.
Chip-based credit cards coming to Target
A big U.S. retailer is finally moving into safer chip-and-PIN credit cards.
Where you're safe from Heartbleed
It looks like you can connect to Wi-Fi at most coffee shops, hotels and airports without worrying about hackers using Heartbleed to spy on you.
AOL hack causes zombie spam
A massive hack swipes AOL account data -- and brings long-discarded email accounts back from the dead to spam you.
Internet Explorer has a nasty bug
A new bug in Internet Explorer allows hackers to commandeer your computer.
Don't assume you're safe from Heartbleed
The tech world is still reeling from the Heartbleed Internet bug. It'll be with us for a while. Assume your online interactions aren't protected.
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