Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Former Yahoo CEO Grilled By Congress About Security BreachFormer Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has told lawmakers that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim.
Girl Scouts To Give Out Cyber Security Merit BadgesThere is a new line of defense going up against the dark web world of hacking. And it's not some new high-tech startup in the Silicon Valley.
Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos May Grow At Workweek's StartEmployees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
Yahoo Waited 18 Months Before Investigating Massive Security BreachA regulatory filing raised further questions about why it took Yahoo so long to realize the severity of a 2014 hacking attack.
Twitter Denies Reports Of Massive Computer BreachA day after the NFL revealed its official Twitter account had been hacked, the San Francisco social media giant was denying new reports Thursday of a massive security breach.
Covered California Website At Risk For Cyber Attack, Feds SayFederal investigators say the website for Covered California is at risk for a cyber-attack.
Cyber Security Icon John McAfee Offers Hacker Team To Decrypt Terrorist's iPhoneCyber security legend John McAfee has offered the services of his team of hackers to decrypt an iPhone used by one of the killers in the San Bernardino massacre.
Obama Proposes More Cybersecurity Funding As FBI Faces Unbreakable Encryption TechnologyPresident Barack Obama announced the formation of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity and unveiled his final federal budget which includes $19 billion for cybersecurity funding.
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