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Community Health Systems

Health records are an easy target for identity thieves

Aug 19, 2014
The word is Chinese hackers stole some 4.5 million patient records.
Posted In: data breach, hackers, digital medical records, cybersecurity

Heard of the Internet of Things? So have hackers.

Aug 15, 2014
Hackers say manufacturers aren’t taking basic steps to secure smart devices.
Posted In: internet of things, cybersecurity, hackers

20 years of online shopping later...

Aug 12, 2014
...69 percent of Americans shop online.
Posted In: online shopping, cybersecurity, e-commerce

Hacking away in Las Vegas

Aug 4, 2014
A look at this week's Black Hat and Defcon security conferences.
Posted In: hacking, cybersecurity, data security
Hackers

Good news for security firms: our data's not safe

Jul 10, 2014
Cybersecurity breaches are creating big opportunities for data security businesses
Posted In: cybersecurity, hackers, China

Target credit card breach still hurts small businesses

Jun 11, 2014
After credit card hacks, it's tough to get customers' new credit card numbers.
Posted In: Target credit cards, banking, cybersecurity, credit card fraud
The National Security Agency (NSA) in the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Maryland.

Why Google isn't really 'free'

May 19, 2014
A peek at Frontline's documentary on the NSA, secrecy and private companies.
Posted In: nsa, Google, cybersecurity, Frontline
Anti-Virus software

Goodbye Norton anti-virus software

May 5, 2014
The demise of anti-virus software.
Posted In: cybersecurity, anti-virus software, security breach

Alarms went off at Target during the security hack

Mar 13, 2014
Security experts say what happened at Target is no surprise, given how poorly prepared big companies are to deal with data security issues.
Posted In: Target, cybersecurity

Lucky for Target, the company had insurance

Feb 26, 2014
Target says the security breach cost the company $61 million. But the net loss is only $17 million, thanks to cyber insurance policies.
Posted In: Target, cybersecurity

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