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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

Which spies scare you more?

Jan 17, 2014
The NSA announcement is sucking up a lot of the oxygen today. But what should we be more worried about: the government holding data – or the likes of Target?
Posted In: nsa, Target, cybersecurity

RSA and the NSA: Who is telling the truth?

Dec 24, 2013
The latest revelation about government surveillance is that the National Security Agency had a partner in building weakness into security standards: a firm that is supposed to be strengthening them.
Posted In: cybersecurity, nsa, NSA leaks

Target credit hack relied on failings of magnetic strip

Dec 23, 2013
The credit card magnetic strip remains prevalent in the U.S, when other countries have moved onto more secure credit and debit cards.
Posted In: Target, Credit Cards, cybersecurity, data security

Is your email safe anywhere?

Oct 14, 2013
Is email completely secure anywhere in the world?
Posted In: email, surveillance, cybersecurity

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