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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

Adobe admits it's been hacked, customer information compromised

Oct 4, 2013
Hackers have gained access to almost 3 million customer accounts.
Posted In: Tech, Internet, Adobe, hackers, hacking, privacy, online security, cybersecurity

The Chamber of Commerce gets into...cyber security?

Sep 25, 2013
The second annual Cyber Security Summit kicks off today -- and big business is invited to the party.
Posted In: Tech, cybersecurity, Target, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Cyber Security Summit

The new iPhone -- more secure or more colors?

Sep 10, 2013
Apple released two new iPhones at different price points today.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, iPhone 5C, cybersecurity

How one hack got to engineers with security clearances

Sep 10, 2013
It's easier to hack the human mind than a computer network. Here's a case study that shows how it's done.
Posted In: cybersecurity, hacking, hackers

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