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Workers remove a billboard banner for "The Interview" in mid-December in Hollywood, California.

Growth industry: Preparing for a cyber attack

Jan 19, 2015
Global spending on information security is expected to reach $77 billion this year.
Posted In: cyber attack, hackers, hacking
People walk by a window sticker advertising Visa and MasterCard credit cards in San Francisco, California.

Some new credit cards are more secure than others

Jan 6, 2015
Not all new cards with security chips also have PINs.
Posted In: Credit Cards, hackers, security chips, Banks
A sign outside of Sony's New York headquarters in New York City. In light of the Sony hacks, is it time to invest in some preventative measures?

Staying ahead of the curve on cyberthreats

Dec 29, 2014
Is it time to invest in open security architecture?
Posted In: hackers, cyber hacks, sony hacks
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

What's a proportional response to a cyberattack?

Dec 19, 2014
North Korea doesn't have much of an economy to sanction.
Posted In: hackers, cyber attack, North Korea, sony hacks
Workers remove a poster banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood, California.

Hackers aim to learn from Sony attack

Dec 19, 2014
U.S. officially blames North Korea, as hackers examine what can be learned
Posted In: sony hacks, Sony, hackers, North Korea, FBI

'Botnets' are costing advertisers billions

Dec 9, 2014
Ads are linked to how many people see them, but "botnet" computer networks inflate the numbers.
Posted In: robot, hackers, advertisements
A handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The big economic impact of data about the weather

Nov 14, 2014
Hackers targeted U.S. weather systems.
Posted In: weather, hackers, federal weather network
Shellshock

First Heartbleed, now Shellshock

Sep 25, 2014
Experts warn the new Mac and Linux bug could be much worse than Heartbleed.
Posted In: heartbleed, computer virus, hackers
Reddit

Leaked photos = a quarter-billion page views for Reddit

Sep 10, 2014
Last week's leak led to enough page views to power Reddit for almost a month.
Posted In: reddit, photos, celebrities, hackers
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

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