Mum's the word for U.S. businesses hacked by China

Feb 26, 2013
Experts say China's hacking is motivated by the need to innovate, but many of the U.S. firms that are victims need to reconsider their response to the attacks.
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech

Mobile phone monogamy: Should unlocking your cellphone be illegal?

Feb 22, 2013
Should it be illegal to cut the tie between your cellphone and your phone company? An online petition says cellphone unlocking should get a second look.
Posted In: Cellphones, hacking, white house, Petition

Can Apple be hacked? Apparently, yes

Feb 20, 2013
Apple is reporting some of its company computers were hacked on Tuesday and is laying the blame with an Internet plug-in called Java.
Posted In: apple, hacking

Don't freak out (yet) about 'scary' Chinese cyber attacks

Feb 19, 2013
The New York Times reported that China is sponsoring cyber espionage on the United States. Kim Zetter from Wired talks about whether this should scare us or not.
Posted In: hacking, cybersecurity, China

Report alleges Chinese military group behind U.S. hacking

Feb 19, 2013
The American computer security firm Mandiant is releasing a report today that claims cyber attacks in the U.S. are linked to hackers inside a Chinese military group.
Posted In: cybersecurity, China, hacking

How to avoid email hackers in two easy steps

Feb 11, 2013
Marketplace Tech contributor Chester Wisniewski of the computer security firm Sophos says change your password and lie.
Posted In: Tech, cybersecurity, passwords, hacking

Marketplace Tech for Friday, February 1, 2013

Feb 1, 2013
Chinese hackers infiltrated The New York Times for months, and the technique they used was something not so advanced -- email. Google’s “Project Glass” promises to put the functionality of a smart phone on your face. But is that what people want? And, the first down line you see on TV football games could be coming to a real-world Super Bowl, but not yet.
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, New York Times, hacking, China

It's not only the New York Times that gets hacked

Jan 31, 2013
Corporations get hacked often -- so it's best to be ready for it.
Posted In: hacking

The New York Times says it was attacked by Chinese hackers

Jan 31, 2013
A look at how Chinese hackers broke into the computer systems of The New York Times.
Posted In: New York Times, China, hacking