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Kidnapping and extortion insurance — for your computer

Jun 30, 2017
Insurance companies are offering cyber polices for when your data is the hostage.
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Yahoo confirms hack of 500 million user accounts

Sep 22, 2016
The company says the stolen information relates to a “state-sponsored actor.”
Workers use a crane to move a section of a Yahoo! billboard onto a truck on December 21, 2011 in San Francisco. The company confirmed today that there has been a hack of at least 500 million accounts.
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Kids start honing their cybersecurity skills early

Jan 7, 2016
This after-school program is training kids in cybersecurity at a young age

Cybersecurity bill divides business community

Oct 26, 2015
The Senate is expected to vote soon on a long-delayed cybersecurity bill.

When it comes to hacking, the aim isn't always fraud

Oct 2, 2015
It's to sell your information to others, who want to use it for espionage.

How data breaches are like the flu

Jun 12, 2015
Companies have decided that cyber crime is a fact of life.

Congress pushes for cybersecurity overhaul

Apr 22, 2015
After years of trying, Congress is close to passing a cybersecurity bill.

For public good, not for profit.

Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks

Feb 16, 2015
An international hacking ring took millions from dozens of banks over a year.

Tech IRL: When hacking does good at Google

Feb 6, 2015
Google's "white-hat" hacker Parisa Tabriz fights the good fight.

Staying ahead of the curve on cyberthreats

Dec 29, 2014
Is it time to invest in open security architecture?