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Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker discusses the implications of the data hacking attempt the IRS reported Tuesday night.
The hacking underworld is exploding as skilled well-funded criminals target US companies and consumers to steal whatever they can.
Cybsersecurity for federal American agencies apparently isn't up to scratch, according to a report by Re/code.
Spying on strangers through their webcams has never been easier. Shodan helps users access unsecured webcams and other connected devices.
Pranksters are sending people to a site that causes smartphones to crash, but is unlikely to cause any lasting damage.
Your Uber account is catnip to hackers, and your credit card account information is falling in value on the deep Web.
Apple spent so many years as the darling of Wall Street that its recent slide is puzzling, especially as other tech giants rally.
Controversial cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee has turned to crowdfunding for his next project, a universal key for devices.
Shifting trends in online habits mean the music industry has become exposed to the phenomenon of "click fraud."
In the coming year, hackers will launch increasingly sophisticated attacks on everything from critical infrastructure to medical devices.
Unlike an earlier version, the new law allows authorities to use digital information without regard to timeliness.
Its time to take some of the drama out of the data-access process in fighting terrorism, says former Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff.
Elon Musk and some of the biggest names in tech are backing a non-profit artificial intelligence research company with funding of $1 billion.
Criminals are soliciting bitcoin ransoms with threats of denial-of-service attacks, but the cryptocurrency can be traced by authorities.
In the wake of tragedies like San Bernardino and the Paris attacks, former Apple CEO discusses cyber security and national safety.
Viruses and security threats targeting Apple products have spiked in the past 18 months, a study said Tuesday.
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