Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) are a growing threat to businesses, as criminals can be hired by the hour.» Read More
"Spearphishing" is an approach that tricks a targeted individual to reveal information that can be used to infiltrate the company or government agency that person works for.
Reports linking the Chinese military to scores of hacking attacks on US businesses was deeply troubling and completely unsurprising if we judge by Washington's reaction to the news.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Mike Brown, a retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, and the current General Manager of RSA's Federal Business. Brown explains that the sequester will hurt U.S. cyber security and affect the private sector. He also believes that greater awareness of cyber-attacks is needed.
Ken Silva, the President of ManTech Cyber Solutions International tells CNBC¿s Eamon Javers how stock prices can be influenced by cyber-attacks and that investors care about companies' responses to online criminals.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Pat Calhoun, McAfee's senior vp and general manager of network security on how the sequestration will affect cyber security in the U.S., and how McAfee is defending against malware threats.
Our nation’s attention to cybersecurity risks has reached a new level, reflecting the rising threats to America’s national and economic security.
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.
An omission by the Obama administration last week underscored the U.S.'s heightened sensitivities over how directly to confront China's new leadership over hacking.
Cyberattacks are happening and are a serious threat, but companies may not want to reveal them for fears of liability and brand damage.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman talks about increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and what corporate America is doing to combat this new age espionage.
You know hacking has hit the mainstream when even the biggest names in tech are hit, and when it becomes an Internet meme. And that's exactly what happened over the past week.
The Cybersecurity Executive Order is another good step for government-industry coordination, says the chief exec of one utility organization, but more still needs to be done to protect the nation's power grid.
Should investors be extremely concerned about the widespread theft of information from corporate networks?
The White House is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and adopting what Mark Zuckerberg calls the "hacker way."
Small businesses are driving the evolution of the cyber security space, with Francis Desouza, Symantec; James Reese, TigerSwan CEO; and CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Apple released a security update after a small number of Macs were infected by malware.
Evidence of cyberstealing linked to the Chinese government is prompting the Obama administration to develop more aggressive responses to the theft of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets.
Accusations by a U.S. computer security company that a secretive Chinese military unit is likely behind a series of hacking attacks are scientifically flawed and hence unreliable, China said on Wednesday.
The recent hacking allegations against China puts another negative mark on the country's image as new leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption.
Yet another major Twitter account has been hacked, raising major concerns about the rising hacker threat and privacy protection.
By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.
China is working feverishly to counteract its slowest GDP growth in recent years, and one of the ways it’s doing so, say U.S. officials, is through the theft of American corporate secrets.
US businesses are enduring an unprecedented onslaught of cyber invasions from foreign governments, organized crime syndicates, and hacker collectives, all seeking to steal information and disrupt services, cybersecurity experts say.
Russian-backed hackers have devised a way to hack US computers using Twitter and photo data, according to a new report.
CNBC's Kate Rogers and R.W. Baird tech specialist Rob Oliver talk about what to expect from Facebook's earnings report after the closing bell.
Neil Doshi of Mizuho Securities USA points to three key things to watch when Facebook reports earnings Wednesday.