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It's highly unlikely that the Chinese government was not at least aware of the cyber attacks that targeted U.S. companies, organizations and government entities, one security expert said.
Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.
Facebook says that it was hacked last month in what it called "a sophisticated attack." But it says no user data was compromised.
The majority of Americans fear the U.S. will become the the victim of a major cyber attack, or target another country with cyber weapons, according to a recent survey.
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A hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents.
Software makers Microsoft and Symantec said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs.
The Federal Reserve said that one of its websites had been briefly breached by hackers, though no critical functions of the U.S. central bank were affected.
The threat of a cyber-attack tops the threat of losing money as the primary risk business executives worry about, according to a new survey sponsored by insurance giant AIG.
The Energy Department was hit by an online attack last month that compromised the personal data of several hundred employees.
Twitter and the Washington Post are the latest media companies to reveal that they too were victims of cyber attacks.
A recently discovered new form of Android malware cannot only infect your smartphone, but also target your PC to spy on you.
Symantec begs to differ with The New York Times' suggestion that it might be partially to blame for a security lapse that missed most of the intrusions from China.
Disastrous cyber-war attacks that could be life threatening are not far off if the government and businesses do not take action soon.
For the last four months, Chinese hackers have persistently attacked The New York Times, infiltrating its computer systems and getting passwords for its reporters and other employees. The New York Times reports.
Millions of network-connected devices are vulnerable to a new hack.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users on Tuesday to disable a common networking technology feature after it was discovered million are at risk.
The spy campaign targeted a range of government and diplomatic organizations, mostly in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
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As more people use their mobile devices to access their bank accounts cyber attacks are on the upswing, McAfee's Michelle Dennedy told CNBC.
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.
Retailers report Apple products are among top sellers on Black Friday, despite a lack of manufacturer discounts.
Yelp won the dismissal of a lawsuit by shareholders who claimed they were fraudulently misled about its reviews.
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Alphabet won't break out spending on Google 'moonshots' until 2016, but analysts estimate the cost will reach into the billions.
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