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  • Execs Number 1 Fear: Cyber Hacks Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 1:33 PM ET
    Execs Number 1 Fear: Cyber Hacks

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports nearly 9 out of 10 of the 258 executives surveyed by AIG consider cyber attacks a bigger threat than losing income, property damage and even blackouts.

  • Google v. Govt.: Biggest Threat to Your Privacy? Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    Google v. Govt.: Biggest Threat to Your Privacy?

    The "Closing Bell" news team reports Google is fighting the U.S. government to protect your data, and is now joining forces with other tech companies to lobby for updated privacy laws.

  • Instagram's Filter Failure Causes Firestorm Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    Instagram's Filter Failure Causes Firestorm

    Drew Olanoff, TechCrunch discusses privacy concerns on social network sites.

  • Cyber Attack 'Project Blitzkrieg' After Banks Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 4:25 PM ET
    Cyber Attack 'Project Blitzkrieg' After Banks

    Security firm McAfee' (now part of Intel) warns 30 U.S. financial institutions their high net worth customers could be targeted by a cyber attack called "Project Blitzkrieg," before next spring. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

  • Who's Gathering Data on Your Child? Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 4:33 PM ET
    Who's Gathering Information on Your Child?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports some software companies that create smartphone apps might have violated the privacy of children.

  • Big Brother in a Black Box Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 2:26 PM ET
    Big Brother in a Black Box

    The White House has given the green light to putting black boxes in new cars, but it's raising privacy concerns, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Parents are concerned about future harm and are trying to manage their children’s social media activities, a new study suggests. Do you really know what you kids are doing on Facebook?

  • HP Fraud Allegations Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:24 PM ET
    HP Fraud Allegations

    An alleged $8.8 billion accounting irregularity sent Hewlett-Packard stock down today. CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details.

  • Gross Invasion of Email Privacy Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:20 PM ET
    Gross Invasion of Email Privacy

    Reports of a proposed bill allowing government agencies to read your emails without a warrant made headlines today. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, offers insight.

  • 'Government Surveillance Is on The Rise,' Says Google Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 4:39 PM ET
    'Government Surveillance Is on The Rise,' Says Google

    Government demands for user data worldwide from Google have "increased steadily," the search giant says in a new report: "One trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise."

  • Five Things to Consider Before Embracing the Cloud Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:39 PM ET
    Five Things to Consider Before Embracing the Cloud

    In theory, the cloud is great. It simplifies actions, such as billing. It lets businesses reduce their information technology costs. And it claims to be infinitely scalable. In the real world, though, it doesn't always work as well as advertised.

  • A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 11:21 AM ET
    A Trail of Clicks, Culminating in Conflict

    Media and technology companies object to portions of a federal effort to strengthen online privacy protections for children.

  • South Carolina Hack Attack Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    South Carolina Hack Attack

    In a South Carolina hacker attack, 3.6 million social security numbers were exposed, along with 387,000 debit and credit card numbers. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Wave of Hack Attacks from Iran Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 1:35 PM ET
    Wave of Hack Attacks from Iran

    Gil Shwed, chairman and CEO of Check Point Software, offers insight on cyber security threats from Iran.

  • Cyber Attack Warning Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 4:24 PM ET
    Cyber Attack Warning

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is sounding the alarm on a growing cyber threat to critical U.S. systems, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Larry Clinton, Internet Security Alliance CEO, and Roger Cressy, NBC Terrorism analyst, discuss the severity of the danger the U.S. faces.

  • Panetta Warns of Cyber Attack Risk Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Panetta Warns of Cyber Attack Risk

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns of a dire threat of cyber attack, that could derail passenger trains, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Julie Mehan, Lunarline VP for Cyber Security, weighs in.

  • Panetta: Hackers Already Gained Access to Some US Systems

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is calling recent hacking concerns a national security threat. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • New Report: China Tech Giants Pose US Security Threat

    The House Intelligence Committee issued a warning today that American companies should avoid doing any business with China's two leading technology firms: Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Retired General and NBC Military analyst Barry McCaffrey, provides perspective.

  • The Threat From Chinese Telecom Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    The Threat From Chinese Telecom

    The Congressional House Intelligence Committee is saying some Chinese telecom companies pose a security threat to America. Donald Straszheim, ISI Group head of China research, provides perspective.

  • Chairs: Squawk Takes a Stand on Privacy Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 6:52 AM ET
    Chairs: Squawk Takes a Stand on Privacy

    The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the FTC settling with a website that gets users cheap ticket prices but collects personal information on consumers.