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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.
Drew Olanoff, TechCrunch discusses privacy concerns on social network sites.
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.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports some software companies that create smartphone apps might have violated the privacy of children.
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?
An alleged $8.8 billion accounting irregularity sent Hewlett-Packard stock down today. CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details.
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 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."
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.
Media and technology companies object to portions of a federal effort to strengthen online privacy protections for children.
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.
Gil Shwed, chairman and CEO of Check Point Software, offers insight on cyber security threats from Iran.
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.
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.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is calling recent hacking concerns a national security threat. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
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 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.
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.
Nearly 20 million items of personal data were traded illegally over the internet in the first half of this year, as more people went online.