Cyberthreats are growing and evolving, with spam and malware at record levels last quarter. The report also warned about digital currencies, such as bitcoin.» Read More
Security experts warn that facilities nationwide are vulnerable to cyberattack through systems that control a building's operations.
McAfee Lab's third-quarter 2013 threat report released this week warns that spam and Android malware are up over the previous quarter. Also, this week, cybersecurity experts testify before the House that they have concerns about HealthCare.gov. Hacking America brings you the latest on the largest bank heist, with five new arrests announced this week. CNBC's Amanda Drury reports.
The U.S. government shutdown leaves cybersecurity experts fearing the Department of Defense's computer networks may be more at risk.
Cyber experts say citizens should be aware of the potential security pitfalls with the new health care exchanges that debuted this week.
Computer glitches are plaguing online health care exchanges. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the five things you must know about the security of health care exchanges.
The credit and background information of millions of Americans has allegedly been stolen by cyberthieves who hacked into three large data brokers.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that while hacking costs America at least $70 billion a year, many cybercrime laws have not been updated since the 1980s. Hacking America presents five legal loopholes that may just be giving hackers a financial incentive.
Actress Lily Collins topped McAfee's list of the most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2013.
Nasdaq officials say a "connectivity" problem was what shut down trading for three hours Thursday, but some cybersecurity experts are concerned that hackers see an opportunity.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that while there is no evidence that hackers caused this week's NASDAQ shutdown, experts are concerned about the cybersecurity of US markets. Hacking America presents five ways to ensure US stock exchanges are more secure.
With their parents permission, more and more kids are learning how to hack in a responsible manner, with the goal of thinking innovatively.
Children learn computer security, coding and, yes, hacking, at Defcon in Las Vegas. The program is run by r00tz Asylum, a nonprofit aimed at getting children to think innovatively.
CNBC's Scott Cohn brings you the latest from the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York. Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff now works as a private contractor. He says private industry must work with the government to protect critical infrastructure. Security Expert, Kevin Mandia, says his firm, Mandiant's report on China has helped to move things along.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews the founder of Black Hat and Def Con, on his request to the Feds to take a "time-out" from Def Con in the wake of revelations by NSA leaker, Edward Snowden.
NSA head Gen. Keith Alexander at the Black Hat conference discusses the NSA's role in surveillance. It's important, he says, to understand the strict oversight that goes on in these programs.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the largest credit card theft ever. The alleged hackers stole over 160 million credit and debit card numbers.
U.S. prosecutors said Thursday they have launched the country's largest hacking fraud case and charged six men with credit card theft.
Apple's developer website shut down after hackers tried to steal sensitive information from the site. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CSIS and McAfee have partnered to study the cost of cybercrime.
This week CNBC hit the streets to see what you think about cyber security. In the headlines this week -- a new study finds employees are the biggest corporate cyber threat, and Quantum Dawn 2 tests how prepared Wall Street is for a cyberattack. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports that once again cybersecurity is a topic at talks between the US and China. Also, an invasion of the living dead? In light of a Montana television station's emergency alert system being hacked in February, a new report says emergency alert servers are vulnerable.
CNBC's senior correspondent and lead investigative reporter, Scott Cohn also appears on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," the "Today" and on MSNBC.
Co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," David Faber also is a co-producer of CNBC's original documentaries.
Eamon Javers is a reporter based at CNBC's Washington, D.C. bureau, appearing on business day programming and contributes to CNBC.com.
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.
There are some posts on Facebook that are inappropriate to 'like.' So the company is exploring a 'sympathize' button.
Any bike can be turned into a hybrid through The Copenhagen Wheel—a motorized disk that can add effortless pedal power.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple aims to guide you around once you're inside.
Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any and all of the data and applications you want.
It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.
The transition to the next generation of wireless communications is already under way. The latest is called 4G — and all of the carriers are peppering their marketing with the phrase.