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A news agency tweet, that turned out to be fake about explosions at the White House injuring President Obama, sent markets on a round trip roller coaster ride.
Verizon's Wade Baker talks about the company's Annual Data Breach Investigation. With CNBC's Scott Cohn.
A hacking of the AP's Twitter account sends the markets plunging. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the recent controversial cyberlegislation that passed the U.S. House this week.
On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee held closed door meetings about the controversial cybersecurity bill that is scheduled to hit the House floor next week.
Websites for five U.S. banks have been struck in the last month, with 13 targeted. With the rising threat of a hack, is your money safe?
Existing security models and defensive technologies have not kept pace with the innovation of the attackers and the return on investment from traditional firewalls and anti-virus is rapidly decreasing.
The "worst Internet attack ever" slowed down millions of computers worldwide.
Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, is looking for her own hackers — 600, the agency estimates.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports China is again a cybersecurity focus. Also in the news, Andrew Auernheimer, known online as "Weev," was convicted and sentenced to 3.5 years for hacking 120,000 iPad users' personal information.
One expert says that a 12-year-old with the right tools could pose risks to companies and the U.S. economy.
Mandiant, the cybersecurity firm that in February released a ground-breaking report detailing the suspected activities of a Chinese military hacking unit, told CNBC it is suffering the consequences of going public.
CNBC's Eamon Javers on the tension that arose as Washington pushed for cybersecurity cooperation with private industry. Even while President Obama raised the issue with new Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. CEOs are pushing for limits on government collaboration.
Cybersecurity threats against the U.S. are growing, President Obama said, as concerns rise about hacking attacks originating in China.
A data breach apparently affecting the first lady of the United States, and singers Beyonce and Britney Spears—among others—resulted from an old-fashioned "pretexting" attack, rather than a sophisticated computer hack, a company told CNBC.
Authorities were grappling with how to respond to a website that posted what appears to be private financial information about top government officials and stars.
That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the growing number of CEOs speaking out on the danger that cyber threats pose to their company.
At the IHS CERAWeek Conference in Houston on Wednesday, CNBC spoke to BP CEO Bob Dudley about the persistent cyber threats that companies like his receive.
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.
Senior Correspondent and lead investigative reporter and also appears on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" "Today," and MSNBC.
Co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," Faber is also a coproducer of CNBC's acclaimed original documentaries.
Javers ia a reporter based at CNBC's Washington, D.C. bureau appearing on business day programming and 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.
Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any or 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.