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Even as cybersecurity professionals try to fight cybercrime, they can't help but admire hackers' intelligence.
What do the brightest think about those on the other side of the cyberwar? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.
A cybersecurity firm said it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers talks with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers about how hackers have tried to exploit any weakness in financial markets' computer networks.
In the wake of a cybersecurity firm reporting 360 million stolen credit cards are being sold on the black market, CNBC's Eamon Javers details the "dark web," the network for cybercrime. Javers also comments on the NSA privacy debate taking place within the industry.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the most innovative and valuable companies in the cybersecurity space.
A San Francisco gathering of cybersecurity professionals is underscoring the divide in their community over the NSA. A look at the turmoil.
As more users turn to online dating platforms to find love, they need to be cautious. Here are three cyber security traps to avoid.
Hackers are turning to online dating to cash in on the search for that special someone. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
Online privacy of veterans and VA employees—including their health-care and financial data—is in danger, according to an internal draft report obtained by CNBC.
Even after the recent spate of staggering breaches, companies haven't learned all their lessons on securing sensitive data.
A new survey of IT professionals from Trustwave finds that companies still don't have security issues down. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports.
With the Olympics under way in Sochi, cyberthieves also are going for gold. The U.S. government has issued a warning about hackers, NBC News reports.
CNBC¿s Brian Sullivan reports the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued warnings about cyber security at the Sochi games. Also this week, Target testifies before Congress.
From "Magic Kitten" to "Energetic Bear," these are the names of some of the world's most active hacker groups, according to security firm CrowdStrike.
Magic Kitten, Deadeye Jackal: These are some of the most threatening hacking groups, according to security firm CrowdStrike.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that hackers were busy over the holidays. Among the companies compromised: Skype, Snapchat and Target. Also this week, the IRS announced that investigations into Identity Theft more than doubled in 2013.
Cybercriminals were busy in 2013, hacking into everything from banks to personal data. A look back plus, what to watch for in 2014.
The FBI has put out its new "Cyber's Most Wanted" list, saying the new names collectively compromised millions of computers.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that the FBI doubled the number of fugitives on its Cyber's Most Wanted list. Collectively, the new fugitives comprised millions of computers to gain millions of dollars.
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.
GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath announced in a blog post Sunday that the company was launching an investigation after allegations of gender-based “harassment” at the open-source coding platform.
China-based Twitter-like messaging service Weibo filed on Friday to raise $500 million via a U.S. initial public offering.
You don't have to be Edward Snowden to hide your email from the NSA. Here is a basic primer on email encryption.
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.