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A convicted felon says the government's heavy-duty crackdown on hacking may be going too far and hurting innovation, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Frustrated by their inability to stop sophisticated hacking attacks or use the law to punish their assailants, an increasing number of businesses are taking retaliatory action.
It's frightening to imagine that suddenly your pilot is flying blind or taking evasive action to avoid another plane. A hacker says he has proof that the air traffic control system can be hacked.
China has reportedly obtained critical defense secrets and Iran has reportedly poised a serious threat to U.S. oil, gas and electric companies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
A new report found that intellectual property theft, much of which is done in cyber space, costs the US $300 billion and 2.1 jobs a year. Scott Cohn reports.
The FBI has a new plan to battle Internet crime, it begins with opening up its secret files to corporate America.
The largest bank heist in US history was announced this week. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that the accused cyber criminals targeted banks and third party credit card processors. Also, the Pentagon, in its annual report on China, directly blamed China¿s government and military for attacks on the US.
CNBC's Eamon Javers talks with David Fastabend, Advanced Information Systems, about security precautions companies should implement now to protect themselves from cyberattacks.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports hackers have been working overtime, breaching Reputation.com, Living Social and the Twitter account of the Guardian in the UK. Even the Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams and the Department of Labor were compromised.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In conventional terms, front running is something that happens within a firm. That definition has changed recently.
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