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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.
BP CEO Bob Dudley talks about the constant cyber-attacks to BP and how they protect themselves.
Chinese hackers are one problem. But so are employees who put company information online with their smartphones and tablets.
US intelligence officials are trying to figure out the motive behind recent corporate hack attacks -- and where the biggest threats lie.
Evernote, a Web-based note-sharing service, said it was resetting the passwords of its 50 million users because hackers managed to breach its computer network.
Businesses far too often fail to take basic steps to protect their digital infrastructure, or realize the biggest threat may be inside their own company.
Death is one of the only guarantees in life — that and taxes. And now, perhaps, getting hacked can be added to the list, and that's been a boon to the cyber-insurance industry.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the growing problem of cyber attacks. Even Ben Bernanke addressed it in his testimony to Congress this week. Many companies, however, are wary of reporting attacks, he says, and that's a problem.
"Spearphishing" is an approach that tricks a targeted individual to reveal information that can be used to infiltrate the company or government agency that person works for.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Mike Brown, a retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, and the current General Manager of RSA's Federal Business. Brown explains that the sequester will hurt U.S. cyber security and affect the private sector. He also believes that greater awareness of cyber-attacks is needed.
Ken Silva, the President of ManTech Cyber Solutions International tells CNBC¿s Eamon Javers how stock prices can be influenced by cyber-attacks and that investors care about companies' responses to online criminals.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Pat Calhoun, McAfee's senior vp and general manager of network security on how the sequestration will affect cyber security in the U.S., and how McAfee is defending against malware threats.
Our nation’s attention to cybersecurity risks has reached a new level, reflecting the rising threats to America’s national and economic security.
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.
An omission by the Obama administration last week underscored the U.S.'s heightened sensitivities over how directly to confront China's new leadership over hacking.
CNBC's senior correspondent and lead investigative reporter, Scott Cohn also appears on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today" and on MSNBC.
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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.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was seen chatting late into the night with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in Sun Valley.
Hospitality companies are hiring developers from Facebook and Google to speed mobile development.
Following the murder of a Google exec by a prostitute, the FBI has discovered a rampant sex trade in tech. UST reports.
In conventional terms, front running is something that happens within a firm. That definition has changed recently.
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.