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Major U.S. banks seem to have stopped a group of hacker activists from seriously disrupting their online banking operations.
A little-known Internet start-up that serves some of the Web's most controversial characters sees a business opportunity in cyberwars.
While wireless and mobile technology is liberating much of our lives, it comes with high risks.
Secret information on counter-terrorism shared by foreign governments may have been compromised by a massive data theft.
Without action, the US will face a major cyber attack, says a former US spy.
A top Federal Reserve official warned on Tuesday of potential risks to financial stability from cyberattacks on the U.S. payments system and from a looming funding gap in public pensions.
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The new technique will first be used in national security communications, but ultimately will help protect all information transmitted on the Internet.
Shortly before 10:00pm ET on Thursday, Twitter users began complaining of unusual photos appearing in their timelines
Some Twitter users received emails Thursday from that is reportedly from the social media company stating that their account may have been compromised.
The man often credited as being the father of Internet defense says it's still unclear where a recent wave of hacking attacks targeting the U.S. financial industry are coming from.
Hackers picked the one day of the year they knew they could inflict the most damage on the world’s biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco — and U.S. intelligence officials believe the attack came from Iran. The New York Times reports.
Computer hackers and other foreign adversaries pose an increasingly grave challenge to the U.S. banking system.
Most U.S. small business owners are living under the false pretense that their business is safe from cyberattacks, but in reality, they are far from secure.
Six major American banks were hit in a wave of computer attacks last week, by a group claiming Middle Eastern ties, that caused Internet blackouts and delays in online banking, the New York Times reports.
The U.S. intelligence community is focused on Iran after a series of cyber attacks against US banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America.
Microsoft has uncovered new computers in China are coming preinstalled with software that is embedded with malware, the company said on its company blog.
The web hosting company GoDaddy.com is down and the issue seems to be affecting other websites and servers as well. A member of the hacktivist group Anonymous is claiming to be responsible for taking down the site.
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Major data security companies like Juniper and Cisco are struggling to keep up with their smaller competitors in the battle against cyber crime, analyst Jayson Noland told CNBC.
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.
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Microsoft held talks about taking over Salesforce.com, but negotiations fell through over price differences, sources said.
The bubble in private market start-up valuations will end badly, Kevin Kinsella of Avalon Ventures tells CNBC.
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Apple, creator of the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad, moved away from the "i" franchise for its latest gadget.
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