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SAN FRANCISCO, March 12- While U.S. law enforcement agencies have long tried to stamp out networks of compromised computers used by cyber criminals, the National Security Agency has been hijacking the so-called botnets as a resource for spying.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the CIA searched the panel's computers and that the search may have violated the Constitution.
Mt.Gox, received U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday to temporarily halt U.S. legal action against the Japanese company.
A "dark web" industry that services cybercriminals helped fueled the attacks that led to Target's massive data breach, McAfee Labs told CNBC.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.
Attorney General Eric Holder has joined the call for a nationwide notification standard, but divisions persist, making a consensus questionable.
Amnon Bar-Lev, president of Check Point, says that hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated and that people should have a "multi-layered" type of protection.
With identity theft rising, here's a look at some of the most dangerous kinds of attacks on websites. Plus, how to protect yourself online.
Charles Koppelman, former Chairman and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, explains why he thinks Target's security breach will not spread throughout other retailers.
More investors are jumping on the cybersecurity bandwagon, driven by the growth in online theft. Stay tuned for a doubling of valuations this year.
Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.
A growing number of start-ups are betting consumers will pay at least something to keep their data away from prying eyes.
Calling for companies to disclose security breaches more quickly is a huge mistake and may help the attacker, says computer-forensics expert Eric Friedberg.
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.
John Hering, Lookout founder, explains how his business is helping to keep mobile devices more secure.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
As drone talk rises among major US companies, questions about security rise. A hacker tells NBC News the security implications in drones.
Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.
Britain's spy agency intercepted millions of webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian reported.
Scott Heiferman, Meetup co-founder and CEO, shares his experience with a hacker, and how companies should handle threats. "Shark Tank's" Robert Herjavec, weighs in.
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