Home Depot said 56 million card details were likely stolen in a data breach between April and September at its stores in the US and Canada.» Read More
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.
Attorney General Eric Holder has joined the call for a nationwide notification standard, but divisions persist, making a consensus questionable.
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.
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.
More investors are jumping on the cybersecurity bandwagon, driven by the growth in online theft. Stay tuned for a doubling of valuations this year.
A growing number of start-ups are betting consumers will pay at least something to keep their data away from prying eyes.
Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
Calling for companies to disclose security breaches more quickly is a huge mistake and may help the attacker, says computer-forensics expert Eric Friedberg.
Britain's spy agency intercepted millions of webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian reported.
John Hering, Lookout founder, explains how his business is helping to keep mobile devices more secure.
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.
Even as cybersecurity professionals try to fight cybercrime, they can't help but admire hackers' intelligence.
Just a week after one of bitcoin's major exchanges, Mt.Gox, went offline, a bitcoin bank was forced to close after a hack attack.
Sears said it has launched an investigation to determine whether it was the victim of a security breach.
If you're a Twitter user, you may have an email sitting in your inbox telling you to change your password right now. You aren't alone.
The bitcoin exchange has lost nearly all the virtual currency in its systems and filed for bankruptcy protection.
Your financial data could be in jeopardy if you haven't installed the latest security patch for iOS.
Four Democratic senators proposed a law that would require cellular devices to have the ability to be permanently deactivated if stolen. Re/code reports.
Art Coviello, the head of security firm RSA, suggested that tech companies avoid working with US agencies until it's clear they can be trusted.
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