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The federal study found that if saboteurs attacked just nine substations, the country's power network could collapse. The Wall Street Journal reports.
Fighting tax identity theft is not just a problem for the IRS. It's also happening to states with an income tax. CNBC Contributor Herb Weisbaum explains.
Discussing the security for bitcoin, and its exchanges, with Jaron Lukasiewicz, Coinsetter founder & CEO.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama to complain about the NSA spy program and express his concerns about the U.S. government's Internet behavior. The "Squawk on the Street" share their opinions.
Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity last year but its staff decided not to take immediate action.
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.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says the revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency is a "huge scandal" and the government is "out of control".
A U.S. federal judge temporarily froze the U.S. assets of Mt.Gox chief Mark Karpeles and allowed alleged victims of the shuttered bitcoin exchange to demand evidence.
A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on declining shopper traffic at Target and weak sales at Express.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the CIA searched the panel's computers and that the search may have violated the Constitution.
Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.
A "dark web" industry that services cybercriminals helped fueled the attacks that led to Target's massive data breach, McAfee Labs told CNBC.
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.
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The smartphone-maker is concentrated on building a cash war chest to fuel innovation, says BlackBerry CEO John Chen.
Investors are waiting to see if the social giant will report another huge quarter.
Though New York has its first confirmed case of Ebola, there's little chance it will spread, says an infectious disease expert.