The average data breach now costs a company nearly $3.8 million, according to a new study. NBC reports.» Read More
Your appliances know you’re not home – who else does?, asks Gary Davis, chief consumer security evangelist at McAfee.
A bill that requires all new smartphones sold in California to come loaded with a "kill switch" passed the legislature.
Many Americans were outraged when the extend of the NSA's spying capabilities were revealed. Others saw an opportunity to make some money.
Everyone agrees it’s good to put a child pornographer away but they’re still outraged about Google reading their mail. Raj Mahal says: Get over it!
A company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was the victim of a cyber attack.
Facebook will acquire PrivateCore, a firm that 'validates and secures' server data and protects servers from possible breaches.
Among the security community, discussions are occurring over whether the "era of the password" has been outlived. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
With big data breaches becoming more common, experts say it's time to take more steps to protect yourself. Here's what you need to know.
Hackers are making lots of money selling stolen usernames and passwords on the black market, says FireEye CEO David DeWalt.
Tesla founder Elon Musk warned Saturday that the impending rise of artificial intelligence could "potentially be more dangerous than nukes."
Chrysler and Nissan said they are reviewing a report that rates their vehicles among the three "most hackable" cars on the market.
The haul includes 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say. The NYT reports.
From your social media posts to your locale, retailers use data to better target consumers. But at what point is it just plain creepy?
Hewlett-Packard analyzed the 10 most popular consumer Internet things and found many security vulnerabilities. Re/code reports.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen announces the company's latest deal — buying anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart.
A federal judge denied Google's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it compiled user data and gave the information away without permission.
Malware on computers in hotel business centers can record every keystroke a guest makes.
People are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodies, NBC News reports.
Colin Angle, iRobot CEO, discusses the company's earnings picture and the defense space, which is 10 percent of their current business.
China hackers broke into networks that house information of federal employees, targeting employees who applied for top-secret security clearances.
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