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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.
Thieves use electronic "scanner boxes" that mimic the signal emitted by key fobs that open car doors, USA Today reports.
Tesla founder Elon Musk warned Saturday that the impending rise of artificial intelligence could "potentially be more dangerous than nukes."
The same remote access software that allows employees to work from home opens data up to hackers, Homeland Security said. NYT reports.
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.
The talk was canceled at the request of attorneys for Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where the speakers work as researchers, the spokeswoman, Meredith Corley, told Reuters.
Hackers are using a phishing attack named "Emmental" to bypass banks' two-factor authentication systems. NYT reports.
Edward Snowden told The Guardian that NSA workers shared intimate messages intercepted from citizens with co-workers. NBC News reports.
China hackers broke into networks that house information of federal employees, targeting employees who applied for top-secret security clearances.
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