• 'Major shift in cyber security': Pro     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    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.

  • March 17- Beauty products retailer and distributor Sally Beauty Holdings Inc said "fewer than 25,000" credit-card records may have been taken in a recent data breach. Sally Beauty said on Monday that an investigation by forensics firm Verizon had discovered the evidence that card payment data may have been removed.

  • 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".

  • NSA "hijacked" criminal botnets to install spyware Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    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.

  • US judge freezes assets of Mt.Gox boss Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:38 AM ET
    Mark Karpeles, chief executive officer of Tibanne Co., poses for a photograph with a bitcoin in the office operating the Mt.Gox K.K. bitcoin exchange in Tokyo, Japan.

    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.

  • Tight-lipped CIA-backed firm shuns IPO, for now Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 1:07 PM ET
    Alex Karp

    A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.

  • Snowden: US is 'setting fire' to the Internet Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Edward Snowden speaks remotely at SXSW.

    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.

  • Target dealing with data breach fallout: Pisani     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on declining shopper traffic at Target and weak sales at Express.

  • Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate panel Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:58 AM ET
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein

    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 to launch secure 'black phone' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Boeing Black Smartphone front and back view.

    Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.

  • 'Coming-of-age' for cybercrime industry: McAfee Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    A "dark web" industry that services cybercriminals helped fueled the attacks that led to Target's massive data breach, McAfee Labs told CNBC.

  • Key deadline for Target     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    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.

  • No consensus on how to notify data breach victims Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder has joined the call for a nationwide notification standard, but divisions persist, making a consensus questionable.

  • Dangerous website attacks—and how to avoid them Saturday, 8 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    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 groups to US: stop Facebook, WhatsApp deal Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:19 PM ET
    WhatsApp on phone with facebook logo

    Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.

  • Cybersecurity stock valuations on the rise Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    More investors are jumping on the cybersecurity bandwagon, driven by the growth in online theft. Stay tuned for a doubling of valuations this year.

  • The next thing you'll pay for online: Your privacy Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    A growing number of start-ups are betting consumers will pay at least something to keep their data away from prying eyes.

  • Suspected Russian spyware 'Turla' attacks Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.

  • Cyberattacks get bigger, smarter, more damaging Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.

  • Don't rush companies to disclose hack attacks Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:14 AM ET
    Shopper uses a credit card machine at Target

    Calling for companies to disclose security breaches more quickly is a huge mistake and may help the attacker, says computer-forensics expert Eric Friedberg.

Contact Cybersecurity


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More


  • Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.

  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

  • Mark is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.


  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:50 PM ET

Taro Kono, Member of the House of Representatives in Japan's Parliament, says the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) stands behind Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in pushing for the TPP trade deal.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:34 PM ET

Charles Li, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, says the launch of a new commodity trading platform for three metal contracts will facilitate long-term cross-border investments.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research, says Apple's decision to raise its dividend and step up its stock buyback program signaled confidence in the tech giant's outlook.