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  • '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.

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