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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.
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.
Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
Calling for companies to disclose security breaches more quickly is a huge mistake and may help the attacker, says computer-forensics expert Eric Friedberg.
Britain's spy agency intercepted millions of webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian reported.
John Hering, Lookout founder, explains how his business is helping to keep mobile devices more secure.
Scott Heiferman, Meetup co-founder and CEO, shares his experience with a hacker, and how companies should handle threats. "Shark Tank's" Robert Herjavec, weighs in.
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