Dec 1- A cyber attack on digital toymaker VTech Holdings Ltd exposed the data of 6.4 million children, the company said on Tuesday, in what experts called the largest known hack targeting youngsters. Security experts said they expected the size of the breach would prompt governments to scrutinize VTech and other toymakers to review their security.» Read More
A look back at this week's top news stories, with "Power Lunch" panel. First up, CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on information leaker, Edward Snowden. Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital investors pulled billion of dollars from the hedge fund and now the Justice Department is widening its investigation. And score one for the interns, as lawsuits surface over pay at Conde Nast, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
U.S. authorities say data collected from the NSA surveillance program helped thwart "dozens" of attacks, with NBC's Michael Isikoff, and Rich Lowry, National Review.
Discussing the concerns over the NSA surveillance program's impact on businesses, with Jonathan Pollet, Red Tiger Security, and David Walsh, Prescient Edge CEO.
Gen. Michael Hayden, Chertoff Group, discusses the problem of protecting data collection from giant telecom companies, while addressing national security concerns.
Silicon Valley's tech giants are pushing back on Washington amid the NSA controversy in order to reassure their users that their information is private. Alan Davidson, MIT visiting scholar, and Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney, discuss.
Discussing the fate of the NSA's surveillance program, and immigration laws, with Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R); and Robert Costa, National Review.
NBC's Pete Williams reports the latest on the NSA leaker; and Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC), weighs in, and also discusses immigration reform and the budget deal.
Can one's private internet information really stay private? Seecrypt Chairman Harvey Boulter, offers insight on a privacy app that prevents cell phone eavesdropping.
Booz Allen Hamilton is down more than 5 percent, amid controversy over the Prism software, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
In the second part of a CNBC interview, Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz talks about the government surveillance controversy and why he thinks people will feel "naked and lonely" without the high-tech eyewear.
The man who leaked the existence of the U.S. government's monitoring operation is out of a job, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
James Bamford, NSA expert, talks about the fallout from the NSA security leak and weighs in on the close-knit relationship between the intelligence community and private sector, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), reveals his thoughts on raising the debt ceiling, and explains why it makes sense to invest in the nation's infrastructure and get immigration reform passed through Congress.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.
Former GE boss Jack Welch explains why he believes the man who exposed secret U.S. surveillance programs should be brought back to the U.S. and prosecuted. He also talked about his skepticism over the employment report.
The man who exposed the U.S. surveillance programs says there will be more significant revelations to come, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Obama is meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss cybersecurity, with CNBC's John Harwood; and Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management; Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; and Tony Katz, All Patriots Media Network, discuss.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on the NSA's "Prism" monitoring program; and former Bush Sr. assistant Secretary of Defense Jed Babbin; Frank Gaffney of Center For Security Policy; Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Tony Katz, All Patriots Media Network; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, discuss the latest controversy over government surveillance.
Did the NSA get everything they were looking for? And why exactly did they name its monitoring program "Prism?" CNBC's Jackson Burke takes a look.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is preparing to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Hacking and the Chinese buying American companies are on the agenda.