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Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.
Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.
Obama will say Friday he has decided that the government should not hold bulk telephone metadata.
According to a report by a cybersecurity firm, hackers are attacking “smart” appliances in your household.
Jon Fortt discusses cybersecurity warnings for both desktop and mobile device users.
As many as 70 million Target shoppers have been potentially compromised by a December hack attack. The ripple could be significant.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports federal judge William Pauley rules the NSA metadata collection program is legal.
Citibank plans to reissue all customer debit cards involved in the data breach at Target, making it the second major bank to do so. The NYT reports.
Target and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers whose networks have been breached, sources familiar with attacks on other merchants say.
For the first time since the security breach was announced on Dec. 19, Target Chairman and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is speaking out.
A security expert says the previous mobile payment app made it easy for hackers to access customers' geological data and password information.
U.S. security services have intercepted computer shipments and hacked Microsoft's error reporting system, according to a Der Spiegel report.
You’re going to start hearing a lot about something called a “RAM scraper.”
Hacking attacks at major retailers put cybersecurity in the spotlight.
FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.
CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on the top cybersecurity headlines of 2013, from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, to some of the largest data breaches and problems with the ObamaCare exchanges.
The Syrian Electronic Army claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.
Computer hackers posted online usernames and partial phone numbers of 4.6 million users of mobile photo-sharing service Snapchat.
Cybercriminals were busy in 2013, hacking into everything from banks to personal data. A look back plus, what to watch for in 2014.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit, seeking to force the U.S. government to disclose details of its foreign electronic surveillance.
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