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  • Computer Virus

    Microsoft has uncovered new computers in China are coming preinstalled with software that is embedded with malware, the company said on its company blog.

  • Anonymous

    The web hosting company GoDaddy.com is down and the issue seems to be affecting other websites and servers as well. A member of the hacktivist group Anonymous is claiming to be responsible for taking down the site.

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    ust when you have finally figured out that the Nigerian prince email is a scam.

  • Internet Security

    Major data security companies like Juniper and Cisco are struggling to keep up with their smaller competitors in the battle against cyber crime, analyst Jayson Noland told CNBC.

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    US businesses are enduring an unprecedented onslaught of cyber invasions from foreign governments, organized crime syndicates, and hacker collectives, all seeking to steal information and disrupt services, cybersecurity experts say.

  • Hacking is often called the biggest danger to the economic security of the United States.has gone on record as calling the cyber threat “one of the most serious and economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.”What was once a series of isolated incidents has now become almost common place in Corporate America. By attacking business networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy, say experts. Many of t

    By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.

  • No Business Immune

    Sophisticated cyber-attacks on U.S. corporations are referred to as "Advanced Persistent Threats." Experts say every business is a target, as evidenced by the 2011 attack on RSA Security, a company that gets paid to protect corporations' secrets. RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello tells CNBC about the attack.

  • Hunting in Cyber Space

    As a Former Nortel Systems Security sr. advisor, Brian Shields was confronted with intruders on the company's network. Shields tells CNBC Chinese cyber spies cost him his job and are threatening to steal other Americans' livelihoods as well.

  • LinkedIn

    This is the worst privacy and security news to slam the business networking service yet. So why is the stock immune to a hack attack?

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    It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.

 

Investigations Inc.: Cyber Espionage

  • Hacking is often called the biggest danger to the economic security of the United States.has gone on record as calling the cyber threat “one of the most serious and economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.”What was once a series of isolated incidents has now become almost common place in Corporate America. By attacking business networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy, say experts. Many of t

    By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.

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    China is working feverishly to counteract its slowest GDP growth in recent years, and one of the ways it’s doing so, say U.S. officials, is through the theft of American corporate secrets.

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    US businesses are enduring an unprecedented onslaught of cyber invasions from foreign governments, organized crime syndicates, and hacker collectives, all seeking to steal information and disrupt services, cybersecurity experts say.

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