Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) are a growing threat to businesses, as criminals can be hired by the hour. » Read More
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports that the Department of Homeland Security admitted that there have been cyberattacks on the federal health-care exchange.
The Plaid Parliament of Pwning team from Carnegie Mellon let CNBC cameras follow members as they work to claim a coveted hacking title.
Security experts warn that facilities nationwide are vulnerable to cyberattack through systems that control a building's operations.
McAfee Lab's third-quarter 2013 threat report released this week warns that spam and Android malware are up over the previous quarter. Also, this week, cybersecurity experts testify before the House that they have concerns about HealthCare.gov. Hacking America brings you the latest on the largest bank heist, with five new arrests announced this week. CNBC's Amanda Drury reports.
The U.S. government shutdown leaves cybersecurity experts fearing the Department of Defense's computer networks may be more at risk.
Cyber experts say citizens should be aware of the potential security pitfalls with the new health care exchanges that debuted this week.
Computer glitches are plaguing online health care exchanges. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the five things you must know about the security of health care exchanges.
The credit and background information of millions of Americans has allegedly been stolen by cyberthieves who hacked into three large data brokers.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that though hacking costs the U.S. at least $70 billion a year, many cybercrime laws have not been updated. Hacking America presents five legal loopholes that may give hackers a financial incentive.
Actress Lily Collins topped McAfee's list of the most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2013.
Nasdaq officials say a "connectivity" problem was what shut down trading for three hours Thursday, but some cybersecurity experts are concerned that hackers see an opportunity.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that while there is no evidence that hackers caused this week's NASDAQ shutdown, experts are concerned about the cybersecurity of US markets. Hacking America presents five ways to ensure US stock exchanges are more secure.
With their parents permission, more and more kids are learning how to hack in a responsible manner, with the goal of thinking innovatively.
Children learn computer security, coding and, yes, hacking, at Defcon in Las Vegas. The program is run by r00tz Asylum, a nonprofit aimed at getting children to think innovatively.
CNBC's Scott Cohn brings you the latest from the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York. Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff now works as a private contractor. He says private industry must work with the government to protect critical infrastructure. Security Expert, Kevin Mandia, says his firm, Mandiant's report on China has helped to move things along.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews the founder of Black Hat and Def Con, on his request to the Feds to take a "time-out" from Def Con in the wake of revelations by NSA leaker, Edward Snowden.
NSA head Gen. Keith Alexander at the Black Hat conference discusses the NSA's role in surveillance. It's important, he says, to understand the strict oversight that goes on in these programs.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the largest credit card theft ever. The alleged hackers stole over 160 million credit and debit card numbers.
U.S. prosecutors said Thursday they have launched the country's largest hacking fraud case and charged six men with credit card theft.
Apple's developer website shut down after hackers tried to steal sensitive information from the site. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports CSIS and McAfee have partnered to study the cost of cybercrime.
By attacking business computer networks, hackers are accessing company secrets and confidential strategies and creating huge losses for the overall economy.
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.
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.
Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses code-named 'Orion', people familiar with the matter told CNBC.
Apple isn't trying to blow our minds with the iPhone 11 but is steadily improving the parts most important to customers, such as cameras and battery life.
Here's CNBC review of the Apple Watch Series 5, which makes a step forward with an always-on display and a useful compass.
Virtual reality start-ups are raising billions, and consumer headsets are hitting the market. VR's promise is for real.
Google has patented a way for its driverless cars to communicate with pedestrians and others on the road.
The technological efficiency of terrorist organizations is on the rise, with many popular apps being co-opted by ISIS.