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Evernote, a Web-based note-sharing service, said it was resetting the passwords of its 50 million users because hackers managed to breach its computer network.
Businesses far too often fail to take basic steps to protect their digital infrastructure, or realize the biggest threat may be inside their own company.
Death is one of the only guarantees in life — that and taxes. And now, perhaps, getting hacked can be added to the list, and that's been a boon to the cyber-insurance industry.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the growing problem of cyber attacks. Even Ben Bernanke addressed it in his testimony to Congress this week. Many companies, however, are wary of reporting attacks, he says, and that's a problem.
"Spearphishing" is an approach that tricks a targeted individual to reveal information that can be used to infiltrate the company or government agency that person works for.
Reports linking the Chinese military to scores of hacking attacks on US businesses was deeply troubling and completely unsurprising if we judge by Washington's reaction to the news.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Mike Brown, a retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, and the current General Manager of RSA's Federal Business. Brown explains that the sequester will hurt U.S. cyber security and affect the private sector. He also believes that greater awareness of cyber-attacks is needed.
Ken Silva, the President of ManTech Cyber Solutions International tells CNBC¿s Eamon Javers how stock prices can be influenced by cyber-attacks and that investors care about companies' responses to online criminals.
CNBC's Eamon Javers interviews Pat Calhoun, McAfee's senior vp and general manager of network security on how the sequestration will affect cyber security in the U.S., and how McAfee is defending against malware threats.
Our nation’s attention to cybersecurity risks has reached a new level, reflecting the rising threats to America’s national and economic security.
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.
An omission by the Obama administration last week underscored the U.S.'s heightened sensitivities over how directly to confront China's new leadership over hacking.
Cyberattacks are happening and are a serious threat, but companies may not want to reveal them for fears of liability and brand damage.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman talks about increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and what corporate America is doing to combat this new age espionage.
You know hacking has hit the mainstream when even the biggest names in tech are hit, and when it becomes an Internet meme. And that's exactly what happened over the past week.
The Cybersecurity Executive Order is another good step for government-industry coordination, says the chief exec of one utility organization, but more still needs to be done to protect the nation's power grid.
Should investors be extremely concerned about the widespread theft of information from corporate networks?
The White House is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and adopting what Mark Zuckerberg calls the "hacker way."
Small businesses are driving the evolution of the cyber security space, with Francis Desouza, Symantec; James Reese, TigerSwan CEO; and CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Apple released a security update after a small number of Macs were infected by malware.
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.
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.