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Trainees work in front of their computers at the 'Cyber Gym' center, where IT and infrastructure company employees train to defend against cyber attacks. (credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Cyberattacks Cost Global Economy $445 Billion

According to a new study, cyberattacks cost the global economy about $445 billion.

06/09/2014

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Prosecutors: Hacker Helps Government Disrupt Hundreds Of Cyberattacks On Congress, NASA

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

05/26/2014

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Holder Joins Call For Nationwide Data Breach Notification System

The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.

03/09/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., on June 6, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks Fresh Start To Complex Relationship With Chinese President

Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are retreating to a sprawling desert estate for two days of talks on high-stakes issues, including cybersecurity and North Korea’s nuclear threats.

06/07/2013

Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the U.S., lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue. (Photo credit PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Pentagon: China Continues Cyberattacks Against US Government

Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the U.S., lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue.

05/08/2013

The top U.S. intelligence official says cyberterrorism is the leading worldwide threat to U.S. security. (Photo credit TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

US Intelligence Chief: Cyberterror Leading Worldwide Threat To US Security

The top U.S. intelligence official says cyberterrorism is the leading worldwide threat to U.S. security.

04/11/2013

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Apple Apologizes To China After State-Run Media Accusations Of Company Greed, Western Arrogance

Apple apologized to Chinese consumers after government media attacked its repair policies for two weeks in a campaign that reeked of economic nationalism.

04/02/2013

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday. (Photo by Feng Li - Pool/Getty Images)

Lew Tells China Cyber Attacks ‘Very Serious Threat To Our Economic Interests’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders over computer hacking and for help with North Korea during two days of talks that ended Wednesday.

03/20/2013

The Defense Department is establishing a series of cyber teams charged with carrying out offensive operations to combat the threat of an electronic assault on the United States that could cause major damage and disruption to the country's vital infrastructure, a senior military official said Tuesday. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Pentagon Forming Cyber Teams To Combat Electronic Attacks

The Defense Department is establishing a series of cyber teams charged with carrying out offensive operations to combat the threat of an electronic assault on the United States that could cause major damage and disruption to the country’s vital infrastructure, a senior military official said Tuesday.

03/12/2013

This general view shows a 12-story building alleged in a report on Feb. 19, 2013 by the Internet security firm Mandiant as the home of a Chinese military-led hacking group after the firm reportedly traced a host of cyberattacks to the building in Shanghai's northern suburb of Gaoqiao. (credit: PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: ‘Government Doesn’t Have The Capacity’ To Stop Cyberattacks

When Kevin Mandia, a retired military cybercrime investigator, decided to expose China as a primary threat to U.S. computer networks, he didn’t have to consult with American diplomats in Beijing or declassify tactics to safely reveal government secrets.

02/21/2013

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