cybersecurity

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Android Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Control Of Your Phone With A Text Message

Cybersecurity firm says it uncovered a security flaw in the software took that handles video and media playback.

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technology

Expert: Computer Glitches Highlight Dependence On Technology

Expert warns that as our technology becomes more interconnected, weaknesses in computer systems will reveal themselves.

07/09/2015

government intelligence

Officials: Second Hack Exposed Military And Intel Data

Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances.

06/12/2015

A new study finds that information stored and emails sent from within the health care industry have the worst security practices  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Health Care Industry Emails 4X More Likely Fraudulent Than Social Media

A new study finds that information stored and emails sent from within the health care industry have the worst security practices, with such emails being four times as likely to be fraudulent than those from social media outlets such as Facebook.

02/20/2015

Analysts at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Focus on Cybersecurity Issues Next Week

Continuing the break with State of the Union tradition, President Barack Obama will spend most of next week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in the upcoming address, including on identity theft, electronic privacy and other cyberspace issues, the White House announced Saturday.

01/10/2015

cybersecurity

Experts: Inside Jobs Biggest Cybersecurity Threats To Companies

Security experts warn that insider hacking cost American companies $40 billion in 2013 alone.

01/08/2015

FBI Sony cyber attack impossible to prevent

FBI Says No Way To Stop Sony Hackers

Bureau cybersecurity agent tells a Senate panel the malware used to hack Sony would have gotten past about 90 percent of online defense programs.

12/11/2014

Hackers from China were able to breach government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Confirms Climate Agency Websites Hacked

Hackers from China were able to breach government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service.

11/12/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

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