cybersecurity

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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Report: Chinese Cyberattack Group Compromises National Security Think Tanks

Deep Panda has been reading emails of Iraq and Middle East foreign policy experts, says security group.

07/08/2014

Authorities say the crooks hacked into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world and stole more than $100 million. (Getty Images)

U.S. Disrupts Hacking Schemes That Stole Millions

The hackers got into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, stealing more than $100 million from businesses and consumers.

06/02/2014

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Cybersecurity Company Moves Headquarters To Frederick

A cybersecurity startup company has moved to Frederick, Md., from West Virginia.

04/21/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: More Than Two-Thirds Of State Obamacare Systems Were Initially Rated As ‘High Risk’ For Security Problems

As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a back door for hackers.

02/25/2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Maryland Signs Cybersecurity Agreement With NIST

Maryland officials have signed an agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to more clearly define the development of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in the state.

02/18/2014

Medicare's top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration's health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Care Site Passes Newest Cyber Security Test

Medicare’s top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration’s health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities.

01/16/2014

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