Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics. Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think. Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case.
It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you. Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer online. 1. Turn off your phone's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Hackers are religious about
Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach. The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from payment
Tim Cook is deflecting the conversation with his new statement about privacy. Apple (AAPL) was all over the news earlier this month following the theft of celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts.
High-profile cyberattacks against prominent retailers and banks may be helping newly public CyberArk. Shares have doubled. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica.
An especially sneaky type of hack is on the rise. Hackers can infect your computer by piggybacking on Web ads -- even on trusted websites. Hackers are slipping malware into legitimate-looking online advertisements.
Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Obama's top advisers. The Obama administration is saying little about the intrusion, only that hackers slipped into the network
Say hello to the bash bug, a lesson in why Internet-connected devices are inherently unsafe. Computer security researchers have discovered a flaw in the way many devices communicate over the Internet.
Russian hackers have taken advantage of a bug in Microsoft Windows to spy on the Ukrainian government and a scholar living in the United States. That's according to iSight Partners, a cybersecurity intelligence
There are more details out about Home Depot's recent security breach, which was worse than first thought. An investigation found that 53 million customer email addresses were taken during the breach, addition
It's easy to say Russians are hacking the White House and major U.S. companies. It's harder to prove it. When cybersecurity firms and U.S. government officials attribute attacks to the Russian government
If your Gmail account got hacked, blame your friends. You are 36 times more likely to get scammed if your contacts' accounts have been hacked, according to a study released this week by Google (GOOG).
The nation's energy grid is constantly under attack by hackers. In fiscal year 2014, there were 79 hacking incidents at energy companies that were investigated by the Computer Emergency Readiness Team,
In a single week, hackers have brought a major Hollywood studio to its knees. Sony Pictures is dealing with more than downed computers and frozen email. Movies have been leaked, and internal documents
The group that hacked Sony a few weeks ago sent an email warning employees that "your family will be in danger." "We understand that some of our employees have received an email claiming to be from GOP,"
The Sony Pictures hack was already bad, but it's getting much worse. The Nov. 24 hack has evolved into an international crisis, filled with extortion attempts and embarrassing leaks that include details
The average company is one bad click, misplaced password or disgruntled employee away from getting hacked. At Sony (SNE) Pictures, the company basically put out the welcome mat for hackers. Leaked documents