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Man behind celebrity nude photos leaked from iCloud pleads guilty to phishing scheme

The man responsible for leaking explicit photos of dozens of celebrities back in 2014 has been formally charged today. According to a post on the Department of Justice website, a man from Pennsylvania has been charged with felony computer hacking after obtaining access to Gmail and iCloud accounts …

The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

OPM hack's unprecedented haul: 1.1 million fingerprints

The hackers who stole millions of federal personnel files also took 1.1 million fingerprints, a theft that poses an unprecedented danger.<p>This is extremely sensitive information, especially as we increasingly use biometric scanners on phones and computers.<p>This could be one of the potentially worst …

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

Companies are struggling to fend off cyber attacks as hackers get faster, sneakier and more creative.<p>New reports from the Internet security teams at Symantec (SYMC) and Verizon (VZ) provide an alarming picture of how difficult it's becoming for computer users to stay safe online.<p>Last year was a big …

Cyber-attacks

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, …