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Avast: 4 out of 5 wireless routers at risk of cyberattacks

Nov 6, 2014 4:15 am

Many wireless routers in the United States are protected with poor usernames/passwords, leaving subscribers at risk of cyberattack

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President Obama plans to discuss cybersecurity issues with China

Nov 5, 2014 11:30 am

President Obama will discuss cybersecurity matters with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week

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Companies exposed as third party hacks compromise employees

Nov 3, 2014 9:39 am

Cybercriminals are finding success using third party attacks to steal data, compromise users, and conduct major data breaches

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Trying to prove Russia is behind cyberattacks remains difficult

Nov 3, 2014 1:30 am

Even though Russia is said to be responsible - or largely involved - in organized cyberattacks, trying to prove it has remained difficult

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Experts believe a major cyberattack likely by 2025, as fears increase

Nov 2, 2014 9:30 am

A major cyberattack is likely by 2025, as governments and companies struggle to defend against cyberattacks, Pew Research noted

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Major initiatives underway to educate consumers, police about fraud

Oct 31, 2014 9:00 pm

The past couple of years have proven to be years that cannot be forgotten, with cybersecurity and data breaches grabbing international headlines

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to 42 months for hacking

Oct 31, 2014 8:00 pm

The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg was sentenced to 42 months in prison for his hacking crimes

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm guilty of hacking charges

Oct 30, 2014 9:30 pm

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was found guilty on yet another hacking-related charge

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'State sponsored' Russian hacker group is attacking geographic rivals

Oct 29, 2014 9:30 pm

A hacker group likely sponsored by the Russian government is being blamed for launching attacks against geographic rivals

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Almost half of Californians at risk in 2013 due to data breaches

Oct 29, 2014 6:32 pm

A whopping 18.5 million people in California had their personal information stolen in 2013, as data breaches mount

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White House suffered cyberattacks, but problem has been addressed

Oct 29, 2014 10:30 am

The White House endured a cyberattack, and while the threat has been addressed, it's unknown which nation or group is behind the attack

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Gallup poll: Americans fear hackers more than any other crime

Oct 28, 2014 7:06 pm

It only took a year of significant data breaches, but it appears Americans are finally aware of hackers compromising users

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Cybercriminals find success using targeted attacks against companies

Oct 28, 2014 10:30 am

Targeted attacks increased three percent in 2014, with 12 percent of companies saying they suffered at least one targeted attack, Kaspersky Lab says

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Hacker given 21 month prison sentence for involvement in cybercrimes

Oct 26, 2014 4:25 pm

Hacker involved in multi-million-dollar fraud ring sentenced to 21 months in prison

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Shoppers recommended to use credit instead of debit at stores

Oct 26, 2014 12:53 pm

When out Christmas shopping, American consumers are recommended to use credit cards instead of debit cards while in your favorite store

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Connected car security is often overlooked by automakers

Oct 26, 2014 10:02 am

As the number of connected cars hit the roads, automakers are largely neglecting security, according to computer security specialists

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Estonian hacker that stole $9.4M receives 11-year prison sentence

Oct 25, 2014 1:30 am

A federal judge in Atlanta sentenced a hacker to 11 years in prison for his role in stealing $9.4 million

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Hackers exploiting Ebola fear to compromise Internet users

Oct 24, 2014 11:30 pm

Victims are being compromised by a scam email designed to look like something from the World Health Organization, informing them how to avoid Ebola

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Point of sale malware attacks ramping up ahead of Christmas season

Oct 24, 2014 8:10 pm

After a crazy 12 months of continued high-profile data breaches, retailers should be prepared for possible carnage ahead of this Christmas

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US government shifting focus to prosecute high-level cybercrimes

Oct 23, 2014 10:30 am

As organized cyberattacks continue to plague the United States, the Department of Justice hopes to shift focus towards prosecuting cybercriminals

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Apple warns iCloud users of insecure certificate warning attacks

Oct 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Apple issues warning to iCloud users about organized cyberattacks, possibly from Chinese-based hackers

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Staples hit by data breach, with customers in Northeast hit

Oct 22, 2014 7:30 am

Staples is the latest U.S. company hit by a data breach, with customers in the Northeast targeted, according to reports

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Wall Street wants joint cybersecurity approach with regulators

Oct 21, 2014 10:30 pm

Wall Street wants to work with the U.S. federal government and other agencies to help streamline cybersecurity guidelines to protect banks

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Chinese government denies it played a role in Apple iCloud attacks

Oct 21, 2014 7:30 pm

The Chinese government has not surprisingly denied any involvement in reported Apple iCloud attacks

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Chinese government likely behind iCloud attacks to compromise users

Oct 21, 2014 12:30 am

The Chinese government is reportedly compromising Chinese Apple iCloud users, with attacks launching on the same day as iPhone 6, 6 Plus availability

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