With biometric authentication for Windows 10 devices, the world's largest software maker hopes to make it harder for hackers to scoop up your data.
What does it take to catch cybercriminals who hack into computers to steal personal and financial information? CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside Microsoft's Cybercrimes Center.
The man is suspected of being the mastermind behind the GameOver Zeus botnet, which was used by cybercriminals to steal more than $100 million.
Looking to deter cyberattacks on national infrastructure and halt the illegal interception of communications, the European Union toughens its laws.
With the help of malware, hackers hit more than 100 financial institutions in 30 countries, says a report released to The New York Times by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.
Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.
Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.
The president urges Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen the country's hacking detection system and counterintelligence capabilities.
According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.
After a slew of U.S. companies' Web sites were hacked, a group of bi-partisan senators is looking at getting a new law passed that combats cyber-theft by foreign governments and hackers.