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e-commerce security

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Chinese hackers target US government workers -- report

The hackers were looking for information on federal employees who have top-secret clearance, according to The New York Times.

By July 10, 2014

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eBay hacked, requests all users change passwords

eBay confirms users' passwords were compromised but says there's no evidence any financial information was accessed.

By May 21, 2014

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How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By August 20, 2013

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Snowden trained as hacker while with NSA -- report

Snowden was taught all he needed to know about snooping into records while he was working for the NSA, according to The New York Times.

By July 5, 2013

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Corporations bring a 'knife to a gun fight' amid cyberattacks

According to a new report, denial-of-service attacks rose by a staggering 170 percent last year, and corporations need to learn how to better defend themselves.

By January 25, 2013

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New bill asks companies to notify EU of security breaches

The European Union works on legislation that would set up local cybersecurity agencies, in an effort to regulate tech companies that have access to user data.

By January 18, 2013

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The top threats for 2013, as seen by McAfee

Next year, we'll need to be on the lookout for increases in mobile malware, randomware kits, large-scale political hacks and "hacking as a service," according to McAfee Labs.

By December 27, 2012

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012

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Hacker who infected 72K computers gets prison sentence

Joshua Schichtel pled guilty for selling botnets to customers "who wanted to infect computers with various different types of malicious software." Now, he's serving a 30-month prison term.

By September 6, 2012

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Amazon addresses security exploit after journalist hack

After a tech reporter detailed his nightmarish saga of being hacked because of Amazon and Apple security flaws, the e-commerce giant says it has changed its system to make things more secure.

By August 7, 2012