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In shift, hackers want your identity, not just your credit card

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.

By February 12, 2015


Security in 2015: Will you care about the next big breach?

From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.

By December 28, 2014


New Gmail image server proxies raise security risks

While Gmail's new policy of automatically loading images by default may have some people excited, it comes at a security sacrifice.

By December 12, 2013


How the pros thwart computer spies with James Bond tricks

Whether they're jamming crushed Altoids mints into screw holes or prepping themselves to swallow Micro SD cards, some travelers are now going to extreme lengths to defend against foreign snoops.

By September 4, 2012


Forcing vendors to fix bugs under deadline

New bug-fixing deadline for software makers will mean quicker turnaround time on releasing security patches and better protection for consumers and corporations, experts say.

By August 4, 2010


Googler criticized for disclosing Windows-related flaw

Critics say researcher should have given Microsoft more time before disclosing a hole affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and releasing code to exploit it.

By June 11, 2010


Metasploit adds iPhone/iPod Touch hacks

Exploits are released based on a recent TIFF image-rendering flaw.

By October 17, 2007


Attack code out for new Apple Wi-Fi flaw

Researchers rap Apple for mishandling flaws and kick off a "month of kernel bugs" by publishing an exploit for a new Mac Wi-Fi bug.

By November 1, 2006


The thin gray line

special report Squeezed between corporate security experts and hell-bent hackers, so called grey hat hackers are finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.

By September 23, 2002


Hacker finds fault in .Net security

The much-vaunted security of Microsoft's next-generation Web services platform is good, but the company still has some kinks to iron out, says a Digital Defense analyst.

By May 2, 2002