Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.
Apple just released a patch for Shellshock, a bug that could give hackers access to Macintosh computers, but a security specialist says Apple fixed only two out of three security holes.
The FBI investigates a data breach into one of the world's largest banks that may have involved malware being deposited on an employee's personal computer.
Hackers infiltrated the US government's healthcare portal, but did not steal any data uploaded by customers.
Conan O'Brien claims he hired a crack team of techies to reveal the intimate life of the hacker who stole celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts.
Hackers attacked the iCloud accounts of some celebrities, so it's time to boost your own cloud-security awareness. CNET's Bridget Carey offers tips on keeping your account secure and explains why deleting a photo doesn't always truly delete it.
Investigation into attack on JPMorgan Chase may have expanded to seven of the world's top banks, amid a report that hackers altered records.
A new survey looks at what makes hackers tick -- and for most, it's not money or glory.
Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.
An unprecedented data heist highlights the need for stronger password security. Meanwhile, Timex creates a smartwatch that doesn't need a smartphone.