A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."
A hacker got into a customer database for the Learning Lodge app store, where parents can download apps, games and e-books for VTech toys.
Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."
Starwood Hotels and Resorts, the company behind nearly a dozen hotel brands, says that more than 50 of its locations suffered from a malware attack on point-of-sale systems.
The app, called InstaAlert, was snagging usernames and passwords and sending them to a remote server, according to the developer who spotted it.
Commentary: Has Google's glorified Web browser-of-an-operating system worn out its welcome?
They steal your identity, take control and can't be stopped. The year's cybersecurity threats were so frightening they made your skin crawl.
The new version of Firefox paves the way for faster, safer browsing and strips websites of ad technology used to follow user behavior.
The email breach shows that anyone is vulnerable to attack, security experts say.
Technically Incorrect: The Drone Defender doesn't shoot down the drone. It disables it by interrupting its systems.