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US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking

The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.

Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods (Update 2)

Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security ...

IBM deepens move into computer defense

IBM on Monday moved deeper into defending business computers with a new service aimed at thwarting hackers before they do damage.

Apple readies security fix for Mac after iOS flaw

Apple said Monday it was developing a security fix for its Mac OS X computer operating system after a patch released for its iPhones and iPads to thwart hacker attacks.

California leaders push for smartphone kill switch (Update)

Legislation unveiled Friday in the state of California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen—a move that could be the first of its kind in ...

Hacker group posts hundreds of law officer records

A hacker group has posted online the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI's National Academy.

Could artificial intelligence make life harder for hackers?

As the volume of digital information in corporate networks continues to grow, so grows the number of cyberattacks, and their cost. One cybersecurity vendor, Juniper Networks, estimates that the cost of data breaches worldwide ...

Security failure at Facebook—what we know

The security breach revealed on September 28 by Facebook affected tens of millions of accounts at the social network, which boasts more than 2.2 billion monthly users.

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