Cybersecurity is the protection of information systems—ranging from vast networks and an individual computer—from hackers who would steal, surveil, or otherwise cause damage. Cybersecurity is a multibillion-dollar industry with continued big growth prospects for the foreseeable future.
New Netflix email scam asks users for credit card information
Avoid pressing any attachments and links contained in emails.
The most popular cryptocurrency scams—and how to avoid them
Before you invest, you need to do some research.
Intel faces multiple lawsuits related to Meltdown and Spectre bugs
More lawsuits are expected in the coming weeks.
Intel CEO sold millions in shares after learning about critical processor flaw
The company claims the sale is unrelated to the chip vulnerability.
Your computer is almost certainly in danger of a critical Intel security bug
All major OS providers are working on patches.
Hackers hijacked D.C. security cameras before Trump’s inauguration
The accused pair could face up to 20 years in prison.
U.S. publicly condemns North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ attack
The cyberattack infected hundreds of thousands of computers.
The botnet that broke the internet in 2016 was built for Minecraft
The Mirai botnet is now one of the most feared malware in existence.
U.S. banks have lost more than $10 million to a Russian hacking group
South American institutions could be targeted next.
Uber reportedly paid a 20-year-old hacker to conceal massive data breach
The young hacker was paid $100,000 to delete mounds of data.
Is Bitcoin safe? Here’s how to protect your Bitcoin fortune
Keeping your cryptocurrencies secure is key to building a digital fortune.
British politician gives worst excuse ever for colleague’s porn stash
British politician defends her 'shared password' tweet.
Dangerous flaw in macOS High Sierra leaves your Mac vulnerable: Here’s how to fix it (updated)
Mac users need to create a root password, asap.
Hundreds of popular websites are recording your keystrokes and mouse clicks
Researchers worry users could be exposed to identity theft.
Infected flashlight apps are stealing money from Android users
Thousands of Android users have been infected.