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.
The SEC just revealed it was hacked—a year ago
The Government Accountability Office had warned of SEC's vulnerabilities.
Could hackers derail one of the most important elections in Europe?
The ghosts of 2016 are haunting Germany as voters head to the polls.
How secure is Apple’s Face ID, really?
Face ID is fancy—but is it a more secure way to unlock your iPhone X?
Equifax stock sales reportedly prompt DOJ investigation
Equifax's stock has fallen 35 percent since the disclosure of the hack.
Hackers slip botnet malware into popular PC cleaning app CCleaner
Over 2 million CCleaner users downloaded the infected software.
Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s battle with Equifax means for you
Want to freeze your credit for free? Warren's bill would make that possible.
Online scammers are going after your grandparents
Want to help your grandparents? Teach them about these scams.
Instagram just bought up hundreds of domains to stop hackers from selling your data
Contact info from 6 million Instagram users is allegedly being sold online.
711 million emails leaked by spambot: Here’s how to check if you’re vulnerable
It's time to change your password again.
The key difference between white hat, gray hat, and black hat hackers
Hackers are defined by the color of their hat—really.
Trump loses 8 members of his cybersecurity council over Charlottesville response
Twenty-eight percent of the council has left.
Untangling the scary truth about botnets
Botnets are one of the most powerful cyberweapons on the internet. Here's what you need to know.
The 4 best antivirus apps to keep your computer adware free
A good adware removal tool will keep your Mac or PC running its best.
How DDoS attacks knock your favorite websites offline
Can't access your favorite website? A DDoS attack may be the culprit.