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.
U.S. charges North Korean hackers in 2014 Sony cyberattack
North Korea denies the allegations of state-sponsored hacking.
Parental-tracking app mSpy leaks millions of personal files
This isn't the app's first major security breach.
How hackers can use AI to hide their malware and target you
Hackers can use the same technology powering your appliances to create smart malware.
How to protect yourself from identity theft on the dark web
Here's everything you need to know about online identity theft.
11-year-old hacks replica Florida election results—in less than 10 minutes
For young hackers, overcoming government website security was a piece of cake.
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LTE flaw lets attackers spy on your web browsing
This fundamental security flaw could be a serious problem.
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ICE just signed a $2.4 million contract with this shady real-time surveillance firm
An ICE spokesperson confirmed the contract with PenLink.
Leaked emails from Google show Project Maven is much bigger than it says
Google could earn as much as $250 million a year from the partnership.
FBI identifies Russian malware that could be infecting your Wi-Fi router
You should probably reboot your Wi-Fi router.
Report: White House aide tried to spy on his co-workers
He sought to intimidate 'Obama loyalists' from leaking information to the press.
This Android malware capable of hijacking your phone is only growing stronger
Warning: only download apps from the official Play Store.
A law enforcement super-team just crushed the world’s biggest hacking site
It was responsible for 4 million attacks.
One-minute hack lets thieves break into any hotel room
A patch was released, but the vulnerability remains in the wild.
Data harvesting firm leaked personal data on 48 million people
The company refutes the details of the leak.