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.
YouTube hit by cyberattack, ‘Despacito’ and other top music videos vanish (updated)
The hackers' motives remain unclear.
Chelsea Manning issues grim warnings about cybersecurity
The whistleblower is still trying to save the world.
This shady new malware is robbing people with bitcoins
A new IBM report details a sophisticated malware attack targeting users of cryptocurrency exchanges.
Russia military spies behind 2018 Olympic cyberattack (updated)
The country has denied any wrongdoing.
An Apple intern reportedly leaked critical iOS source code to iPhone jailbreakers
The intern leaked code for iBoot, the part of iOS responsible for ensuring a trusted boot of the operating system.
Critical iPhone source code was leaked—but Apple insists its phones are safe
Experts think it's the 'biggest leak in history.'
This convincing Reddit clone will steal your personal information
Our advice: Bookmark your favorite websites.
Alphabet’s newest division was made to take down cybercriminals
The company will use Alphabet's resources to quickly find threats.
Facebook hires first ever cybersecurity director
The move comes on the heels of Facebook being used by Russia to influence voters.
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.