| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:46 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new exchange-traded fund that invests in the cyber security industry could offer investors a silver lining to all of the data breaches that have hit U.S. companies over the past year.
The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, which...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:41 PM
No sooner had authorities announced the closing of an alleged illegal online drug bazaar than another popped up claiming to take its place.
Welcome to the "dark Web," an increasingly popular corner of the Internet where thousands of computer users...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that it was hacked and employee information, including Social Security numbers, may have been stolen.
The Postal Service did not say who was suspected of breaking into its systems. It called the breach “...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has called on federal regulators to toughen proposed net-neutrality rules for Internet traffic, including taking the controversial step of changing the way the law treats broadband providers so they are subject...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of 16 people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services.
The developments were announced a day after...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:12 AM
A group of cybersecurity firms funded by big banks plan to launch a platform that will allow financial companies to communicate faster about potential cyber breaches, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The move follows cybersecurity attacks on some big...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:02 PM
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co learned about hackers who stole the bank's contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses through a corporate event that it sponsors, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported, citing people...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Ice cream and fast-food restaurant chain Dairy Queen has confirmed a security breach that may have compromised the payment card information of customers at several hundred locations across 46 states.
Computers at Dairy Queen locations, and one Orange...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Eighty percent of Chinese government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most of the assaults launched from the United States, a top Chinese Internet regulator said on Thursday.
Lu Wei, head of the State Internet Information Office, condemned...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Cyber intrusions and other data breaches put the personal records of 18.5 million Californians, nearly half the state's population, at risk in 2013, a seven-fold increase over the year before, the state attorney general reported on Tuesday.
The number of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. But also be wary of the risks especially to privacy that accompany a growing focus on cyber security that may exaggerate some threats.
Those are among the...