| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:47 PM
President Barack Obama, appearing Friday at a summit on computer security, signed an executive order to make it easier for businesses to peer into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks — the latest attempt to draw the private...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Several different notifications from state agencies and Anthem have left some people scratching their heads about whether they need to sign up for identity protection, or if it is provided automatically, in the wake of a cyber attack on the insurer's IT...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:37 PM
In the wake of the cyber attack that compromised the personal information of Anthem members as far back as 2004, the insurance giant is offering free credit monitoring services for 24 months through AllClear ID to anyone potentially affected.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:01 AM
An 18-year-old man in northwest England was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day hacking of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network Internet services.
British officers working with the FBI arrested the man...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:55 PM
It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school.
Directed by the veteran Michael Mann, "Blackhat's" story of computer attacks wreaking all kinds of havoc with established...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:03 PM
President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher cybersecurity laws, but the main pitch of his speech at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University was aimed at business leaders whose help he needs fighting cyberattacks.
As he prepared to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:45 PM
After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Hackers have targeted about 19,000 French websites since a rampage by Islamic extremists left 20 dead last week, a top French cyberdefense official said Thursday as the president tried to calm the nation's inflamed religious tensions.
France is on...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:40 PM
Anthem Inc. is warning customers of email scams in the wake of a data breach this week.
The emails are designed to appear as though they are from Anthem with messages that say "click here" for credit monitoring. But don't do it.
The emails are not...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:26 PM
Security threats to mobile phones grew more diverse and sophisticated around the globe in 2014, while the U.S. in particular saw a surge in the number of encounters with "ransomware," according to a new report.
The data come from a report issued...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Amy Pascal, long considered one of the most powerful women in Hollywood — and a throwback to old-school moviemaking — is stepping down from her co-chair job at Sony Pictures Entertainment in the wake of the devastating cyberattack that...