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April 14, 2014
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The number of U.S. citizens who have experienced a data breach has increased, according to Pew Research. In fact, 18 percent of adults have had information stolen via...

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April 8, 2014
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GoldJulia Angwin has glimpsed the future of privacy—and it's going to cost a pretty penny. Angwin, the author of "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance," told Marketplace Tech how much she spent last...

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April 8, 2014
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Cybercriminals typically prefer to use malware they can buy on the black market, rather than produce their own unique software, according to a Websense threat report discussed by...

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April 4, 2014
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Federal agencies are deficient in their responses to data breaches by not responding fast enough and not employing sufficient security measures, according to the Government Accountability Office

The exact number of data breaches reported by...

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March 31, 2014
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How IT security services respond to a cyberattack can make a major impact on whether or not the attack is thwarted, according to Dark Reading. In one case, a company was hacked ...

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March 28, 2014
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Many companies are taking advantage of cyber insurance to ease the blow of security breaches by hackers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Ever since Target was hacked, sales of these insurance policies...

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March 26, 2014
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Customers should ensure the mobile apps they get from companies like Wal-Mart or Starbucks are secure. In fact, a recent investigation showed Starbucks's app left data about customer usernames and passwords in plain text, according to...

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March 25, 2014
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Since news outlets have reported the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance activity monitoring U.S. citizens, some consumers may be uneasy about the thought of agents looking over their emails. However, many tech companies have begun to fight back with added encryption techniques. Google, for example, has begun to encrypt all of its traffic...

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March 25, 2014
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Join IDentity Theft 911 (@CyberScout) and the Identity Theft Resource Center (@ITRCSD) on Thursday, April 3 at 2 p.m. ET for #IDTheftChat!

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The topic: SCAMS. They’re everywhere – your smartphone, email inbox, and mail slot, and...

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March 21, 2014
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Only about one out of every three companies report data breaches, according to Dark Reading. Additionally, nearly two-thirds (57 percent) would not voluntarily give out information about...

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