Facebook Acknowledges It Was Hacked

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Facebook Acknowledges It Was Hacked

Facebook Acknowledges It Was Hacked

Hackers have long targeted all sorts of companies, government agencies and other organizations for cyber attacks that could expose consumers to identity theft, and now the world’s most popular social network has acknowledged that it, too, was recently hacked. Facebook was targeted in an attack in January that potentially exposed a large amount of data, after… Read More

5 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Cyber War

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Cyber War

5 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Cyber War

This spring, the term “cyber war” turns 20. In his seminal 1993 paper “Cyberwar is Coming!” master military strategist John Arquilla envisioned an entirely new kind of battle. That vision was articulated again, but as reality, in President Obama’s State of the Union Address last week. The president’s call for a more serious approach to… Read More

Banks, Military Respond to Wave of Cyber Attacks

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Banks, Military Respond to Wave of Cyber Attacks

Banks, Military Respond to Wave of Cyber Attacks

If you have a checking account or a credit card with a major bank, chances are good that you’ve experienced some trouble accessing your online accounts in the past month. A host of major banks, including the three largest in America, have been the victims of cyber attacks that fully or partially shut down sites… Read More

Top U.S. Banks Hit With Massive Hacking Attacks

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Top U.S. Banks Hit With Massive Hacking Attacks

Top U.S. Banks Hit With Massive Hacking Attacks

Some of the largest and best-known banks in the country were recently targeted by hacking attacks that crippled their websites, and experts say these could be the biggest attacks ever. In the days since Sept. 19, the websites for Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank and PNC Bank have all been hit… Read More

The Cyber World We Live In

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The Cyber World We Live In

The Cyber World We Live In

The email looks like it came from your bank. It seems important. The wording is polite, but there’s a tone of urgency. Might as well click the link, right? You click the link. The website looks just like your bank website. Same logo. Same introduction text and picture of a silver-haired couple coasting to a… Read More

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