Data Breaches Bigger, Worse Than You Think, Report Says
In addition to nine “mega-breaches” of personal data in 2015, tens of millions of personal records were likely exposed or stolen by cyber criminals the same year but went unreported because the companies or entities involved chose to keep the size of the breach a secret, according to a new cyber
'GMA 40 for 40': Expert Tips to Get A-List Hair
Kari Hill, celebrity colorist at Meche Salon in Beverly Hills, shows the styling tricks used on the salon's star-studded clientele.
Duqu 2.0: ‘Almost Invisible’ Cyber Espionage Tool Targeted Russian Co., Linked to Iran Nuclear Talks
A Russian cyber security firm says it has discovered a highly-sophisticated, “almost invisible” cyber espionage tool that targeted the company’s own servers, as well as systems around the world, including some linked to the controversial Iranian nuclear negotiations. The Moscow-based firm Kaspersky
The Curious Origin of the 'Heartbleed' Logo
The "Heartbleed" bug that may have affected more than half a million websites has taken on a life of its own -- in media headlines and social media chatter -- despite the fact that many people still have no clue what it is. The public can thank a little-known Finnish designer for the heightened
Report: Hackers Lured Victims With Sochi Terrorism Fears
In the wake of a series of deadly bombings in the region, a direct threat from a major terrorist leader and a stream of sobering warnings from American security experts, computer users could be forgiven for taking an interest in an email with the subject...
Hidden Lynx: Researchers Reveal Elite China-Based 'Hackers for Hire'
A major security firm has identified an alleged mercenary hacking group based in China that employs a special operations-like cyber squad to attack high-value targets. The group, dubbed Hidden Lynx after a string of code it uses, has been around for at least four years...
TechBytes: Internet Attacks, Touch Screens
Symantec found that over the last year Internet attacks were up and spam was down.
Cyber Superweapon Stuxnet Even Older Than Thought: Researchers
Stuxnet, the cyber superweapon that purportedly damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, was slinking through cyberspace years earlier than previously thought, according to a new cyber security report. Researchers at Symantec, one of the firms that analyzed Stuxnet when it was first discovered “in the
NYT: In Chinese Hack, Symantec Anti-Virus Failed 44 Times
Computer security giant Symantec is responding today to a report by The New York Times in which the news outlet said Symantec’s anti-virus software failed to identify dozens of pieces of malicious code that were installed on the Times’ network by Chinese hackers. In the...
GOP Asks: What Went Wrong? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: REACHING OUT — OBAMA CALLS CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS: Fresh off his successful re-election bid, President Obama placed phone calls to congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle yesterday, including House Speaker John ...