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Google’s Chrome browser will now alert you if you enter a password that hackers have already stolen

The new feature works by checking people's passwords against a database of compromised login credentials from past hacks and data breaches.
Tony Encinias, former CIO for Pennsylvania and vice president of ViON.

The risk of cyberattacks rises as high-tech smart cities become the norm, and experts say ‘your weakest link is your people’

At the IGNITION: Smart Cities panel in Washington DC, experts discussed the challenges governments and cities face protecting against of cyberattacks.

‘You guys are based in California, not Ukraine, right?’ — an analyst mocked Trump’s CrowdStrike conspiracy on the firm’s...

Trump brought up false rumors about the US cybersecurity firm during his infamous phone call with Ukraine's president in July.

Trump reportedly uses unsecured phone lines. Cybersecurity experts explain why those are ‘so easy to hack it’s scary.’

Business Insider spoke with cybersecurity experts about how hackers gain access to phone conversations on unsecured devices.
New biometric facial recognition scanners in Dulles airport in September 2018.

Homeland Security is walking back its plans to use facial recognition on US citizens traveling internationally

The announcement reverses a proposal the agency made last week that would have mandated all US citizens have their faces scanned in airports.
A man walks past a Sprint store in New York City.

Personal information from thousands of Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile customers was accidentally left exposed — here’s how to ch...

Phone bills of subscribers to Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile were affected by the data exposure.

The FBI just issued a warning about the risks of owning a smart TV — here are its suggestions for protecting your privacy

If you own a smart TV, it's time to acquaint yourself with the risks associated with the devices, according to a new warning issued by the FBI.
Virgil Griffith.

Cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffith reportedly once said it would be ‘really cool’ if North Korea mined Ether

Griffith reportedly also told fellow crypto experts in April that he intended to arrange the delivery of equipment into North Korea to create ether.

Hackers scraped personal data from thousands of women shopping on plus-size clothing sites, and it points to a new trend that a cybersecurity expert c...

The breach shows how hackers are attempting to cash in on the lucrative personal-data market driven by online advertising.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has done some unusual things on international trips.

A US citizen was arrested for visiting North Korea and giving a talk on cryptocurrencies. An expert says such knowledge is hugely valuable to the herm...

Per one expert: 'Any interaction with a daily developer and user of cryptocurrency is likely to be valuable to North Koreans.'