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If You're Hacked, Blame the Government

The increasing vulnerability of companies to cyberattacks can be largely blamed on sluggish or nonexistent action on part of the U.S. government, security pros say.

How to Survive a Credit Card Hack

In today's high-tech world, our personal financial information is rarely safe from hackers. And too many businesses fail to meet security compliance standards.

Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

Yahoo says usernames and passwords of some of its email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people users have recently corresponded with.

Your New iPhone's Defaults Put Your Privacy at Risk

If you care about your privacy at all, you might want to muzzle Siri. The groundbreaking voice-recognition personal assistant on the brand-new Apple iPhone 4S turns out to be quite the chatterbox when you least expect her to be, and doesn't go to sleep when the phone is locked.

Need a Taxi? Drivers Want To Expand Demand for Cabs

Taxis may soon become a growth industry in some U.S. cities -- where more transportation options are needed in outlying areas, and where the population is aging. But established cab companies may not be so happy to see the business expand, drivers in Denver have discovered.