Suffolk County recovering from cyberattack

Suffolk County has for the most part recovered after a cyberattack. A forensic examination is underway to find out exactly what happened. But what is being done to stop the next attack?

3 Iranian citizens charged in hacking campaign in US

Three Iranian citizens have been charged in the United States with cyberattacks that targeted power companies, local governments and small businesses and nonprofits, including a domestic violence shelter.

How safe is your data with tap-and-go subway payments?

With the MTA's OMNY payment system for subways and buses about to complete its takeover next year, making the MetroCard a thing of the past, the technical upgrade in our lives to a real-time system tracking our every commuting move has some civil rights and privacy groups sounding the alarm that our freedom is at risk.

Apple security update: Install iPhone, iPad, Mac patches now

Apple detected serious security vulnerabilities for iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of these devices. Security experts say everyone should update any Apple device they have immediately.

Twitter to pay $150M in data privacy settlement

Twitter has agreed to pay a civil fine of $150 million in a settlement with the federal government that requires the social media giant to do more than just claim to protect the private data of users.

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: Cyberattacks could affect U.S.

If Russia mounts cyberattacks against the United States, the targets could include banks, power plants, water treatment facilities, and communications. Those attacks could also impact GPS for navigation, farming, automation, and oil exploration.