Oracle risks to lose all current and future contracts with the US government after the US Department of Labor (DoL) has filed a lawsuit against the company's US Division, Oracle America., Inc..
1,101,252 people signed a petition that asks President Barack Obama to pardon and exonerate NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden of all charges. The petition was set in motion in September 2016, just before the premiere of the Snowden movie, directed by Oliver Stone, and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden.
Members of the Hamas Palestinian militant group have posed as women and tricked Israeli soldiers into installing malware on their phones, a member of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) said last week.
Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump announced the appointment of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as his cyber security advisor concerning the US private sector.
Infamous hacking outfit Shadow Brokers announced today plans to retire and go dark after failing once more to sell the bulk of their hacking tools.
Italian authorities have arrested and charged two siblings for carrying out a cyber-espionage campaign against Italy's elite, with targets that varied from famous businessmen to high-ranking politicians, including Matteo Renzi, former Italian prime minister.
The European Commission is currently debating new legislation that will overhaul some of the EU e-privacy rules, including the hated cookie consent popups that have ruined the web experience for many users.
The Shadow Brokers, a group of hackers that have stolen exploits and hacking tools from the National Security Agency (NSA), are now selling some of these tools, which include Windows exploits and antivirus bypass tools, on a website hidden on the ZeroNet network.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has upgraded the US voting and election infrastructure as a subsector of the nation's critical infrastructure.
The "ActionFraud" UK National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Center has issued an alert this week to UK educational institutes, warning against cyber-criminals cold-calling British schools and tricking staffers into installing ransomware on the school's computers.
On January 1, 2017, a new law went into effect in California that makes ransomware use a standalone crime. Under the new law, a person engaged in ransomware will be convicted of a felony and could be imprisoned up to four years.