Brad Smith, Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has called on the world's nations to come together and sign a pact that regulates the use and proliferation of cyber-weapons, similar to the Geneva Convention signed in 1949.
A financially-motivated, Russian-speaking hacker known as Rasputin, has breached and stolen data from universities in the US and the UK, and federal, state, and local US government agencies.
During the past year, social media profiles belonging to a girl named Safeena Malik have been at the heart of a series of phishing attacks that have targeted journalists and activists investigating Qatari migrant worker labor issues.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) filed official charges today against Harold Thomas Martin III, 52, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, for stealing over 50TB of documents from several US government agencies, including documents labeled as Top Secret.
The US is considering a measure that would ask visa applications to give up passwords for social media accounts if they want to receive passage to the United States, according to statements made by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly at a DHS committee meeting on Tuesday.
The Email Privacy Act (EPA) is for the second year in a row in front of the US Senate after the US House of Representatives approved the bill on Monday.
UK's National Crime Agency said today that officers arrested two suspects for hacking the Washington CCTV network and installing ransomware.
A ransomware infection that took root on late Tuesday night, January 31, affected several services provided by the local Licking County (Ohio) government infrastructure.
The European Union announced today an agreement between various regulating bodies and mobile carriers that will help eliminate in most part roaming charges across the EU space starting with June 15, 2016.
Nicholas Berthaume, a former employee of the US Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 12 months probation for installing Bitcoin mining software on one of the government servers he was supposed to manage.
Several US states have introduced bills aimed at establishing a user's "right to repair" for electronic devices, in the spirit of the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act that was passed by the US Congress in late 2013.
Russian authorities arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, one of Kaspersky Lab's top-ranked security researchers, under article 275 of the Russian criminal code, which refers to treason.