A well-organized cyber-espionage group is infecting computers at selected targets in Ukraine, turning on their microphone to record nearby audio, stealing documents, and storing exfiltrated data inside Dropbox accounts, according to security firm CyberX, who recently came across the malware used in these attacks.
Under the coordination of the UK government, rights holders and today's top two search engines have reached and signed an agreement that will demote piracy-related links in search results.
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.
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.