On Friday, three cyber-security firms have come forward with reports or statements that link the NotPetya ransomware outbreak to a cyber-espionage group known for a large number of past cyber-attacks, such as the one on Ukraine's power grid in December 2015.
WikiLeaks dumped today a manual describing a new CIA malware strain. Called OutlawCountry, this is malware designed for Linux operating systems.
A draft of the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018" — which approves the budget and policies for US defensive projects — outlines a ban on the usage of Kaspersky Lab software products at DOD facilities under the explanation that the Russian antivirus vendor "might be vulnerable to Russian government influence."
The Shadow Brokers have published a new message today, gloating about the damage caused by the NotPetya ransomware, and threatening to expose the real-life identity of an alleged NSA employee, who they say has been mocking the group on Twitter.
Today, WikiLeaks has published the documentation manual for an alleged CIA tool that can track users of WiFi-capable Windows devices based on the ESS (Extended Service Set) data of nearby WiFi networks.
The European Commission has hit Google with a record fine of €2.42 billion ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominant market position and tweaking search results to favor its Google Shopping service to the detriment of its direct competitors.
A former CIA agent was arrested and arraigned in court yesterday on accusations of selling top secret documents to Chinese intelligence officers disguised as members of a Chinese think tank.
Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusions from the 2016 Internet Crime Report, released yesterday by the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
Britain's Internet regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has fined the city council of Gloucester with £100,000 ($125,000) after local authorities failed to apply a security update for almost three months.
An Amazon S3 bucket containing the personal details of over 198 million Americans was left exposed online with no protection, according to UpGuard, a cyber-security whose researchers came across the database last week.
Low-income families from Rhode Island are giving up their privacy for the sake of receiving a school-issued laptop to aid children in their studies, according to a report released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) last week.
After a two-week hiatus, WikiLeaks dumped new files as part of the Vault 7 series that supposedly contains CIA-made hacking tools the organization claims it received from hackers and agency insiders.
In a US-CERT report released yesterday afternoon, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have published IOCs about a malware family known as DeltaCharlie, used by North Korea to create its private DDoS botnet.
A 77-page report released today by cyber-security firm Trend Micro explores the underground landscape of fake news, where anyone can buy influence and create artificial trends to serve personal interests.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with a collective of tech support scammers, who were forced to forfeit assets valued at nearly $6 million.
Gabor Szathmari, a security researcher for CryptoAUSTRALIA, is working on a method of improving the security of leaked documents by removing hidden dots left behind by laser printers, which are usually used to watermark documents and track down leakers.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed official charges against a 25-year-old woman, Reality Leigh Winner, of Augusta, Georgia, for leaking classified material to the press.
Some people have no shame, and one of those is Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who used the terror attacks that took place in London, on Saturday, June 3, to push her party's agenda for laws that would push for encryption backdoors.
After taking last week off, WikiLeaks came back today and released documentation on another CIA cyberweapon. Codenamed Pandemic, this is a tool that targets computers with shared folders, from where users download files via SMB.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI for the purpose of obtaining documents that reveal more details about the Bureau's close relationship with Geek Squad, a Best Buy division specialized in computer repairs.