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.
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.