Two US senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate smart TV makers amid fears and evidence that companies might be using devices to collect data and track users without their knowledge.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted today 12 Russian intelligence agents on hacking charges related to the 2016 US Presidential Election.
A jury trial found a former engineer at a Navy contractor guilty of stealing trade secrets regarding Navy projects by uploading the files to his personal Dropbox account.
Beirut officials have arrested three suspects believed to be behind what local authorities are calling the biggest hack in Lebanon's history.
A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.
In a report published earlier this week, the Israeli military has accused Hamas cyber-operatives of attempting to lure Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers into installing malware-infected apps on their phones.
Two privacy-focused organizations have accused today German police of carrying out raids at their offices and members' private homes on some pretty shoddy reasoning that makes no sense and hints at the police's abuse of power.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) announced last week it was mass-deleting hundreds of millions of records of phone calls and text messages dating back to 2015.
The number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information has been rapidly increasing, which has resulted in the creation of favorable circumstances for hackers. Even with all the advances in satellite technology, much of the US military's satellite technology remains vulnerable.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted today to advance bill H.R. 3776, the Cyber Diplomacy Act. This bill outlines the restoration of the State Department's Cyber Office under the new name of Office of Cyberspace and the Digital Economy and the reinstatement of a head of cyber related activities for the Department of State.
On Saturday, US State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah announced that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts.
The UK's tax agency —HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs)— has collected the voice records of over 5.1 million Brits, a UK-based privacy and civil liberties group has discovered.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS ) ruled today that law enforcement must obtain a search warrant before obtaining and accessing cell phone location information from mobile carriers and other entities.
Two US senators have proposed a bill this week that aims to address the issues with software and IT services provided to the US government and its agencies.
The US Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday that includes a clause to reinstate a ban on Chinese hardware vendor ZTE.
The Department of Justice has announced new charges against former CIA software engineer Joshua Schulte for allegedly leaking classified CIA documents, software projects, and hacking utilities called Vault 7 to WikiLeaks.
Apple announced today that the next version of the iOS operating system —iOS 12— would automatically and securely share a caller's geo-location with 911 emergency services across the US.
Pre-crime, is a vast potpourri of information, on everyday activities, used to try to predict and prevent future behavior. In "predictive" policing, computer algorithms identify signs of pre-crime in a realm in which we are all potential suspects.
Kaspersky Lab announced it was temporarily halting its cooperation with Europol following the voting of a controversial motion in the European Parliament today.
In a plenary session of the European Parliament that will be held today in Strasbourg, France, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote on a motion for resolution which includes a clause to ban the use of software programs "that have been confirmed as malicious, such as Kaspersky Lab."