In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert has officially blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware incident that devasted hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May this year.
The details of over 19 million California voters were left exposed online in an unsecured MongoDB database and were later held for ransom, according to researchers from the Kromtech Security Center.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law on Tuesday that also includes a clause that officially bans the use of Kaspersky products on US federal government computers.
The Indian Defence Ministry has advised troops stationed on the Chinese border to uninstall Chinese-made apps from their smartphones.
The Ethiopian government used spyware acquired from an Israeli company to spy on dissidents living in the country and abroad, but government operatives have failed when configuring their command and control (C&C) server, exposing a list of all their targets.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against the fourth Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in the past four months, effectively signaling the end of an era on the cryptocurrency market where shady ICOs have dominated this year's news cycle.
German authorities are preparing a law that will force device manufacturers to include backdoors within their products that law enforcement agencies could use at their discretion for legal investigations. The law would target all modern devices, such as cars, phones, computers, IoT products, and more.
A branch of the UK intelligence forces has sent out a letter to UK government departments and agencies about the use of Russian antivirus software to protect computers that store classified information.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally charged a former NSA employee for taking classified documents home. The man, Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Maryland, pleaded guilty today, according to court documents released by the DOJ.
Three US senators have introduced a bill on Thursday that will make it mandatory for companies to report breaches to customers within 30 days, but also carries fines and possible prison time for execs who conceal breaches from users and authorities.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
A federal judge in California has ruled today that US-based cryptocurrency exchange portal Coinbase must hand over details of over 14,000 users to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
US authorities have acted on one of the worst-kept secrets in cyber-security and have filed official charges against three Chinese hackers part of one of China's elite cyber-espionage unit.
Facebook announced yesterday they would let users see what Facebook pages and Instagram accounts they followed that are linked to supposed Russian propaganda efforts.
Today, Amazon announced a new offering named "AWS Secret Region," which is a cloud server region for use only by US intelligence agencies and their third-party contractors.
A security researcher revealed today he found three misconfigured Amazon S3 servers belonging to the US Department of Defense (DOD) containing 1.8 billion social media and forum posts made by users from all over the world, including many by Americans.
Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), the country's telecommunications agency, has banned the sale of children's smartwatches after it classified such devices as "prohibited listening devices."
The Chinese vulnerability disclosure program is lagging behind when it comes to publishing details about critical flaws and vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese-linked cyber-espionage groups.
A US senator has asked the White House to look into the threat that malicious ads —also known as malvertising— pose to US government networks and computers.