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."
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that they have imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and 3 Russian individuals for allegedly being controlled by or aiding Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the operation of cyber attacks.
The Atlanta Police Department has lost years worth of police car dashcam videos following the March ransomware attack that affected most of the city's IT infrastructure.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed two lawsuits on Monday against Facebook and Google on the grounds of breaking local campaign finance laws.
On Friday, a New York man was arrested and charged in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York with conducting an extensive cyberstalking and threats campaign. He was charged with one count of cyberstalking and two counts of sending interstate threats.
A recent government-wide cybersecurity risk assessment, carried out by the OMB, in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), highlights several serious issues that continue to imperil federal cybersecurity and ultimately put the nation at risk.
Amazon announced plans to block Australian users from ordering from its main US store (Amazon.com) and will redirect customers to its local Australian site (Amazon.com.au) instead.
As if Ben and Jerry's, beautiful landscape, and legalized marijuana wasn't enough of an incentive, Vermont has passed legislation called the "New Remote Worker Grant Program" that will pay a remote worker's expenses if they move to Vermont.
Microsoft said this week it plans to extend and enforce the new GDPR privacy protections to all of its customers, not just those based in EU countries.
US lawmakers have proposed a bill that would create specialized units in the National Guard for defending and responding to cyber-attacks.
Public record documents obtained from two US states reveal that Amazon has entered the surveillance market, where it's been silently advertising its facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies.
Today the U.S. Senate held a vote on reinstating Net Neutrality protections that is currently scheduled by the FCC to be repealed in June 2018. With a vote of 52 for keeping Net Neutrality and 47 against, the Senate has, for now, been able to prevent the repeal of the Net Neutrality rules.