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the U.S. Senate held a vote on reinstating Net Neutrality protections that is currently scheduled by the FCC to be repealed in June 2018.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.
The Dutch government will be phasing out the use of Kaspersky software products on government networks, according to a letter to parliament by Justice Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus.
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released another National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin as an extension of the alert the agency issued in November, 2017. This latest alert expires on September 14, 2018.
Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.
Yesterday, we reported on how IBM banned the use of USB drives in order to protect their intellectual property. Today, we have a school who has banned USB drives for a completely different reason; to stop kids from charging their Juul e-cig vaporizers in classrooms.
A US senator has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and US telcos to investigate who and how many third-party companies have access to the geo-location data of US phone owners.
The number of people who reported ransomware infections to US authorities has gone down last year, according to a yearly FBI Internet crime report.
Halifax Regional Police announced today they would not be pressing charges against a 19-year-old teenager accused of hacking government systems.
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunications watchdog, blocked last week, on Thursday, May 3, 2018, access to over 50 VPN and proxy services.