On Monday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed two bills into law that criminalize the possession of ransomware "with the intent to introduce it into a computer or computer network without authorization" and punish offenders with a three-year prison sentence, respectively.
The United States Department of State wants to make it mandatory for all foreigners to provide social media details when applying for a visa to enter the US.
The European Commission announced on Wednesday plans to cancel new registration and domain renewals for .eu domains owned by British citizens. EU citizens residing in the UK are also barred from registering or renewing domains.
The United States Congress passed late last night a $1.3 trillion budget spending bill that also contained a piece of legislation that allows internal and foreign law enforcement access to user data stored online without a search warrant or probable cause.
UK authorities will seek a warrant to probe the computer systems of Cambridge Analytica, the company blamed for covertly siphoning the data of over 50 million Facebook users.
Chinese authorities plan to use the country's mysterious "social credit" database to ban people guilty of past unruly behavior from purchasing plane and train tickets for up to a year.
The United States has imposed sanctions against Russian entities for the NotPetya ransomware outbreak, cyber-attacks on the US power grid, and their attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election process.
A cyber-espionage group historically believed to be operating in the interests of the Chinese government is believed to have hacked a UK government contractor from where security researchers found evidence that attackers stole information related to UK government departments and military technology.
Chinese intelligence agencies are doctoring the Chinese National Vulnerabilities Database (CNNVD) to hide security flaws that government hackers might have an interest in, according to a report released on Friday by US threat intelligence firm Recorded Future.
Türk Telekom, a Turkish Internet Service Provider (ISP), has deployed special hardware to intercept and alter Internet traffic, swapping legitimate software downloads with similar applications, but infected with spyware.
APT28, an infamous cyber-espionage unit that many security firms believe is acting at the behest of the Russian government, has hacked various German government agencies for more than a year.
The United States of America, the country with one of the most draconian border crossing procedures in the world, hadn't verified the validity of chip-implanted e-passports since 2007, the time when foreigners were first required to have one.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement yesterday, warning high-ranking executives not to trade stocks before the disclosing breaches, major vulnerabilities, and other cybersecurity related incidents.
Citing a report from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the White House said on Friday that cyberattacks cost the US economy somewhere between $57 billion to $109 billion in 2016.
In the span of a month, US legislators have introduced two separate bills that aim to ban US government agencies from buying, using, or contracting Chinese-made telecommunications equipment or services.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
A hacker or hacker group might have stolen healthcare data for more than half of Norway's population, according to reports in local press.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill today to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA) of 2008.
Apple announced today that it will hand over the operation of iCloud services for Chinese users to a local Chinese company as part of the company's efforts to comply with Chinese law.
The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency published last week a new guideline containing updated procedures for searching travelers' electronic devices at US borders.