A little over a week ago, researcher promised to run a 51% attack on the blockchain of a small cryptocurrency called Einsteinium (EMC2), to show the world how easy the entire process was.
Unchecked, the expanding proliferation of surveillance cameras, coupled with constant improvements in facial recognition technology, can create a surveillance infrastructure that the government and big companies can use to track everywhere we go in public places, including who we are with and what we are doing.
A San Diego man filed a lawsuit against Google last week, on Friday, accusing the Mountain View company of violating his privacy by secretly tracking his phone's location despite his an account setting through which he explicitly forbade the company to do so.
FBI Director Chris Wray is following in predecessor James Comey's footsteps in joining the anti-encryption crusade. Though the FBI has admitted to distorting the number of encrypted devices it can't get into,
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.
Two insurance companies are suing a cyber-security firm to recover insurance fees paid to a customer after the security firm failed to detect malware on the client's network for months, an issue that led to one of the biggest security breaches of the 2000s. The security firms says the lawsuit is meritless.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has indicted a former Equifax engineer on charges of insider trading.
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.
An Iowa man will go to prison for the next 20 years after he attempted to hijack an Internet domain at gunpoint, tased and shot the victim, and got shot back himself.
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.
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.
Gal Vallerius, a 36-year-old French national pleaded guilty this week in the US of selling narcotics on the Dark Web under the nickname of OxyMonster.
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 US government has filed new charges against Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher known as MalwareTech who stopped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak last year.
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.
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.
Google has agreed to create a fund of 11 million dollars as part of a a class action settlement for terminating or disabling a publisher's Adsense accounts, but not paying out any balances that the publisher had at the time.