A US congressman is currently tinkering away at a proposed bill that will legalize some "hack back" counter-measures that breached companies can take to stop and identify ongoing cyber-attacks, and recover their data.
According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant — a CIA technical term for "malware" — that can target and infect any Windows system, from Windows XP to Windows 10, Microsoft's latest OS version.
An anonymous group known as Intrusion Truth has published evidence that links an intelligence contractor working with the Chinese government to cyber-attacks that have been carried out by a cyber-espionage group known in the infosec community as APT3.
Muhammad Rabbani, a UK citizen, and director of the CAGE human rights organization, is facing a possible three-month prison sentence for not disclosing his phone and laptop's password at Heathrow airport in London, last year.
The Russian Ministry of Communications has proposed a new plan called the "Digital Economy," according to which, the government wants to keep most of the Internet traffic inside the country, fearing it foreign governments might wiretap sensitive communications.
Two servers located at 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 have been leaking live video feeds from two Predator drones belonging to the US government.
A malware infection affecting servers belonging to the Virginia State Police (VSP) has shut down the department's email system, along with its ability to update the Virginia Sex Offender and Crimes Against Children Registry (SOR).
Ignoring criticism from all sides, FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced today a plan to roll back net neutrality in the US.
On Good Friday and ahead of the Easter holiday, the Shadow Brokers have dumped a new collection of files, containing what appears to be exploits and hacking tools targeting Microsoft's Windows OS and evidence the Equation Group had gained access to servers and targeted the SWIFT banking system of several banks across the world.
The Kelihos botnet is no more. Or at least that's what authorities hope happens, after attempting to bring it down three times in the past, but to no avail.
Security researchers from Symantec have tied the CIA hacking tools leaked by WikiLeaks last month to a cyber-espionage group responsible for at least 40 hacks in 16 countries.
Spanish police arrested a Russian hacker in Barcelona on the behest of US authorities on suspicion of meddling in last year's US presidential election process.
The Shadow Brokers (TSB) are back, and they've released the password for the rest of the hacking tools they claim to have stolen from the NSA last year.
Hacker magazine 2600 said today it would pay $10,000, possibly more, to anyone who provides it with Trump's tax returns. The magazine ran a similar pledge last year before the presidential election but without any success.
New clues discovered that bring light onto the operations of the first-ever cyber-espionage group called Moonlight Maze.
Hackers have breached America's Job Link Alliance (AJLA), a job portal offered by the Department of Labor (DOL), and stolen personal details from an undisclosed number of job seekers.
A new Indiana bill plans to make ransomware attacks a crime on its own punishable with a sentence from one to six years in prison, and a maximum fine of up to $10,000.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) charged four suspects today for orchestrating the 2014 Yahoo data breach during which attackers stole details for over 500 million Yahoo users.
The FCC announced it suspended the coming into effect of regulation aimed at improving user Internet privacy, which would have blocked Internet service providers from selling private user data to advertisers without their specific consent.
The US is discussing new legislation that will allow victims of ongoing cyber-attacks to fight back against hackers by granting more powers to entities under attack in regards to the defensive measures they can take.