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.
Brad Smith, Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has called on the world's nations to come together and sign a pact that regulates the use and proliferation of cyber-weapons, similar to the Geneva Convention signed in 1949.
A financially-motivated, Russian-speaking hacker known as Rasputin, has breached and stolen data from universities in the US and the UK, and federal, state, and local US government agencies.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) filed official charges today against Harold Thomas Martin III, 52, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, for stealing over 50TB of documents from several US government agencies, including documents labeled as Top Secret.
The US is considering a measure that would ask visa applications to give up passwords for social media accounts if they want to receive passage to the United States, according to statements made by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly at a DHS committee meeting on Tuesday.
A ransomware infection that took root on late Tuesday night, January 31, affected several services provided by the local Licking County (Ohio) government infrastructure.