A lesser-known North Korean cyber-espionage outfit has become more active on the international scene in 2017, after spending the previous five years targeting only South Korean government agencies and North Korean defectors.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
Strava, a fitness tracking application that logs users' movements as they cycle, surf, or jog, has accidentally exposed or confirmed the location of various military bases and facilities all over the world.
Facebook has bought Confirm, a Boston-based government ID verification service, which Facebook will most likely use to confirm the identities of suspicious accounts in its fight against fake accounts used to spread political propaganda.
In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert has officially blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware incident that devasted hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May this year.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law on Tuesday that also includes a clause that officially bans the use of Kaspersky products on US federal government computers.
The Indian Defence Ministry has advised troops stationed on the Chinese border to uninstall Chinese-made apps from their smartphones.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Facebook announced yesterday they would let users see what Facebook pages and Instagram accounts they followed that are linked to supposed Russian propaganda efforts.
The Chinese vulnerability disclosure program is lagging behind when it comes to publishing details about critical flaws and vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese-linked cyber-espionage groups.
The Russian Defense Ministry made a fool of itself today when it posted on Twitter and Facebook "irrefutable evidence" that the US aided ISIS, which turned out to be screengrabs from a well-known video game and a video published online by the Iraqi military in 2016.
A rogue Twitter employee deleted President Trump's personal Twitter account on his last day as a customer support rep for the social network.
Both Office Depot and Best Buy have removed Kaspersky Lab products from shelves. The ban has been in effect since mid-September, and the two chains are offering existing Kaspersky customers replacement security software.
Officials reminded everyone this week that governments in the US and UK have not given up on their efforts to force tech companies to provide encryption backdoors, despite previous attempts being shut down following public outcry.
The US has won four legal battles with Russian authorities for the extradition of five highly valued suspects, all Russian nationals, for their involvement with various cyber-crime related activities.
In a Binding Operational Directive published today by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software on government computers.
The North Korean cyber-espionage group known as the Lazarus Group has been busy hacking US defense contractors, according to a report published on Monday by security research firm Palo Alto Networks.
The Daily Stormer, the most well known of all white supremacy online portals, was forced to move today to the Dark Web after various service providers dropped the site from their infrastructure.
DreamHost — a US-based web hosting provider — revealed today that the Department of Justice (DOJ) had issued a search warrant in an attempt to obtain details about one of its customers, and the people who visited its website.