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.
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.
Facebook has confirmed over the weekend reports that an app made by a team of academics had collected vasts amounts of user data, who then shared this information with Cambridge Analytica —a commercial data analytics firm that allegedly used this info to target US voters in the 2016 Presidential election.
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.
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.
Websites associated with the US National Rifle Association (NRA) have often been the targets of Memcached-based DDoS attacks, according to Qihoo 360's Network Security Research Laboratory (Netlab).
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.