A 77-page report released today by cyber-security firm Trend Micro explores the underground landscape of fake news, where anyone can buy influence and create artificial trends to serve personal interests.
In an article published yesterday, ABC News cited congressional sources who claimed the Senate Intelligence Committee had started an investigation into Kaspersky Lab's relationship with the Russian government.
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.
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.
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.