A popular vendor of cell-site simulators (also known as IMSI catchers or stingray devices) has told a US Senator that its equipment may interfere with 911 emergency calls.
A recent hacking attempt against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) proved to be a false alarm, according to a clarifying statement released by the DNC chief security officer Bob Lord.
The Chinese government may use a collection of 300 so-called "national cybersecurity standards" to deter or sabotage the efforts of foreign tech firms trying to enter the Chinese market.
Microsoft has launched a pilot program aimed at providing cybersecurity protection for political campaigns and election authorities. The pilot program —named AccountGuard— was launched at the end of July, Bleeping Computer has learned, and was set in motion for the 2018 US midterm elections.
Facebook announced today that it removed 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts and pages for exhibiting behavior consistent a political influence campaign, which Facebook said it previously saw during the 2016 US Presidential Election.
Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) revealed today that a hacker had breached its IT systems and stolen personal and health-related data on roughly 1.5 million citizens.
In a report published earlier this week, the Israeli military has accused Hamas cyber-operatives of attempting to lure Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers into installing malware-infected apps on their phones.
Kaspersky Lab announced it was temporarily halting its cooperation with Europol following the voting of a controversial motion in the European Parliament today.
Team Kerala Cyber Warriors, a hacking group based out of India, have begun to install ransomware on web sites based out of Pakistan. This ransomware, called KCW Ransomware, encrypts the files on a web site and then demands a ransom payment in order to get the files back.
Following the publication of a report in July 2017, North Korea's elites, some of the country's few citizens allowed on the Internet, have greatly altered their online behavior, and are now obfuscating their browsing activity, and have ditched US websites like Facebook or Instagram for alternative Chinese social networks.
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.