The travel records for up to 30,000 U.S. military and civilian workers have reportedly been leaked through a commercial vendor used by the Pentagon.
More than three months after the European Union introduced the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), nearly 1,200 US-based news sites remain inaccessible to EU users.
Four US senators, members of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a letter on Wednesday to Election Systems and Software (ES&S), the largest voting machine vendor in the US, asking for clarifications on why the vendor is trying to discourage independent security reviews of its products.
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.
The US Department of Defense plans to implement HTTPS and HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) for all its public-facing websites by the end of the year.
In a letter sent today, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden asked officials from three government agencies to come up with solutions and procedures that mandate the removal of Adobe Flash content from all US government websites by August 1, 2019.
Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum today, Microsoft said it already blocked the first attempts of a Russian threat actor at hacking into the campaigns of three congressional candidates participating in the 2018 midterm elections.
Two US senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate smart TV makers amid fears and evidence that companies might be using devices to collect data and track users without their knowledge.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted today 12 Russian intelligence agents on hacking charges related to the 2016 US Presidential Election.
A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.
Two separate sources have confirmed that the USB-powered fans handed out at the North Korea-United States political summit that took place on June 12 were most likely clean and not infected with malware.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) announced last week it was mass-deleting hundreds of millions of records of phone calls and text messages dating back to 2015.
The number of satellites transmitting GPS locations, cellphone signals and other sensitive information has been rapidly increasing, which has resulted in the creation of favorable circumstances for hackers. Even with all the advances in satellite technology, much of the US military's satellite technology remains vulnerable.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted today to advance bill H.R. 3776, the Cyber Diplomacy Act. This bill outlines the restoration of the State Department's Cyber Office under the new name of Office of Cyberspace and the Digital Economy and the reinstatement of a head of cyber related activities for the Department of State.
On Saturday, US State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah announced that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS ) ruled today that law enforcement must obtain a search warrant before obtaining and accessing cell phone location information from mobile carriers and other entities.
Two US senators have proposed a bill this week that aims to address the issues with software and IT services provided to the US government and its agencies.