Today, Amazon announced a new offering named "AWS Secret Region," which is a cloud server region for use only by US intelligence agencies and their third-party contractors.
A security researcher revealed today he found three misconfigured Amazon S3 servers belonging to the US Department of Defense (DOD) containing 1.8 billion social media and forum posts made by users from all over the world, including many by Americans.
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.
A US senator has asked the White House to look into the threat that malicious ads —also known as malvertising— pose to US government networks and computers.
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.
Russian cyber-security vendor Kaspersky Lab published today a report detailing its side of events on the whole Kaspersky-stole-US-government-files-for-Russia saga.
In an attempt to dispell rumors that its software is being used as a backdoor into users' computers, Kaspersky Labs said today it would subject its security products to an independent third-party source code review.
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 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published documents on Monday that detail a plan for collecting extra information on all US immigrants, including not only permanent residents but also previously naturalized citizens.
Yesterday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — the US government agency that regulates the financial sector — admitted in a statement that hackers breached one of its systems.
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 FBI has arrested a Chinese national on accusations of distributing and infecting US companies with the Sakula malware, the same malware used in the OPM and Anthem hacks.
The US Department of Defense (DOD) is slowly adopting a biometrics-based system as a possible replacement for its classic card-based access and authentication solution.
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 US Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed an indictment on Monday against two Iranian nationals accused of hacking a US company and stealing software used in ammunition design.
Air travelers taking international flights from US airports will soon have to submit to a face scan before boarding their plane.
Last week, the media was abuzz with apocalyptic headlines about how Russian hackers were launching cyber-attacks on the US energy and nuclear sector.
Russian lawmakers are drafting a bill that would prohibit the use of Western antivirus products inside the country. If approved, the law will come into effect by mid-2019.
A draft of the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018" — which approves the budget and policies for US defensive projects — outlines a ban on the usage of Kaspersky Lab software products at DOD facilities under the explanation that the Russian antivirus vendor "might be vulnerable to Russian government influence."
A former CIA agent was arrested and arraigned in court yesterday on accusations of selling top secret documents to Chinese intelligence officers disguised as members of a Chinese think tank.