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.
The US Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) yesterday that includes a clause to reinstate a ban on Chinese hardware vendor ZTE.
US law enforcement announced today the arrests of 74 individuals accused of orchestrating BEC (business email compromise) scams through which they stole millions from users across the world.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that they have imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and 3 Russian individuals for allegedly being controlled by or aiding Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the operation of cyber attacks.
The Atlanta Police Department has lost years worth of police car dashcam videos following the March ransomware attack that affected most of the city's IT infrastructure.
As if Ben and Jerry's, beautiful landscape, and legalized marijuana wasn't enough of an incentive, Vermont has passed legislation called the "New Remote Worker Grant Program" that will pay a remote worker's expenses if they move to Vermont.
US lawmakers have proposed a bill that would create specialized units in the National Guard for defending and responding to cyber-attacks.
Ransomware has infected the servers of the Riverside Fire and Police department for the second time in a month.
A US senator has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and US telcos to investigate who and how many third-party companies have access to the geo-location data of US phone owners.
The number of people who reported ransomware infections to US authorities has gone down last year, according to a yearly FBI Internet crime report.
The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front.
According to Thales e-Security's 2018 Data Threat Report—Federal Government Edition, US federal agencies are experiencing more data breaches than other sectors.
A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors are actively targeting home and enterprise routers.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced yesterday that Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE, has been banned from purchasing goods from U.S. companies. This order was issued due to a breach of a settlement between ZTE and the US government after ZTE was found violating Iran and North Korea
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters this week to six major companies containing warnings that using "warranty void if removed" or similarly worded stickers on their products is illegal.
On Monday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed two bills into law that criminalize the possession of ransomware "with the intent to introduce it into a computer or computer network without authorization" and punish offenders with a three-year prison sentence, respectively.
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.
US authorities have charged nine Iranian hackers with cyber-attacks against 144 US universities, 176 universities in 21 foreign countries, and 47 US and foreign companies active in various private sectors.