Citing a report from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the White House said on Friday that cyberattacks cost the US economy somewhere between $57 billion to $109 billion in 2016.
All the countries part of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand— have made formal statements accusing the Russian Federation of orchestrating the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
In the span of a month, US legislators have introduced two separate bills that aim to ban US government agencies from buying, using, or contracting Chinese-made telecommunications equipment or services.
US authorities have made arrests of several suspects they believe are behind the first ATM jackpotting incidents in the US.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
Two of the world's largest ATM manufacturers have issued security alerts regarding ATM jackpotting attacks being detected in the US for the first time.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it suffered a data breach last year, during which data for over 247,000 DHS employees and individuals under DHS investigations was taken from a secure DHS database.
Towards the end of 2017, Chinese cyber-spies have engaged in a hacking spree that targeted at least four US think tanks and an additional two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers from US firm Crowdstrike revealed in a report published last week.
Tenafly High School has informed parents earlier this month that a student has gained access to its internal IT systems, changed grades to improve his GPA, and sent out college applications immediately after.
Three US senators have introduced a bill on Thursday that will make it mandatory for companies to report breaches to customers within 30 days, but also carries fines and possible prison time for execs who conceal breaches from users and authorities.
US authorities have acted on one of the worst-kept secrets in cyber-security and have filed official charges against three Chinese hackers part of one of China's elite cyber-espionage unit.
Facebook announced yesterday they would let users see what Facebook pages and Instagram accounts they followed that are linked to supposed Russian propaganda efforts.
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.