The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned a judge's ruling on Friday, ultimately siding with the NSA's of phone metadata collection program.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner called a recent breach notification amendment a "significant departure from the data protection laws of other states."
The alleged leader of ISIS' CyberCaliphate hacking group, Junaid Hussain, is believed to have been killed in a recent drone air strike.
In exchange for the use of the NSA's XKeyscore software, Germany's intelligence agency gives information on its targets to the U.S. agency.
Sensitive data of California residents including, social security numbers, health records, and income tax information vulnerable
Jing Zeng, a former Machine Zone exec was arrested on charges of stealing trade secrets while boarding a plane to China.
A pastor and former Morgan Stanley VP charged by federal prosecutors as "the linchpin of a sprawling financial and hacking conspiracy" is free on $2 million bail.
The Office of the Inspector General investigated and found that staffers at the U.S. embassy in Tokyo used their personal emails for professional matters.
The Oakland Police Department said it will now only hold data gathered with its automatic license plate reader (ALPR) devices for six months, which could prove beneficial to the privacy of the vehicle owners who came across the device's path.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will not penalize Target Corp. for a cyberattack two years ago in which credit card and other personal information of millions of customers was exposed.
Malware author Morgan Culbertson pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a Pittsburgh federal court.
The Diplomatic Council is calling for more transparency regarding government surveillance across the world.
The Office of Inspector General investigated the Department of Veteran Affairs' use of Yammer, a supposedly private and closed social network. Their findings indicate serious security lapses and lack of judgment on users' parts.
A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million Facebook messages in a massive spam campaign.
An Alabama man, along with several partners, have been indicted on ID theft and other tax-related charges for filing false income tax returns.
British teen Charlton Floate faces jail time after boasting about his role in taking down U.S. and U.K. government websites.
Following a number of recent headline-grabbing breaches, a panel of foreign relations experts convened at the Atlantic Council to discuss retaliation against hackers.
Pace University's Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems received a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Phillip Fleitz of Indianapolis is the third person in the U.S. to plead guilty in the Darkode cybercrime case.
Sensitive government data may be at risk due to agencies failing to implement bring your own device policies.
Lee Gray, aka Supremesmoke, was indicted in Indiana earlier this week on federal charges of drug trafficking and money laundering on the Deep Web.
An investigations firm that vetted Edward Snowden agreed to a $30 million settlement with the U.S. government on Wednesday.
Europol's European Cybercrime Center and FireEye will be sharing knowledge and expertise to fight cybercrime.
DARPA has started accepting applications to develop a stronger defense against DDoS attacks.
The FBI announced that Darkode hacker Eric Crocker, known as "Phastman," pleaded guilty on Monday for sending spam.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) settled with Smart City Holdings, an internet and telecommunications provider, for its blocking of personal mobile hotspots.
Trend Micro's second quarter threat report hit on several security issues, including threats that pose an actual physical threat to the public.
While the IRS continues investigating its May data breach, the accessing of sensitive information brings up the idea of two-factor authentication and passwords.
The Chinese Ministry of Public Security arrested 15,000 people for cybercrimes as part of a long-term operation dubbed "Cleaning the Internet."
Leaked Edward Snowden documents reveal that up until at least 2013, the U.S. government held intimate ties with AT&T and to a lesser extent Verizon.
The Associated Press is reporting today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) breach that took place in May could now affect more than 300,000 taxpayer accounts.
After the FAA issued a five-hour flight restriction Saturday, airlines canceled flights served by a busy Virginia air traffic control center.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server was handed to the FBI after investigators found it contained messages that were later classified top secret.
The Pentagon said the names,emails and passwords uploaded to Twitter by a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division appear to be not only out of date and incorrectly formatted.
Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS that "it's very likely" that Chinese and Russian governments are reading his emails.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) proposed new cybersecurity guidelines earlier this week to help government agencies draft contracts with third-party groups.
The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff's unclassified email system was brought back online yesterday after being shut down for two weeks when a phishing scam, possibly by the Russian group Apt 29, was discovered.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, renewed his call that the Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) chief information officer should be removed in light of a report made by the OPM Inspector General (IG).
To improve security, the DHS deputy secretary offered suggestions for building trust between the hacker community and the government.
Security Researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire revealed that RAT AlienSpy was used to spy on the phone of Alberto Nisman.
The USA Freedom Act inspired a spirited debate on government surveillance at Black Hat USA 2015.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission just reported that last month it was the victim of a ransomware attack and was asked to pay 500 Bitcoins to release 15,000 impacted files.
Russian hackers allegedly accessed the Pentagon's Joint Staff unclassified email system.
Law enforcement must now obtain a search warrant before seeking people's historical cell phone location information from their provider.
The Justice Department's Leonard Bailey discussed prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, assuring and cautioning researchers at Black Hat USA 2015 in Las Vegas.
The Chinese government plans to embed cybersecurity police units into major Chinese internet companies.
A Russian hacker illegally manipulated over a dozen penny stocks generating more than $77,000 AUD in false profits, according to the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC).
Following its "Cybersecurity Sprint" launch, the government has increased authentication measures and reviewed its systems for vulnerabilities.
A secret NSA map was obtained by a news outlet shows the locations of "Victims of Chinese Cyber Espionage" targets based in the U.S.
Privacy advocacy group, Fight For the Future announced their campaign generated 6.1 million faxes to Senators in protest of CISA
Congress is entertaining a pair of bills aimed at improving cybersecurity at government agencies.
AT&T asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to limit its fine to no more than $16,000 and to delay non-monetary sanctions until they could undergo judicial review.
A new poll indicates that Americans want the government to retaliate for cyberattacks that compromise sensitive data.
The White House detailed its plans for after the 180-day transition period covered under the USA Freedom Act.
After data on 21.5 million former and current OPM workers was exposed, U.S. officials are concerned that hackers can use the information to determine the identity of spies operating in China.
A federal appeals court ruled there is no expectation of privacy for "butt dials" that a caller doesn't' take reasonable steps to prevent.
After a pair of breaches rocked OPM and a vulnerability was discovered in the agency's e-QIP system; now user access is slowly being re-enabled.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation, that would increase the Department of Homeland Security's role in protecting federal the .gov domain.
LifeLock is being investigated by the FTC for the second time after allegedly making false claims about security measures.
The call for comments on the Wassenaar Arrangement closed on Monday after multiple heavy hitting tech experts and companies filed their thoughts.
VFS Global closes visa application portal following SC Magazine investigation. Editable Schengen visa application forms accessed FOUR DAYS after operating company VFS Global said a vulnerability had been fixed.
During a speech earlier in July, retired Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), drew parallels between breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Edward Snowden's actions.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) rewrote its privacy regulations to allow legislators and outside entities to look through its databases for signs of data breaches.
Certain employees at the Department of Homeland Security were exempted from the ban on private web-based email use on work computers.
The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security traveled to Israel to discuss the two countries' coordination on cybersecurity.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) said the U.S. should target the social media influence that the Islamic State uses to inspire domestic attacks.
An amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act takes on cybersecurity education in an effort to address worker shortage.
Lauri Love, an Englishman accused of hacking into the U.S. Army, NASA and the Federal Reserve, was rearrested on Wednesday on an extradition warrant.
The U.S. Department of the Interior received an Inspector General report that pointed out nearly 3,000 vulnerabilities in its system.
The Army National Guard said a data breach that may have impacted more than 850,000 current and former members.
The government has argued that it can continue to collect data during the 180-day transition period to the USA Freedom Act.
According to the FBI, the crackdown led to U.S. indictments against 12 individuals, including Darkode's alleged administrator.
Nearly seven percent of the U.S. population was impacted in the OPM data breaches, and nine legislators are now calling for lifetime identity theft protection for them.
A diplomatic agreement that restricts Iran's nuclear program, may indirectly shift its focus towards cyber warfare efforts.
Cyber-espionage group 'Pawn Storm' has been exploiting an unusual Java zero-day vulnerability to carry out drive-by-download attacks on a NATO country and US defence company, according to Trend Micro.
A Canadian federal court will allow students more options to pursue damages in a class action lawsuit against the government.
Although the number of data breach victims is now qualified, the true effects of the breaches might continue for years to come.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced on Thursday plans to launch its first cybersecurity "multistakeholder process" with a focus on vulnerability disclosure.
OPM Director Katherine Archuleta resigned from her post following the release of details about the agency's second data breach.
OPM released the details of its second data breach on Thursday and said personal information, SSNs and fingerprints were all stolen.
Many information security pros said threats discovered were shared strictly within the organization, but 81 percent wanted more public-to-private sector sharing.
Although a report indicated that a German missile system was taken over by hackers, a military spokesperson denied the claims.
FBI Director James Comey brought his case against encryption to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday and said it hampers terrorism investigations.
While James Comey continues to argue that encryption will harm Americans, a group of security experts, including Susan Landau and Bruce Schneier, released a paper on Tuesday saying otherwise.
An investigation into the compromising of Japan's national pension system found that 99 percent of the accessed files were without any sort of password protection.
An unknown number of hackers accessed, downloaded and posted at least 400 GB-worth of documents from Hacking Team, a company often seen as aiding in human rights violations.
From June 8 through June 26 more than 100 organizations participated in the fourth annual Cyber Guard exercise.
The Federal Trade Commission will share lessons learned from the 54 data security cases it has brought as part of its "Start With Security" program.
Vague language in a new Chinese security law has multinational tech firms concerned that China may use it to force them to build backdoors or provide encryption keys and source code.
A surveillance court judge ruled Monday that the NSA could temporarily resume its bulk data collection program during the transition period to the reforms of the USA Freedom Act signed into law June 2.
The attacks reportedly date back a year, and happened as recently as Tuesday morning.
OPM shut down one of its background investigation systems after it discovered a vulnerability, on that same day, the country's largest federal employees union filed a lawsuit against the agency.
A vulnerability found in OPM's e-QIP background check system has prompted the agency to shut it down until enhanced security measures are in place.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office identified nine new deficiencies in the Department of Treasury's Bureau of Fiscal Service's information systems.
The twins, Muneeb and Sohaib Akhter, face a maximum 50- and 30-year prison sentence, respectively.
An ATF official is under investigation by the DOJ for allegedly improperly accessing and downloading ATF employee data.
Europol, Ameripol and Interpol collaborated to arrest 130 individuals across 49 countries between June 16 and 17 as part of a global initiative targeting criminals using stolen credit card information to purchase airline tickets,
An FAA advisory committee aims to develop international design and testing standards that will thwart cyberattacks, a Wall Street Journal report reveals.
Even as U.S. and China pledge cooperation in cybersecurity matters, U.S. DNI John Clapper says China is the lead suspect in the OPM breach.
At a SINET Innovation Summit in New York, SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar said the agency needs to do more and called for more formalized information sharing.
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