The Justice Department's national security division is looking into a breach of the Clinton Campaign's computer network.
The FBI has posted a "Cyber's Most Wanted" list to appeal to the public for help in nabbing a number of criminals wanted for crimes involving computers, bank fraud and other nefarious online schemes.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the ACLU have taken to the courts to challenge the DEA's warrantless access of private prescription records from the Utah Controlled Substance Database.
Eighty-three percent of fraudulent money transfers reported to the FBI as the result of business email compromise scams are wired to banks in China and Hong Kong, CNN reported, following an FBI presentation at the International Conference on Cyber Security.
The FBI is looking for candidates to fill its brand-new position of senior-level data scientist, a role requires specialization in big-data analytics and whose responsibilities include serving as a top advisor and consultant to Cyber Division executives.
An Arab-American policy organization has joined with civil liberties and privacy groups to address domestic surveillance policies that target Arab American and American Muslim communities.
To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the U.K. government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.
Government service providers will be required to phase out the use of SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) as the result of new guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
A new Facebook app from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign which invites users to "Trump Yourself" could contain privacy implications.
Counsel for Lauri Love and the US government rehearsed their final arguments as Tom Reeve reports from Westminster Magistrates' Court yesterday.
Members will discuss and examine the challenges of balancing privacy and fighting cybercrime.
The federal government would greatly benefit from implementation of Internet of Things technology, but few agencies are taking advantage, says the Center for Data Innovation.
A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Russian interests.
The email dump underscored the holes in security and privacy yawning at many organizations and the very real possibility that nation-states like Russia have upped their game to manipulate the democratic process.
The hackers responsible for reproducing seven master keys used by the TSA to open locks commonly placed on luggage have now duplicated an eighth key in an effort to demonstrate the dangers of digital key escrow policies.
Fearing a Russian cyberattack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the U.K and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the U.K.
The ACLU of Illinois applauded Governor Bruce Rauner's Friday signing of legislation regulating stingray use as a "measure that increases transparency."
How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.
Three defendants were charged in federal court on Friday for their role in a global telecommunications fraud conspiracy that compromised mobile phone users' accounts and cloned their cell phones to make unauthorized illegal international calls.
A man sitting in jail on charges of sex trafficking was ordered by a federal judge to unlock his iPhone, but so far his attorney has succeeded in blocking the order on constitutional grounds.
WhatsApp messages of military officers involved in Turkey's attempted coup were published by the country's state-run media outlets.
The FBI's process for prioritizing cyberthreats is too slow and subjective, hindering its ability to optimize allocation of resources to address these dangers, according to a new report from the DoJ's Office of the Inspector General.
Ransomware threats targeting government IT systems nationwide at the state and local level are steadily increasing.
Cooperating with law enforcement is "our basic civic responsibility," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told reporters at a media Q&A at the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.
A Ukrainian man was arrested Wednesday in Poland for allegedly owning and operating one of the world's largest BitTorrent distribution sites.
A group claiming to be a far-right Ukrainian nationalist group has attempted to blackmail the Polish ministry of defence.
After a four-day long DDoS assault, the Library of Congress announced its computer systems have returned to normal.
The Wassenaar Arrangement for regulating the international arms trade is threatening to choke the international cyber-security community and ultimately make us less secure, an audience at RSA Singapore heard.
Google's latest transparency report displays a continued increase in data requests the company received from government authorities.
Turkey blocked access to WikiLeaks after almost 300,000 emails from the Justice and Development Party (AKP Party) were released Tuesday.
Guccifer 2.0 documents reveal information about prominent donors to the Democratic party, including Hollywood celebrities Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and David Geffen.
ISA President Larry Clinton urged lawmakers to treat cybersecurity "with a greater sense of urgency," saying in a release that the economics of cybersecurity need to be better integrated into policies.
The White House is discussing proposals with U.S. allies that could allow foreign governments to serve search warrants requesting email and wiretap information to US companies.
The Carbanak cybergang which facilitated the heist of $1 billion from banks around the world last year, was linked to the Russian security firm Infocube.
The former St. Louis Cardinals baseball executive who illegally hacked into the Houston Astros' computer systems in order to gather intelligence and obtain an unfair advantage was sentenced in Houston yesterday to 46 months in federal prison.
Three suspects were arrested after a network of Eastern European and Russian cybercriminals used malware to steal $2.5 million in cash from dozens of machines around the country.
NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war.
The UK rail network has been hit by cyber-attacks at least four times in the past 12 months.
DARPA are starting a competition to help automate defence and see how artificial intelligence can combat cyber-threats.
As the Turkish government allegedly blocked access to social media during what was reported as a military coup, The Tor Project said Friday that people can use the Tor browser to reach Facebook, Twitter and the free Internet.
A debate in the House of Lords has unearthed some previously unnoticed powers included in the much maligned investigatory powers bill including the desire to break end-to-end encryption.
The demand for a cybersecurity component that can be deployed to protect U.S. military infrastructure and combat forces is so strong that Cyber Command will begin deploying its cyber troops even before the complete force is trained and staffed.
Silicon Valley tech sector leaders released a statement expressing dismay at the possibility of Donald Trump becoming president.
Guccifer 2.0 leaked additional documents purportedly pilfered from the Democratic National Committee and which included donor information and a file on former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, according to The Hill.
Privacy advocates hailed the Second Circuit's ruling as a victory for Microsoft and, if it holds, will likely inspire confidence among privacy advocates and European privacy regulators about the fortitude of the U.S.'s privacy posture.
An interim report filed yesterday by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology revealed gaping holes in the FDIC's cybersecurity posture and accused the financial institution of withholding documents pertaining to data breaches.
Researchers have found that the Maxthon browser sends sensitive data to a browser in Beijing and is prone to man-in-the-middle attacks.
A cryptography Ph.D. student has accused WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi Arabia phone numbers and deceiving users
Acknowledging a shortfall in the pool of cybersecurity talent needed to combat today's increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the federal government announced it is actively expanding recruitment.
Russia's defence sector is taking steps to reduce NetTraveler Trojan attacks and some defence manufacturers are postponing computerisation using western technology due to fears of cyber-espionage.
A federal judge in New York ruled that the use of a StingRay device without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.
SentinelOne researchers discovered spotted a sophisticated nation-state sponsored malware campaign with potential to knock out an electric grid.
The United Nations has passed a resolution calling for human rights to be counted online as well as off, citing the internet as an important medium for free speech and free assembly. The resolution was not without its opponents, though.
A high-ranking Google exec revealed that that the company sends 4,000 warnings monthly about state-sponsored cyberattacks.
The U.S. Air Force is learning a tough lesson when it comes to hardening its systems against cyberintrusions, primarily that the cybersecurity threat landscape changes faster than the military's budgeting process.
The European Commission approved the EU-US Privacy Shield pact that will provide the framework for the protection of data as it flows across the Atlantic from Europe to the U.S.
In a letter sent yesterday to the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) requested that the agency turn its attention to digital ad fraud and its detrimental economic impact.
Computer users sharing their password could suddenly find themselves at risk for arrest.
Clapper won't deny Clinton intel briefings, GOP lawmakers ask U.S. attorney to investigate perjury charges
DNI James Clapper said in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that he won't keep any "eligible" presidential candidate "officially nominated," from receiving intelligence briefings.
Following Comey's recommendation last week that the DoJ not bring criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, cybersecurity practices within federal agencies have received greater scrutiny.
A report released today by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology warns that China's latest five-year plan is reliant upon the digital theft of Western nations' intellectual property, despite a 2015 Sino-U.S. pact to eliminate cyberattacks against corporate assets.
After NATO's Allied Transformation Command websites were knocked offline, the alliance has not released official comments on the cause of the outage that felled two military command websites.
With the approval of the 28 members of the EU, the EU-US Privacy Shield is closer to implementation but also to adjudication going forward.
The 12-year-old Trojan NetTraveler has resurfaced in an APT group's spear-phishing campaign against Russian and Eastern European targets.
While 97 percent of companies in a recent report have been the victim of a digital attack, only 22 percent said they were fully prepared to combat security breaches perpetrated by organized crime.
Expect further disruptions online from nation-state actors, says a NATO analyst who has been studying spikes in malware traffic in regions of conflict.
In the documentary-thriller Zero Days, an anonymous source not only acknowledges that the U.S. and Israel were behind the Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility, but also blames Israel for the worm's eventual discovery.
Russia has flatly denied any hand in the 2015 cyber-attacks on the German parliament, adding that such charges are strange when western governments are so often carrying out cyber-attacks on Russian state institutions.
A report from the U.K.'s National Crime Agency found that cybercrime has passed traditional crime in terms of impact.
Public files are not exempt from Freedom of Information Act disclosures simply because they are stored on a government official's private email account, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled.
FBI Director James Comey told House committee that he didn't recommend bringing criminal charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton because she didn't knowingly send and receive classified information via email.
After FBI Director James Comey rebuked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for being "extremely careless," House Speaker Paul Ryan asked James Clapper to deny her access to confidential information.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the Justice Department would not bring criminal charges against former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting additional information on the Clinton email investigation.
NASA Kepler's Twitter account was compromised Wednesday and an image of a woman's scantily clad backside as well as a link to a porn site were tweeted out.
Disconnecting computers used in power plants and electrical grids from the internet is being proposed in a bill before the Senate.
Ireland may soon be getting something very similar to the UK's Investigatory Powers bill if deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald's expected recommendations are made.
Silent Circle, the privacy-focused manufacturer of the BlackPhone and security apps has discontinued its warrant canary.
A former Special Agent involved in the Silk Road investigation is suspected of pilfering $700K in bitcoin - after he pled guilty to the theft of $820K in bitcoin and received a five-year prison sentence.
Apple has obtained a patent for technology to remotely disable iPhone cameras using infrared sensors.
Chelsea Manning, who as an Army intelligence officer transmitted more than 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, was briefly hospitalized Tuesday for an apparent suicide attempt.
The European Parliament has passed this morning the new network and information security (NIS) directive, placing minimum standards for cyber-security on critical infrastructure operators.
Amid all the hoopla of Hillary Clinton making history by snagging the Democratic nomination for president, it's important to remember it only took 44 years from the time that Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress, made her unsuccessful but groundbreaking run at the presidency for a woman to ascend to the top of a major party's ticket.
The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email to conduct State Department business.
The FTC is probing Avid, which faces a number of class action lawsuits on behalf of customers, for manipulating the Ashley Madison site by posting phony female profiles, or fembots, capable of conversing with male customers.
Not a place you want to go shopping, the 'anonymous online marketplace' was meant to protect civil liberties but is now better known as a nefarious network for the illicit drugs trade.
IRM CEO Charles White says the reason there is a cyber-skills gap in the UK is due to the onerous security checks imposed by government and its inability to introduce more appropriate procedures.
A white hat researcher discovered a pair of data breaches in which email and password credentials of government employees was dumped on Pastebin.
Guccifer 2.0, a purported hacker claiming responsibility for breaching the DNC's networks and leaking their election strategies, published a blog post yesterday to further refute claims that the true culprits are Russian cyberespionage agents.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) advanced research funding unit is developing a project to assist U.S. intelligence firms in monitoring its spies through wearable devices.
The bipartisan bill, which got the nod from the House in mid-June, "codifies a statutory presumption of openness," according to a June 13 release from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The U.S. State Department cited insufficient staffing as the primary reason behind its request for a 27-month extension to review and release emails related to Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of state that were requested by Citizens United under the FOIA.
The House Homeland Security committee issued an encryption report that supported establishing a commission to study implications of encryption and its effects on law enforcement and economic development.
Lauri Love is hiding behind his mental illness to avoid being sent to the US for trial, according to arguments heard in his extradition hearing yesterday. Tom Reeve reports from Westminster Magistrates' court.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton called for administrative reform to help bring the U.S. copyright system into the digital age.
Congressional websites of 19 House Democrats were knocked offline in an incident that the technology firm managing the sites believes is linked to last week's sit-in calling for a vote on gun control legislation.
During a Senate subcommittee hearing, a legislator pushed for security protections on internet-connected vehicles. "The Internet of Things leads also to the Internet of Threats," said Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.).
In a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) encouraged the agency to develop guidance for healthcare providers to use when responding to ransomware attacks.
DHS and U.S. Customs propose screening of social media accounts for foreign travelers.
Russia's lower house of parliament approved sweeping anti-terrorism legislation that requires companies to decrypt any message sent by users.
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