Thai telecommunication companies are bristling at a proposed law that would criminally punish ISPs for computer crimes perpetrated by their users, and place the burden of proof on these providers to defend themselves.
The security industry is watching the growth of smart cities with increasing suspicion. Their gripe? How to defend them.
U.S. federal prosecutors reportedly will charge former National Security Agency (NSA) staffer Harold Martin III not only removed 50 terabytes of data from NSA servers, but also removed "six full banker's boxes" of documents along with a host of computer hardware, according to published reports.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Three U.S. financial regulatory agencies on Wednesday submitted the first draft of a joint proposal to impose newly enhanced cybersecurity risk management standards on major banking institutions and their suppliers.
A research report examining the Sednit group found that the APT group surveilled more than 1,800 email addresses between March and September 2015.
Yahoo sent a letter to U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper with a request to clear up the matter of whether Yahoo cooperated in a government request to scan its users' emails.
The Russian man that Czech authorities arrested on Oct. 5 in collaboration with the FBI is allegedly connected to the 2012 breach of LinkedIn.
Slovakia is in the process of drafting its first cyber-security law which will address not only the security of finance and health but also critical utilities infrastructure.
Officials are confident that defensive measures have blocked the cyber paths that Russian hackers have been using to steal emails.
An independent researcher found gaping holes GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's own email servers.
The use of Stingray phone tracking technology is sweeping up a disproportionate number of low income and non-white citizens.
The Police of the Czech Republic on Tuesday announced the arrest of an unnamed Russian citizen suspected of hacking U.S.-based targets.
Unlike populating a fingerprint database, which is done with the full knowledge of an individual, capturing faces can be done without a subject's knowledge.
Keith Lowry took time on a trip to Australia to warn that background checks do not make the cut when trying to stop insider threats.
Building a culture of cybersecurity within enterprises is essential in today's fast-paced world of online transactions.
CE2016, the fourth in a semi-annual series of pan-European cyber-security exercises organised by ENISA, has concluded today, bringing to a close six months of activity.
Police monitoring activists profiled by color will no longer be able to mine data on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using a tool from Geofeedia.
Potter County officials in Texas are assuring users that their voter information website is safe after learning that hackers gained access to it.
New global research from Dell reveals the lack of awareness among SMBs and large enterprises of the requirements of the EU's GDPR, going into effect in under two years
As new laws limiting Russian officials from using non-approved software come into force next month, those contravening the regulations are warned they face being fired.
During Sunday's presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton doesn't know if Russia is behind hacks of the DNC and others.
An FOI disclosure from the NHS has shown nearly 30 NHS trusts to be the victims of ransomware attacks in the past 12 months.
Turkish anti-censorship group Turkey Blocks is reporting that various cloud services are blocked throughout Turkey as the Turkish government attempts to contain an email leak from its energy minister.
Ministers have been banned from wearing Apple watches - and presumably any other sort of 'smart' watch or device - during Cabinet meetings in an overabundance of caution over hacking attacks.
To comply with a directive from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to dig through all of its customers' email, Yahoo customized an already existing technology intended to search for child porn and spam.
A recently passed Russian law has given that country's security firms the green light to crack encrypted communications services.
Harold T. Martin III, 51, who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, was arrested after an FBI search of his home and car uncovered an abundance of highly classified documents, which Martin was not authorized to have
With the GDPR set to change cyber-security regulation in Europe and more than nine in 10 organisations reporting a data breach in the last five years, businesses need to quickly put measures in place to prevent the loss of Personal Identifiable Information (PII).
At the behest of a directive handed down by U.S. intelligence officials, Yahoo built a custom software program in secret to dig through the emails of all of its customers.
Al Jazeera has launched a new mobile game #Hacked - Syria's Electronic Armies, in which the player assumes the role of an investigative journalist tasked with discovering the identities of pro-Syrian government hackers.
North Korea is suspect number one in an attack against South Korea's cyber command last month, according to a member of the main opposition party, Minjoo.
At a rally in Virginia, Donald Trump pledged to make cybersecurity a top priority.
A coalition of privacy organizations are suing the United States and its allies for involvement in a bulk data collection program, which they say violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
Google and Dropbox are the latest U.S. tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.
A hacker who was associated with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) pleaded guilty to conspiring to receive extortion proceeds and conspiring to unlawfully access computers.
A Bay Dynamics report found that 30 percent of board members now give cyber high priority, compared to just seven percent in 2014.
FBI Director James Comey told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that his agency has spotted outside entities attempting to hack voter registration sites in several states.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation into hacked mobile phones of Democratic Party officials.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) quizzed newly appointed federal CIO Gen. Greg Touhill on why the General Accounting Office's cybersecurity recommendations have not implemented.
An association of state officials has published an open letter that seeks to strengthen public confidence in the electoral process, in light of research that has raised questions about the security of voting machines.
The campaign fulfills a CNAP mandate to promote internet safety and security.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
In a settlement, the hotel chain operated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will fork over $500K in fines and improve the security of its computer network.
Eleven cities are organizing local legislation intended to make the procurement and use of surveillance technologies by local police departments more transparent.
While it might not include the Death Star cyber warfare among the stars is almost inevitable.
The White House has announced a cyber-security breach, as a purported photocopy of Michelle Obama's passport appears online.
The Air Force is reporting progress in its mission to secure its weapons against cyberattacks.
A new bill before Congress would require that all voting machines leave a traceable paper trail and require a secure connection to the web for vote-tabulating machines to prevent electoral tampering.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said there have been previous instances of Russian attempts to influence U.S. elections going back to the 1960s.
Security engineer Matt Bryant posted details of North Korea's registered domains after a misconfigured nameserver revealed details.
The Association of State Democratic Chairs sent an email to its members advising them to avoid Wikileaks as a precaution against malware infection, especially after several state officials had their accounts hacked, Politico reported.
The U.S. House of Representatives plans a vote on legislation that would task the SBA with assisting small businesses in improving preparedness against cyber threats.
Cisco issued an advisory for a flaw that the company has linked to exploits released by the Shadow Brokers group.
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence urged President Obama not to issue a presidential pardon to Edward Snowden.
The film Snowden opens this week recounting recent events that have sent reverberations around the world.
The "high-profile incidents you've read about" in media reports were conducted using simple methods, including spear phishing schemes or USB drive delivery, an NSA official said.
British citizen Lauri Love faces extradition to the U.S. to face charges of computer hacking.
A Cambridge University researcher recently published a paper demonstrating how the FBI could have easily unlocked the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone.
As automakers race to develop automated vehicles, the challenge of securing these automotive systems has taken on an elevated role for automakers.
The U.S. Justice Department released a review of the FBI's impersonation of an Associated Press (AP) editor to infect a suspect with malware.
The attacks targeted major companies that provide internet infrastructure and appear to have probed the companies' defenses to determine capabilities.
Recent actions by FBI director James Comey suggest we should all be using tape over our webcams.
Data theft knows no boundaries. Personal information has been siphoned out from databases connected to both presidential campaigns.
To better protect consumer data, banks and insurance companies in New York will soon be required to adhere to new cybersecurity guidelines.
President Obama may be urged to split the joint leadership of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command in favor of two distinct forces for cyberespionage and cyberwarfare.
General Colin Powell offered up several rather negative, yet bipartisan, opinions of the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in a series of leaked emails that were just made public,
On the eve of the release of "Snowden," the ACLU's Ben Wizner said the civil rights organization had joined forces with Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to persuade President Obama to pardon the whistleblower.
Millions of Russians are still losing personal data online thanks to using vulnerable websites and being hacked.
The National Security Agency has handed over responsibility for operating and promoting its CIRA accreditation programme to CREST, best known in the UK for its accreditation schemes with GCHQ, CESG and the Bank of England.
A court in Texas handed down a ruling that is likely to set a precedent for government access to hard drives.
The dramatic exchange is the latest escalation after the committee requested last week that the FBI, Office of the DNI, Justice Department, and State Department hold a classified briefing to disclose details of the FBI report.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday issued a request for public comment on its rule regarding Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records.
The Justice Department is unable to determine the amount spent by federal agencies litigating FOIA lawsuits in which the complainant substantially prevailed, a GAO report determined.
The malicious actors behind the GovRAT malware have upgraded it to version 2.0 and using the new version to hit even more targets and increase the price of the software, now starting at $1,000.
U.S. legislators urged the Department of Justice and the Commerce Department to reconsider the transfer of internet governance.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr have reportedly been circulating proposed changes to Feinstein-Burr encryption bill.
CIA Director John Brennan warned against Russian hacking skills calling them "exceptionally capable and sophisticated."
A top EU lawyer has concluded that the EU-Canada PNR agreement which oversees the transfer of information on flight records between the two countries goes against the EU Charter Fundamental Human Rights.
France's former head of external intelligence service discussed a French cyber campaign that targeted Iran, Canada, Spain, Greece, Norway, and other nations.
The new rules are designed to enhance and clarify existing requirements relating to cybersecurity testing and system safeguards risk analysis.
The Department of Defense does not have the necessary visibility into the cyber capabilities of the National Guard, according to a report by the GAO.
The White House announced on Thursday the appointment of Brigadier General (retired) Gregory J. Touhill as the first federal chief information security officer (CISO).
An individual who self-identified as Guccifer 2.0 continues to deny reports by security firms that link the purported hacker or hacking group to Russian advanced persistent threat (APT) groups.
Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday for their alleged roles in hacking senior U.S. government officials and computer systems.
Republicans and Democrats on the House Oversight Committee swapped accusations over the on-going saga surrounding presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email server.
An extra €70 million is to be spent in the five years from 2017 on a major refresh of cyber-capabilities.
As the November election nears, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Monday accused the Kremlin of wanting to interfere with the U.S. election.
A recently declassified group of 45 messages from NSA Director Michael Hayden to his workers reveal the daily ins and outs of the agency while it supported the Iraq War.
Did the FBI infect users of a free email service with malware? That's the question the ACLU would like answered.
The massive breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) might have been prevented had the agency followed basic cybersecurity guidelines, a congressional investigation claimed.
China will experience a loss of GDP from between 1.77 - 3.44% as a result of the country's information communications technology policies.
ThreatConnect researchers have found an "infrastructure nexus" between recent attacks on election boards and a spearphishing campaign against three governments that "fits a known Russian targeting focus and modus operandi."
The FBI today released a 58-page document detailing the agency's interview with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and others concerning the use of her private email server.
Guccifer's two-year hacking spree, which exposed Hillary Clinton's controversial use of a private email server, has ended with a more than four-year prison sentence.
The leader of the Labour party has announced his intention to draw up a digital bill of rights, installing a constitutional settlement for online privacy for UK citizens
A bill is pending in California that would designate the use of ransomware as a form of extortion.
In a new survey, only 34 percent of privacy professionals whose companies transfer data from Europe to the U.S. said that they expected their businesses to adopt the newly approved EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
FBI Director James Comey reached out to businesses asking for his agency to be included in their cybersecurity plans and broached the lightning rod topic of encryption during a speech at the 2016 Symantec Government Symposium.
China has signaled an interest in a global approach to developing the country's cybersecurity standards for foreign technology companies.