Access to the internet within North Korea has been undependable in the past 24 hours.
Federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, which conducts background checks on federal employees, has been impacted by a data breach.
Following an investigation which involved other U.S. government departments and agencies, the agency concluded that the North Korean government conducted the Sony Pictures Entertainment cyber attack.
Sony Pictures recently canceled the "The Interview" movie release, following hacker threats.
Several were arrested in Operation Torpedo, including former acting HHS cyber director DeFoggi.
The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed to the CyberSecurity Enhancement Act of 2014, giving NIST the go-ahead to develop voluntary cyber standards for critical infrastructure.
The Senate passed the Act on Wednesday after adding a controversial amendment and the House rushed to pass it with little room for debate.
Eric Omuro, who also goes by "Red," ran the site myRedBook.com.
Peter Smith, the husband and lawyer of plaintiff Anna Smith, argued that her Fourth Amendment rights were violated in dragnet surveillance by the NSA.
Meanwhile, an internal email between execs at Sony Pictures and Mandiant, the forensics unit tapped to investigate the breach, leaked to the press.
The reality of ubiquitous reliance on ICT has given rise to the criticality of cyber security, says Cisco CSO Edna Conway.
The NSA intercepted communications from hundreds of email accounts from major cell phone network operators to exploit network weaknesses for surveillance purposes.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden introduced the Secure Data Act on Thursday to prohibit federal agencies from mandating that backdoors and other security vulnerabilities be built into U.S. software and electronics.
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved three bills, including the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act.
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is asking Congress to establish national data breach and notification standards for retailers.
Symantec is referring to the malware as 'groundbreaking,' particularly due to the advanced techniques it uses to conceal itself.
The FBI and Homeland Security's US-CERT team have both warned that online scams, taking advantage of the holiday shopping frenzy, will be plentiful this season.
The 29-member Global Commission of Internet Governance Innovation features political leaders, global academics and business leaders that will explore pressing topics in the digital world.
The director of the NSA stated that China, as well as "one or two" other countries, is capable of launching cyberattacks to shut down electric grids and other critical infrastructure in parts of the U.S.
Earlier this month, it was revealed that DOJ uses "dirtboxes" attached to aircrafts to spy on Americans' mobile devices.
Members of the USPS testified before a House subcommittee Wednesday, drawing criticism over the delay in its breach notification to impacted employees.
With more than 400 technical, government and cyber experts involved, Cyber Coalition 2014 tested the speed of sharing threat intelligence.
The USA Freedom Act, aimed at NSA surveillance reform, failed to pick up enough votes to avoid a Republican filibuster.
Veterans Affairs has failed an annual cybersecuirty audit for the 16th year in a row, a new report reveals.
The AP reported on Sunday that the State Department had its unclassified system compromised. The news follows the breach of three other government entities' systems.
Judges in Pierce County, Wash. approved a new requirement that would make law enforcement officials explicitly cite when they plan to use 'stingray' technology during an investigation.
The U.S. Department of Justice is attaching small devices to airplanes that gather massive amounts of mobile phone data, including the data of innocent Americans, a Wall Street Journal report indicates.
The funding will support the development of two new supercomputers.
A Canadian federal bill that would force companies to notify individuals of breaches moved a step closer to being law in October.
British Columbia's provincial government is notifying 15,000 individuals after a privacy breach in its Wildfire Management Branch.
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