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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.