Opponents assailed the commission's current mission, saying that resources instead should be put where they are most needed - to safeguard against cyberattacks by nation-states and modernize voting technology.
The office's coordinator, who currently reports to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will move down the command chain, Bloomberg reported, citing two sources who wished to remain anonymous.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who attended the small-group, private meeting, said Trump pressed Putin on the allegations of Russian hacking during the election season.
The report pointed to an abundance of "attacks originating in Russia and China" but noted "other countries whose intelligence services have the necessary resources and capabilities to carry out cyberattacks" such as Iran.
The late Peter W. Smith, who put together an investigative team that included researchers, attorneys and investigators, claimed to have uncovered five hacking groups who allegedly had Clinton's emails.
In a rare speech, Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman says the security agency he leads regularly uses technology to prevent "lone wolf attacks".
Monetising a global ransomware attack on the scale of NotPetya is all but impossible without getting caught. So if not cold cash, what was the motivation behind it?
Despite a spate of major ransomware attacks on UK soil, the UK's defence secretary, Michael Fallon, gave a speech at Chatham House's Cyber 2017 conference seeking to highlight how "cyber" is now a big part of everything the Ministry of Defence does.
In a letter to the Justice Department and the FBI, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., said there was "reason to believe" that FISC rejected some FISA applications, which were then modified.
Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, repeatedly asked IC representatives to answer senators' questions regarding the number of Americans incidentally caught up in IC surveillance
The report, delivered to President Obama in August, revealed that Russian President Vladmir Putin ordered hackers to disrupt the presidential election and help Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported.
The trail of a spate of cyberespionage campaigns have lead Trend Micro researchers to believe to one group dubbed BlackTech.
The information modified in a county database was spotted and fixed.
New York's Cybersecurity Advisory Board, working in conjunction with the Office of Information Technology Services, will formulate recommendations for security measures the state should implement.
SC spoke to Adam Meyers, VP of intelligence at Crowdstrike at this year's InfoSec Europe 2017 about attribution and why it could be useful even for smaller businesses.
The intelligence included information that ISIS was making bombs that look like laptop batteries.
Comey was troubled by private meetings with Trump.
His first one-on-one meeting with Trump was disconcerting enough to compel Comey to write down notes from the meeting "on a laptop in an FBI vehicle outside Trump Tower the moment I walked out of the meeting."
"Patriotic hackers," akin to "artists," may have come to the defense of Russia, President Vladmir Putin said at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum.
The White House is mulling taking away diplomatic immunity if the properties are returned.
Those who pay in Zcash and provide "a 'delivery email address' in the 'encrypted memo field'" will receive a confirmation email and then a mass email between July 1-17 with a link and password for the June dump.
Aaron Nevins sent a message to the hacker, believed to be a front for the Russian APT groups that hacked Democratic interests, including the Democratic National Committee (DNC), asking for information of interest in Florida.
The Department of Justice is asking the US Congress to pass a law which would allow it to make reciprocal agreements with foreign governments to issue warrants to seize data in other countries.
The bill would give cyberattack victims the go-ahead to retaliate against their attackers within certain parameters.
Scrutiny of potential collusion between members of the Trump team and Russia intensified after the president dismissed Comey and has unleashed speculation that he did so to stop the FBI's investigation.
Swedish officials said the decision to ditch the investigation for the time being does not exonerate Assange, who also may eventually face charges by U.S. authorities over the release of classified information.
With the lethality of WannaCry being blamed on the NSA's EternalBlue exploit, we asked the cyber-security industry about the wisdom of allowing intelligence agencies to stockpile zero days.
Rosenstein made the appointment after a tumultuous week that was marked not only by the president dismissing Comey but also by reports that a detailed memo from Comey recounted Trump asking him to drop the Flynn probe.