A British computer hacker was arrested on charges stemming from launching thousands of cyber-attacks against firms including Pokemon, Google, and Skype.
A New Mexican city of roughly 45,000 people and an Indianan hospital operator have fallen victim to separate ransomware attacks this month. In other localized news, a data breach at a third-party educational testing service exposed information belonging to 52 students in New York State.
Kaspersky filed an injunction Wednesday challenging the U.S. government's ban of the software company's products.
The cyberespionage gang Pawn Storm had an extremely active second half of 2017 with targets ranging from the Olympic Wintersports Federations to various political targets.
Taiwanese police handed out malware-laden USB sticks as prizes for a security quiz given during an infosec conference in December 2017.
A newly proposed legislation introduced by two Democratic U.S. senators aims to impose stiff, mandatory penalties on credit reporting agencies (CRAs) like that fail to protect consumers' sensitive information from data breaches.
More than 5.3 million residents of North Carolina were victims of data breaches in 2017 - an escalating trend that has prompted state Attorney General Josh Stein (D) and state Rep. Jason Saine (R) to introduce newly proposed legislation to prevent further incidents and protect the public.
India's national ID database containing the information of nearly 1.2 billion people was breached with cybercriminals selling access to the information for $8.
Information obtained via right-to-know request revealed The New Jersey State Police spent at least $850,000 on stingray devices from Harris Corp.
Anderson Cooper said he woke Wednesday morning to find his Twitter account had been hacked.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed H.R. 3359, a legislation that would redesignate DHS' National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
A former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified national defense information that was later stolen by Russian spies.
U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle have sent letters to Uber demanding answers in the wake of the transportation company's disclosure that it had concealed an October 2016 hacking incident that compromised the information of 57 million customers and drivers.
The FCC chairman has announced a draft of his plan to dismantle net neutrality rules, prompting outcries from the digital rights community, as well as New York AG Eric Schneiderman, who claims the FCC is impeding a probe into fraudulent comments left on the agency's website.
Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud-based hosting service that can accommodate government intelligence, files and work product classified as Secret or below.
The Defending Digital Democracy Project on Monday released its first edition of "The Cybersecurity Campaign Playbook," a guide to help election campaign operatives, even those without technical backgrounds, protect their candidates from hacker interference.
Cy Vance spoke on the lack of federal legislation to force tech giants to make exceptions in smartphone encryption for when judicial warrants are issued.
Colorado is implementing a Risk-Limiting Audit Process to verify election results in hopes of building more confidence in the outcome of its elections.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have officially revealed the IP addresses that the agencies say are used by the North Korean government to administer the RAT FallChill.
The Maine Office of Information Technology is notifying approximately 2,100 foster parents that their personal data was briefly exposed on a third party site.
The correspondence was part of a series of communications between the President's son and Wikileaks that that Trump, Jr., handed over to congressional investigators.
A Michigan non-profit is working with federal, state, and local law enforcement to add services to the already established 211 system to serve victims of cybercrimes.
Estonia on Friday blocked the certificates of 760,000 national ID cards in response to a cryptographic vulnerability that researchers have discovered is even more dangerous than originally reported.
The Texas National Guard last year spent more than $373,000 to install two of its DRT 1301C "portable receiver systems" in two RC-26 secretive surveillance aircraft.
Hilton hotels has reached a $700,000 joint settlement with the New York Attorney General's office for a pair of data breaches that were discovered in 2015, including one that exposed more than 350,000 credit card numbers.
A forthcoming policy framework from the European Union will declare that cyberattacks from hostile actors can be considered an act of war that under the most serious of circumstances justifies a response with conventional weapons.
McAfee announced it will no longer permit foreign governments to scrutinize its product source code for hidden backdoors.
Hackers from the vigilante group Anonymous targeted websites run by Spain's Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Oct. 21 in support of the Catalan independence movement.