Reps. Tom Graves, R-Ga., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., today introduced the Active Cyber Defense Bill which if passed would give individuals and companies hit with a cyberattack the legal authority to hack back against their assailant.
Imran Awan wiped his iPhone just hours before the FBI arrested him at Dulles Airport as he waited to board a flight to Pakistan.
Hackers likely made their way into the personal mobile phone belonging to Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly last December.
A federal judge has ruled that the Federal Bureau of Investigation does not have to reveal the vendor it hired nor the price paid to access to the iPhone 5C used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Malik and his wife Tashfeen.
Avast continued to reveal further details surrounding the cyberattack that placed a backdoor in its free computer maintenance app, CCleaner. The company now believes the attack originated from a country located in the UTC + 4 or UTC + 5 time zones.
FireEye has tied the hacking of several U.S., Saudi Arabian and South Korean aerospace and petrochemical to an Iranian cyber group it has labeled APT33.
The hackers, who exploited a vulnerability in Apache Struts, reportedly accessed the Equifax network by obtaining a user name after typing the "Whoami" command on one of the company's servers.
Avast executives today attempted clarify and mitigate the public relations damage done when its CCleaner computer maintenance app was discovered to have exposed 2 million users by saying the malware was likely injected prior to Avast's purchase of CCleaner and that to their knowledge no harm came to anyone.
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and Lindsay Graham, R-SC, introduced legislation that would create a 9/11-style commission that would investigate the cyberattack that took place during the 2016 election.
A Houston man was sentenced to 27 months in prison for hacking into the Centerville Clinic computer system, disabling all administrative controls and using the health care facilities credit card to make purchases at Staples.
The online poker site America's Cardroom was hit earlier this week with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack timed to disrupt a major tournament prompting the company CEO to consider putting a 10-bitcoin bounty out to discover if the attack was launched by a competitor.
Hackers, who exposed photos of Selena Gomez and other celebrities after exploiting a bug that Instagram has since said it fixed, initially aimed their scraper at accounts with one million or more followers but them expanded their efforts.
Voting incidents in at least 21 states that Russian hackers tried to penetrate have not yet be subjected to a thorough digital forensics probe.
Controversial Trump appointee William Bradford left his position at the Energy Department on Thursday.
The Central Intelligence Agency can take some small comfort that as WikiLeaks was preparing for its latest dump of the spy agency's Vault7 hacking tools, another group of hackers defaced WikiLeaks homepage.
Energy appointee William Bradford blamed incendiary social media posts attributed to him on hackers and said the FBI is investigating.
The actress, daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffin, is considering joining the ranks of other celebrities who are suing the website that posted the pictures, reports said.
The hacking group supposedly behind the recent dump of HBO programming and internal documents has threatened to release this season's Game of Thrones finale.
The first half of 2017 has not exactly been a ride in the park for cybersecurity professionals.
Four Indian men were arrested for releasing an episode of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones days before its scheduled appearance, but the incident is apparently not related to that network's hack that has seen a cybergang releasing various pieces HBO content over the last several weeks.
HBO is refusing to comment on the latest programming dump that included upcoming episodes of Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ballers, Insecure and The Deuce.
GoDaddy gave the Daily Stormer 24 hours to find another host after the neo-Nazi site violated its rules, but Anonymous moved more swiftly. By afternoon Google had also yanked the site's registration.
The U.S. Air Force's first bug bounty program ended in June with bug hunters finding 207 vulnerabilities and receiving $133,400.
Older versions of Amazon Echo are vulnerable, and though physical access to the device is needed, this is more achievable with second hand devices.
HBO has been targeted by hackers who have reportedly uploaded upcoming episodes of Ballers, Room 104 and have uploaded some written material from next week's Game of Thrones.
A 29-year-old hacker has plead guilty in German court to an attack last year which downed internet service all across the country.
Citing data from the State Election Commission, the Wall Street Journal contended that the high number of attempts could be an indicator that swing states were even more widely targeted.
Malwarebytes has discovered a new cyberattack modus operandi that has hackers incorporating legitimate apps into their malware to accomplish specific tasks.
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.