The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on D-Link for selling wireless routers and internet cameras that can easily be hacked, the U.S. regulator claimed on Thursday.
The closure of a major online marketplace for paid distributed denial-of-service attacks may have done little to slowdown the illegal activities from taking place.
How do you prove Russia meddled with the presidential election? That's a question the U.S. government is facing, but may never fully answer, at least not publicly.
The U.S. is better off supporting strong encryption that trying to weaken it, according to a new congressional report that stands at odds with the FBI’s push to install backdoors into tech products.
Use of cellphone spying technology has become widespread among U.S. law enforcement agencies and should be better regulated, according to a new congressional report.
U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to punish Russia for hacking of Democratic groups and figures during the election season with actions that’ll occur in secret and others that’ll be made public.
A Russian-speaking hacker has been found selling stolen login credentials for a U.S. agency that tests and certifies voting equipment, according to a security firm.
Facebook is experimenting with new features to allow users and third-party fact checkers to flag posts that appear to be fake news.
U.S. Congress members are all demanding answers over claims that Russia attempted to influence the presidential election with several high-profile hacks. U.S. intelligence agencies are confident that the foreign government was involved, but incoming president Donald Trump remains skeptical.
Security researchers are disturbed it took Yahoo three years to discover that details of over 1 billion user accounts had been stolen back in 2013.
In what is likely the largest data breach ever, Yahoo is reporting that data associated with more than 1 billion user accounts was stolen in August 2013.
The company behind Ashley Madison, the adultery enabling website, has agreed to pay a $1.6 million settlement related to a major data breach last year that exposed account details of 36 million users.
Be wary around random, but legitimate-looking emails popping up in your inbox. A foreign government may be using them to try to hack you.
Law enforcement agencies arrested 34 suspects in 13 countries, including the U.K and the U.S., as part of a crackdown last week on DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks.
U.S. efforts to get to the bottom about Russia’s role in hacking this year’s presidential election may very well end up mired in politics, hampering any response.