For better or worse, a security firm’s attempt to cash in on a software bug -- by shorting a company’s stock and then publicizing the flaw -- might have pioneered a new approach to vulnerability disclosure.
Russia dismissed a U.S. intel report claiming that the Kremlin meddled with the presidential election, saying the accusations were “unfounded” and driving a “witch-hunt.”
A Federal Trade Commission attempt to rein in a poorly secured IoT device is raising questions over whether the U.S. regulator has the power to crack down on vendors suspected of shoddy practices.
A highly anticipated U.S. intelligence report claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to covertly influence last year’s presidential election in favor for Donald Trump.
After meeting with U.S. intelligence leaders on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump withheld any endorsement of their findings that Russia tried to meddle with the recent election.
The FBI may have been forced into a misstep when investigating whether Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee – it never directly examined the DNC servers that were breached.
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.