Hacking Group Claims To Sell Cyber-Weapons Stolen From NSA
Shadow Brokers hacking group has announced they will auction stolen surveillance tools claimed to have been used by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Russia - Cyberattacker Or Cybervictim?
Russia's hack of Democrats' accounts has been much wider than first believed but now the country plays the cybervictim card.
New Hacking Group Seems Involved In Espionage
New cyber-hacking group involved in espionage has targeted companies in China and Russia.
Security Researchers Found Hackers Can Easily Spy On Wireless Keyboards
Security researchers report that wireless keyboards pose security risks, being too easy to hack and spy upon.
Average Cost Of Data Breach Reaches $4 Million, Study Says
Study says that the average cost of data breach is around $4 million.
Cylance Cybersecurity Startup Raises $100 Million To Develop AI System
Cylance startup develops AI system for cybersecurity.
Keeping Strong Passwords More Effective In Securing Online Data
Contrary to previous notions, keeping a secure, strong password is safer than frequently changing it.
Security Of Mobile Devices Under Investigation By Feds
Federal agencies are investigating how manufacturers and carriers are ensuring the security of mobile devices.
US Senate Approves Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill
Despite the criticisms, the U.S. Senate manages to approve the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act and is now in its final stages before heading to the White House for President Obama's approval.
Microsoft gives zero-day exploits to military before patching them: Report
Microsoft and various other tech and manufacturing firms are apparently handing sensitive data over to the U.S. government for preferential treatment. Can U.S. tech firms ever be trusted again?
Did NSA cyberspying revelations cause Bitcoin to crash?
News of the NSA's and FBI's spying abilities on may have shaken the nerves of many privacy advocates out there, but it appears the government's digital tracking abilities may have also shaken the nerves of Bitcoin users.
86 tech rights groups demand an end to NSA surveillance
It appears Congress isn't as upset about the various NSA and FBI programs revealed to the public last week as some Internet activists would like. Can 86 rights organizations rekindle the organizational oomph they had against SOPA/PIPA with Stopwatching.us?
Boundless Informant: NSA's latest global Internet spy tool
Things just keep on getting worse for the NSA. Details of a third top-secret cyberespionage program, named Boundless Informant, have leaked. But the leaks, it appears, are going to stop. The leaker, Edward Snowden, has come forward.
Don't like PRISM? Here are few ways you can keep out the spooks
So the U.S. government has a plethora of tools at its disposal to read your messages and track your online activities. What's a privacy-oriented person to do? Fight back, of course. Here are a few ways you can keep your information safe from prying eyes.
Obama admin created secret cyber hit list
Things just keep on getting worse for the U.S. government's secret cybersecurity programs. Apparently the President Barack Obama has ordered a cyber hit-list of sorts, allowing for an offensive cyberstrike both at home and abroad. This comes close on the heels of reports of a phone metadata program and another program allowing federal agencies access to customer data held by major tech firms.