A U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday revealed that federal agencies are struggling to implement effective cybersecurity measures and policies, a notion that will surprise few.
The change from credit cards that you swipe to chip-enabled ones that you dip is expected to accelerate as an Oct. 1 deadline approaches that will make merchants liable for fraudulent charges if they don't accept the more secure chip cards.
Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times in August 2011 to trick Hillary Rodham Clinton into infecting her computer systems while she was secretary of state, according to newly released emails from the State Department.
The Justice Department is set to argue Wednesday before a federal appeals court that it may prosecute people for crimes based on evidence obtained from their computers—evidence that was outside the scope of an original probable-cause search warrant.
Over its three year history, Ulbricht hired a small staff of forum moderators and market administrators to help keep the cogs of a multi-million dollar business moving—many of whom have now been apprehended by the authorities.
The potent and deadly synthetic opiate fentanyl, the culprit in the deaths of hundreds last year, is becoming more prevalent with the latest test results for the drug at state crime labs spiking.
The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will effectively deter state-sponsored cyber attacks on business emanating from the communist nation.
October 1 is the deadline that Visa and MasterCard have set for banks and retailers across the US to roll out a new system for more secure bank cards with microchips embedded in them. However, the new technology will not eliminate fraud, but will simply shift the type of fraud that occurs.
The CIA pulled a number of officers from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing as a precautionary measure in the wake of the massive cyber theft of the personal data of federal employees, current and former U.S. officials said.
A Russian national was sentenced on Tuesday to 4-1/2 years in U.S. prison for using sophisticated malware known as "Citadel" to steal banking information from thousands of computers, authorities said.
Low tolerance for latency makes RAT operators less likely to use proxies, easier to track back home.
An alleged hacker appeared to taunt Rutgers University officials Monday as a cyber attack paralyzed the school's computer network.
Security researchers have uncovered a network of infected Linux computers that's flooding gaming and education sites with as much as 150 gigabytes per second of malicious traffic — enough in some cases to take the targets completely offline.
America’s criminal justice system operates on myths. Ninth U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski doesn’t use that word in his recently published critique in the Georgetown Law Journal of our criminal process, but he clearly views commonly held but highly questionable beliefs as dangerous.
Women account for just one out of 10 cyber security professionals, as the gender gap widened over two years in a male-dominated field with a drastic workforce shortage, a survey has shown.