A former employee of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) received a five-year prison sentence for retaining classified national defense information.
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Facebook revealed more details about how hackers exploited three distinct bugs to get the ability to control up to 50 million users' accounts.
Olle and his fellow cyber security consultant Pasi Saarinen recently discovered a new way to physically hack into PCs. According to their research, this method will work against nearly all modern computers. This includes laptops from some of the world's biggest vendors like Dell, Lenovo, and even Apple.
Cybersecurity is unique compared to most other business operations, even most IT operations. Unlike marketing or network management-both of which tackle difficult and ever-changing challenges in the business operating environment-cybersecurity pits defenders against intelligent, creative and deliberate opponents.
The Army is looking to build up and resource expeditionary cyber teams that will conduct cyber effects at the tactical edge.
Today the FBI is launching a webpage on combating foreign influence. This information is provided to educate the public about the threats faced from disinformation campaigns, cyber attacks, and the overall impact of foreign influence on society. The FBI is the lead federal agency responsible for investigating foreign influence operations.
President Donald Trump has eliminated rules governing the process for launching cyberattacks, giving the military freer rein to deploy its advanced hacking tools without pushback from the State Department and the intelligence community, an administration official told POLITICO.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act, S. 770 (formerly known as the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act) into law on Tuesday (August 14, 2018). It requires NIST to "disseminate clear and concise resources to help small business concerns identify, assess, manage, and reduce their cybersecurity risks."
An overhaul of a critical internet security protocol has been completed, with TLS 1.3 becoming an official standard late last week.
Microsoft has thwarted newly attempted cyberattacks by Russian hackers targeting U.S. political campaigns before the midterm elections, the company alleged Monday.