Russia has been working on incorporating elements of China’s Great Firewall into the “Red Web”, the country’s system of internet filtering and control, after unprecedented cyber collaboration between the countries.
A decision earlier this month to block the networking site
The IRS is employing a “white hat” approach to improve its cybersecurity.
The IRS awarded Synack Government a $2 million contract to provide penetration testing by ethical hackers or researchers with no knowledge of IRS systems.
“Synack will be helping
Japanese government officials have denied reports that a secure network used by the country’s defense forces was attacked earlier this year.
An attacker was able to break into the Ground Self-Defense Force’s computer systems, sources at the Japanese Ministry of
As many as 900,000 of Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany suffered network outages that might have been caused by hackers, the company and government security experts said on Monday, according to Reuters.
Deutsche Telekom customers had problems connecting to their
Security professionals can now hack IoT devices without breaking the law, thanks to an updated ruling in the U.S. Copyright Office.
The new rule under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act permits security researchers to legally circumvent device manufacturers’ software to
Citing urgent cyberthreats, a junta-appointed body Monday considered a proposal to create a temporary authority to police online content before supporting legislation is passed.
A report prepared by members of the National Reform Steering Assembly indicated that computer and internet
Cybersecurity at the US State Department has been scrutinized for years while under the leadership of Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. The department has a tech budget of $1.92 billion annually, yet has never scored well on internal security tests.
The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, through its Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT), says it will be training 80 Government information and communications technology (ICT) experts over the next two days.
Sponsored by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) and
Does Hillary Clinton still have a path to the White House?
That’s the provocative question posed by some computer security experts, who think voting results in key states could have been manipulated by hackers.
The emphasis here is on “could.”
A campaign for cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee to become Donald Trump’s ‘cyber chief’ has been started by the hacking group Anonymous.
The Anonymous for McAfee campaign has called for McAfee to join the White House in “securing America from hackers,”
Thailand’s military government, which has cracked down on online dissent since seizing power in 2014, is pushing ahead with cyber security bills that rights groups say could mean more extensive online monitoring, raising concerns over privacy protection.
Amendments to Thailand’s
On December 1, a new rule will likely go into effect at the Justice Department that may expand law enforcement agencies’ authority to remotely hack into computers and take what data they find there during an investigation. Lawmakers have been
Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today delivered his 53rd Waste of the Week examining identity theft tax refund fraud, which has resulted in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) paying criminals $23 billion between 2011 and
Many believed that the San Bernardino iPhone saga ended when the FBI eventually managed to break into the device with help from an undisclosed group of hackers, but Apple is still facing problems for refusing to help authorities hack phones
A hacking attack on the Canadian Forces recruiting website has prompted the federal government to do an examination of its various systems across the board.
Individuals going to the Canadian military site, forces.ca, to get recruiting information were instead redirected
What’s needed to bolster the security of internet of things devices to help prevent cyberattacks, such as the October botnet-driven distributed denial-of-service attack on web services provider Dyn that crippled Netflix, Twitter and many other websites?
It could boil down
The US government has issued cybersecurity guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) in two new reports released this week.
The Obama administration’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, released a report a month ahead of schedule because of a
The public-private cybersecurity partnership between private companies and U.S. Cyber Command and other federal agencies has been uneven so far despite some fledgling success, but collaboration is critical given growing threats to everyone from cyberspace, the commander of U.S. Cyber
The Jasper County Sheriff is beefing up cyber security measures. This follows a costly hack in central Indiana.
A couple of weeks ago, Madison County government servers were invaded by cyber attackers. County employees were locked out of their computers
Left-wing billionaire George Soros and other wealthy Democratic donors are meeting in Washington, D.C. this week for a three-day conference to discuss the election and plot ways to influence politics with money during the next four years under President Donald