President-elect Trump has tapped Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as CIA director, and retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security advisor, and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general.
The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.
Director of national intelligence James Clapper said there have been previous instances of Russian attempts to influence US elections going back to the 1960s.
An individual who self-identified as Guccifer 2.0 continues to deny reports by security firms that link the purported hacker or hacking group to Russian advanced persistent threat (APT) groups.
Researchers recently discovered a new spyware campaign that used cyber-squatting techniques to distribute the AgentTesla keylogger via a domain whose name was strikingly similar to the consulting firm Diode Technologies.
A Malwarebytes analysis of the espionage toolkit that recently infected Vietnam Airlines revealed a modular variant of the Korplug remote access trojan (RAT) that in this case disguises itself as a McAfee antivirus program.
China launched an orbital carrier rocket early Tuesday morning carrying the 'Micius' satellite, believed to be the world's first quantum satellite.
As the FBI investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee broadens, it is being reported that the private email accounts of Hillary Clinton and more than 100 Democratic officials also have been breached.
European privacy groups have voiced opposition to a planned surveillance data project that would significantly expand the technology capabilities of Romania's domestic intelligence service.
The cyber-espionage group identified as Strider by Symantec researchers is as sophisticated a threat as any known APT in history -- including Duqu, Flame, The Equation Group and Regin -- according to an analysis by Kaspersky Lab.
Researchers discovered a RAT that targets Android phones in China and Japan and appears to select victims based on their devices' IMEI codes.
US Senators asked Ted Cruz (R-TX) to hold a hearing that examines Donald Trump's Russia comments entreating Russia to "find the 30,000 emails that are missing."
A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Russian interests.
The cyber-gang behind the Patchwork, aka Dropping Elephant, cyber-espionage campaign has expanded its reach outside of government organisations and is now hitting the private sector.
GCHQ's infosec unit CESG was credited with the discovery of two vulnerabilities that were patched by Apple last week.
Researchers have discovered a malware-based APT dating back to 2008 that at least appears to target political enemies of Ukraine, including pro-Russia separatists in the disputed eastern region of the country.
North Korea denies claims by South Korea that it was behind a cyber-attack on a navy defence contractor.
Researchers found a series of malicious apps containing Android/Clicker.G on the Google Play store. The campaign targets mobile devices in Russia, but they affect apps that are available globally.
Phineas Fisher, the hacker who claimed responsibility for breaching Hacking Team last year, published a how-to guide detailing his process in executing the attack.
A new backdoor trojan created to siphon information has been detected by Symantec researchers.
The cyber-espionage group Pawn Storm has been using Fysbis malware as a backdoor that allows the group to infect Linux systems.
In the past year, Islamic State (IS), formerly ISIS/ISIL, has used social media and encrypted online platforms to recruit terrorists and promote propaganda content.
Jeb Bush criticised Hillary Clinton's lax cyber policies as secretary of state. "We can't trust someone as our next president who didn't take cyber-security seriously," he wrote.
Microsoft unveiled a revised policy to inform users when it believes an account has been targeted by state-sponsored hackers.
Israel's Defence Ministry dismissed Yair Ramati, the nation's head of missile defence, for a "grave breach of information security."
China has arrested the individuals it says are responsible for the mega-breach of the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in June, according to The Washington Post, citing anonymous US officials.
G-20 nations struck a deal at a two-day summit in Antalya, Turkey.
As quickly as researchers discover ways to remove and block Remote Access Trojans used for spying on mobile devices and computers, hackers are creating new spyware strains from previously discovered malware - and they are developing more advanced capabilities than the original malware.
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