This week, the UK and US governments issued warnings about malicious cyber-activity carried out by the Russian government, but the biggest dangers are closer to home with insider threats a leading risk says new research.
"This type of attack (ie cyber-attacks by Russia on Western critical infrastructure) isn't anything new, and the real story here is that the US is choosing to acknowledge it (and in extreme detail),"
Does the US' FBI really need tech companies to provide backdoors in their products to gain access to illegal material stored there? Apparently not...as long as members of the Geek Squad are willing to do the agency's bidding.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to charge the US Justice Department inspector general with investigating the FBI's alleged abuse of its surveillance authority met with sharp criticism from US president Trump.
Concerning the US FBI's investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 US election, Senator Amy Klobuchar said social media companies should be fined if they can't get rid of bots on their platforms.
The DHS and FBI on Tuesday jointly released two new reports analysing trojan malware attributed to Hidden Cobra, aka Lazarus Group -- a threat actor widely believed to be sponsored by the North Korean government.
A Texas federal judge last week ruled in favour of the US Department of Justice, rejecting a motion to suppress evidence obtained in the course of the investigation using FBI malware.
A National Security Agency contractor named Reality Winner has been accused of leaking classified information about possible Russian interference in the US election to a news organisation.
The CIA and FBI are said to have embarked on the search for the person who leaked their respective secret hacking tools to Wikileaks, which is being described as one of the "worst security breaches in CIA history".
In a break with protocol, the director of the FBI has confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into the ties between Pres Trump and Russia during US election.
Law enforcement is being blocked by encryption from accessing data they have every right to examine - it's time to build trust between police and the tech sector, says FBI director James Comey.
The Russian man that Czech authorities arrested on 5 October in collaboration with the FBI is allegedly connected to the 2012 breach of LinkedIn.
Kevin Bocek argues that by decrypting the kernel and inviting developers to root around in its OS, Apple will actually make users more secure as any vulnerabilities will instantly be brought to light.
The FBI has released a 58-page document detailing the agency's interview with US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and others concerning the use of her private email server.
Four out of five surveyed hackers agreed that Apple was right to refuse the FBI's request for a backdoor into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. Yet 52 percent said they would help the FBI crack an iPhone's password for a fee.
As the FBI declares its malware-like software cannot be malware as it is used with non-malicious intent, we ponder the ethics of the good guys using the same tools as the bad guys.
Not a place you want to go shopping, the 'anonymous online marketplace' was meant to protect civil liberties but is now better known as a nefarious network for the illicit drugs trade.
The FBI recently pressed for a 29-year-old Los Angeles woman to provide her fingerprint to open her phone after she was sentenced in an identity theft case.
UPDATED: The FBI apparently purchased a zero-day exploit from grey hat hackers to crack the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, raising questions about ethics and implications for privacy.
Reddit may - or may not have - received a 'national security letter' which forces them to hand over data about users on the popular news website, but also imposes a gag order which stops them talking about it.
The tentative naming of the Israeli firm Cellebrite as the muscle behind the FBI's ability to crack into unlocked the iPhone used by San Bernardino, California shooter Syed Farook without help from Apple, has brought this little known company into the spotlight.
The FBI have finally cracked the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooters with the aid of an Israeli firm, bringing a short respite to a fight over encryption that many say is inevitable.
US District Court Judge Sheri Pym earlier this week validated Apple's assertion that it has so far not defied her previous court order to assist the FBI in cracking the encryption protecting the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
Israeli firm Cellebrite have been named as the company the FBI are bringing in to break into Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone
The FBI have backed down in the fight over the San Bernardino shooter's phone, leaving Apple with some breathing room
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned drivers of the remotely exploitable dangers in their vehicles
The draft Investigatory Powers Bill is set to force tech companies to backdoor any device they create - presumably in response to the ongoing Apple versus FBI case.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch told an RSA audience Apple should comply with government requests for help in unlocking iPhones and confirmed rumours that the US and the UK were in negotiations to share information in criminal investigations.