Russian president Vladimir Putin said there were 25 million attempted cyber-attacks targeting the country's "information infrastructure" linked to the World Cup - but experts ask, what constitutes an attack?
Walmart has filed a patent for audio surveillance technology to record customers and employees to purportedly focus on minute details of shopping and checkout.
Hackers exploited a flaw at Spanish operator Telefonica early Monday and likely exposed all the personal data of millions of the company's customers.
Russia seeking cooperation on vulnerability database appears simply a ploy to access US software source code to exploit vulnerabilities and strengthen government control with little civil use.
US Special Counsel Robert Mueller identifies Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks as fronts for influence campaigns staged by Russian operatives, Twitter suspends their accounts.
The Ukrainian Secret Service is blaming Russian intelligence for an attack it thwarted that was launched upon a chlorine distillation plan in the Dnipropetrovsk region using VPNFilter malware.
Oracle announced it will be releasing a critical patch tomorrow (17 July) which will address 334 security vulnerabilities, the most critical of which having a CVSS 3.0 Base Score of 9.8.
UK military must prioritise capabilities in cyber, space, electronic warfare and information operations
General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the Defence Staff, said that UK armed forces need to change "fundamentally" to keep up with new threats posed by Russia and other nation state actors.
A Chinese cyber-espionage group is targeting Cambodian entities ahead of the country's July 2018 elections.
A former Apple employee arrested last weekend in the Mineta San Jose International Airport for nicked information on the company's autonomous car project presumably to pass along to a Chinese startup.
APT (advanced persistent threat ) operations have seen an upsurge during the second three months of 2018, particularly those based in Asia, and this includes both well-known and less familiar threat actors.
The Russian Central Bank has officially introduced new requirements for cyber-security in domestic Russian banks, restricting software used, calling for penetration tests and real time reporting of attacks.
Security researchers recently detected the sale of sensitive information on the United States' MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle and other military secrets on the Dark Web.
Data made publicly accessible via the Polar fitness app was found to reveal the identities, home locations and activities of users employed at highly sensitive or secret locations.
WordPress issued an out of band security and maintenance release yesterday with version 4.9.7 being pushed live patching 18 bugs in the content management system.
A Marathon gas station in Detroit is reportedly out roughly US$ 1,800 (£1,359) after an unknown party apparently used a device to hack one of its pumps to dispense free gasoline.
Twitter suspended more than 70 million fake accounts in May and June - about one million accounts a day, but its efforts to purge malicious and spam accounts may have contributed to a 9.8% plunge in stock.
Today BAE Systems launched what it describes as 'The Intelligence Network' with the laudable aim of creating a safer society in the digital world.
A one-time employee of NSO Group, the Israeli cyber-espionage firm famous for developing Pegasus spy software for mobile devices, has reportedly been indicted on charges of stealing company secrets.
Does the new UK government security standard adequately address today's and tomorrow's cyberthreats? Daniela Perlmutter suggests not.
The New Zealand Court of Appeal has upheld a decision from a lower court in that country that found internet icon Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the United States.
The Stylish app, once the browser extension darling of web users looking to hide distractions and gussy up webpages, has been turned into what a software engineer calls a "covert surveillance tool,".
The Trump administration gives ZTE, the Chinese company that fell on financial hard times after it was banned from using US technology for violating sanctions on North Korea and Iran, the go-ahead to again open its doors.
The UK will soon have its first court that will exclusively tackle cyber crime, fraud, and economic crime. Located in the Square Mile, the new court will contain18 modern courtrooms.
Dating agencies are now getting intelligence on known scammers direct from police forces to help prevent them registering on dating apps and websites.
Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo announces plans for the country to spend €117.5 million on developing cyber-security and e-state solutions over the next 4 years.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), together with the Russian Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart), plans to design new standards of cryptographic protection of information.
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have been trying to prevent time-shifting threat actors.
A sophisticated phishing operation carried out by terrorist group Hamas using fake Facebook profiles and malicious spyware apps allowed the outfit to hack into smartphones used by Israeli soldiers.
Data that National Health Service patients in the UK specifically requested be kept private was inadvertently used in a clinical audit and research project.
Artificial Intelligence is the biggest issue for cyber-security, High-Tech Bridge founder and CEO Ilia Kolochenko told SC Media during a summit conference in Geneva earlier this year.
US Senate Intel Committee supports assessment that Russia interfered in the US election to aid Trump
Russian President Vladmir Putin tried to help Donald Trump gain the White House during the 2016 US presidential election through a well-orchestrated and broad influence campaign and cyber-operations.
Reset 2018, held in central London yesterday, is a cyber-security conference with a difference, comprising insights from 15 female experts in cyber-security explaining the evolving cyber-threat landscape.
It is 100 years since women got the vote in the UK and more women are now speaking at Cyber-Sec conferences, alongside a renewed focus on recruitment and education. But momentum needs to increase. Kate O'Flaherty reports.
Facebook announced more API platform updates following the Cambridge Analytica scandal which resulted in the misuse of the information from 120 million users.
After Facebook changed its policies in May 2015 to restrict the information that app developers could collect on users and their friends, the social media company granted a special extension to 61 developers.
Facebook's data privacy woes continue to grow as a security researcher uncovered the social media's popular "tests" exposed the private data of about 120 million people.
A Jewish hacker arrested last year on charges of sending hoax threats of violence to Jewish Community Center facilities and other venues in the US and globally has been convicted in an Israeli district court.
UK Government gets serious about security with set of minimum viable cyber-security standards that are expected to gain wider enterprise uptake.
A vast majority of IT decision makers at UK firms are still permitting the use of legacy apps within their organisations' networks in order to access historical data even though they are well aware that such apps have security risks.
Ticketmaster UK is alerting its customers to a third-party security incident that may have compromised their information.
At least 10 member nations of the EU are expected by the end of the year to sign a Declaration of Intent to form multiple Cyber Rapid Response Teams (CRRTs) designed to react to major cyber-attacks.
At least 10 member nations of the European Union are expected by the end of the year to sign a Declaration of Intent to form multiple Cyber Rapid Response Teams (CRRTs) designed to react to major cyber-attacks.
Australia and the United Kingdom supporting Commonwealth Cyber Declaration: public & private sectors to work together for public good online, and call on countries globally to apply physical world norms and laws online.
In a high level panel during Israel Cyber Week US, UK and Singapore government intelligence agencies and private sector panellists grappled with the need to share cyber-information while being wary of each other's different motives.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other advocacy groups are delivering a petition to Amazon's Seattle headquarters today requesting that the company stop selling surveillance technology to the government.
As Israel's Cyber Week kicked off, SC Media UK met up with Professor Isaac Ben-Israel, head of Blavatnik ICRC, director at the Cyber Security Research Centre (Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and security).
Martha Lane Fox: GDPR is shaping a new way of looking personal user data, including in the US, but for concerns about a dystopian future we should focus on the east, and we should look to Russia, China, North Korea and Iran.
A US District Court Judge Wednesday ruled that a ban on Kaspersky Lab products by the US government set to take effect 1 October is constitutional and tossed two lawsuits filed by the Russia-based security firm.
It seems the path to GDPR is fraught with GDPR violations - at least for privacy browser Ghostery, which exposed the email addresses of users to other users when it sent out GDPR notification emails Friday.
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