Amid reports of Russian hackers influencing elections, Chinese hackers pilfering state secrets, and North Korea launching ransomware attacks, it would be easy to underestimate Iran's potential as a cyber-threat to the US.
The German government said on Wednesday that hackers had breached the network of government computers with an isolated attack that had been brought under control and which was being investigated by security officials.
During the waning days of his administration after he'd ordered a probe into election interference, the US intelligence community reportedly told former US President Obama that Russian hackers compromised voter registration systems.
Russian hackers successfully penetrated voter registration rolls in a number of US states, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cyber-security chief Jeanette Manfra said Wednesday.
Russian hacking group Fancy Bear, have exploited weakspots in the email systems of defence contract workers to access top secret information on US defence technology, including drones.
Researchers have uncovered a two-year-old cyber-espionage campaign that's been infecting Ukrainians with either a newly discovered remote access tool called Vermin or the more established Quasar RAT.
Ukraine has become a "training ground" for Russian hackers wishing to perpetrate cyber-attacks on the west, a Kyiv security expert has claimed.
Days before Christmas in 2015, remote hackers took control from Ukrainian grid operators and by digitally commandeering substations, shut off power for 225,000 customers for several hours.
Thousands of British businesses have paid ransoms to Russian hackers who are launching attacks every day and demanding £100,000 to release files.
The GIBON Ransomware variant was reportedly seen for sale in a dark web criminal forum with a $500 (£380) price tag in a Russian advertisement.
Guccifer 2.0, widely believed to be an alias for hackers tied to the Russian government, apparently altered at least one document stolen from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), adding the designation "confidential" to the email.
More than half a dozen Russian government officials are in the US Justice Department's crosshairs and may be facing charges for hacking computers at the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential campaign.
21 states were told by the US Department of Homeland Security Friday that their election systems had been the targets of hackers representing the Russian government.
Of the 62 new crypto ransomware families that emerged, 47 can be attributed to Russian-speaking actors says Kaspersky - but does the source of the attack matter?
Take Russian hacking seriously and don't use it as a political football, say two security industry pros in open letter to President-elect Donald Trump.
Sensepost's CSO Charl Van Der Walt, addressed a crowd at the science museum yesterday to explain exactly what Russian warfare doctrine can tell us about protecting the enterprise.
In just the past year, a Russian hacking gang exploited at least six zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows, Adobe Flash and Java to attack the email servers of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in the US.
Sources close to Russian presidency tell SC's Russia correspondent they can put a stop to Fancy Bear's attacks on World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) if an investigation of Russian sport is halted and atheletes pardoned.
Clinton pinned hacks at the Democratic National Conference (DNC) on Russia while Trump said attribution is not clear.
Red faces in Red Square after parliamentarian's offspring racks up 38 fraud and theft charges
The FBI's Cyber Division uncovered evidence that election databases in two US states were hacked.
According to Intelligence officials, cyber-security companies and the Clinton campaign it was 'Russia' who hacked into the Democratic National Committee, but who or what really is 'Russia'?
It's not just Clinton's campaign that's believed to have been hacked by the Russian state, and collusion with cyber-crime is also suspected. Beyond Russia, it is time to establish new norms for government behaviour online.
Fearing a Russian cyber-attack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the UK and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the UK.
The eastern European hacker who breached the defences around the DNC networks in America says he's not working for the Russians.
Cyber-criminals are investing up to 40 percent of their stolen funds in improving and modernising their techniques and criminal schemes according to a recent report issued by cyber-experts at the Russian Ministry of Communications.
Russia is alterering the balance of power with superior human resources in the cyber-realm and a strategy and will to used them offensively, including via proxies - and lack of western response encourages escalation says Jarno Limnéll.
A Russian-language banking Trojan has been found manipulating the ruble-dollar exchange rate
The Ukrainian police service has begun hiring officers to fill a new cyber-policing agency in cooperation with the US Department of Justice, according to the country's interior minister.
Serious flaws in European rail networks are opening trains to theft and derailment according to a group of Russian industrial control specialist hackers known as Scada Strangelove.