With a halt in Windows XP updates, 'systems running unsupported software are exposed to an elevated risk to cyber-security dangers,' the DHS alerted industrial users, many of which never patch their computers anyway.
A Harvard study one year after the Boston Marathon bombings extols the immediate response of police, medical personnel, and bystanders but notes that the chase after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev days later became dangerously uncoordinated.
In a carefully worded speech on cyber-security described as a study in 'strategic ambiguity,' Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel also called for the development of offensive cyber-capabilities and investment in the Pentagon's Cyber Command.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the Boeing 777 that Malaysia says went down in the Indian Ocean, likely was not the target of a cyber-attack, experts say. But, they add, the vulnerabilities of such planes are quite real.
The NSA is moving far beyond the collection of data in an attempt to implant malicious software on potentially millions of computers worldwide, mimicking a criminal 'botnet,' according to the newest Edward Snowden leak.
Fugitive Edward Snowden, speaking via webcast to Americans in Austin, Texas, said Monday his leaks about NSA surveillance programs led to better communications security, whereas NSA leaders' actions jeopardized national security.
Republicans say faster approval of LNG export terminals could help check the influence of other suppliers, like Russia, and allow Europe to take a tougher diplomatic stance on Ukraine. Energy analysts say that would take years.
The Stuxnet worm that attacked Iran's nuclear facility at Natanz came to light nearly four years ago, but how it got there remains a mystery. A possible new explanation, outlined Tuesday, cites the supply chain as the key.
The Obama administration has unveiled the nation's first cybersecurity standards to protect critical infrastructure. The voluntary standards – which met with some criticism – are an attempt to address US vulnerabilities to cyberattack.
A phalanx of cybertraps, Internet-based attacks, and surveillance awaits visitors to the Sochi Olympics. Some digital dangers extend even to virtual visitors elsewhere just trying to keep up with the action.