Evidence that the government has presented so far linking Russian operatives to the DNC hack is questionable, fueling skepticism and doubt about Moscow's role.
Just as fake news circulated around the web ahead of the presidential election, bogus ads are spreading on Facebook and Twitter as a vehicle for delivering malicious software.
After last week's cyberattack leveraged insecure internet-connected devices to wage a denial of service attack, many experts urged consumers to change passwords. But that alone won't solve the problem.
At an event in Boston this week, Michael Flynn, a senior Trump adviser, said he is convinced that Russia was behind hacks into the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee.
The firm MedSec went to an investment advisory firm instead of medical device maker St. Jude to disclose potential security vulnerabilities.
Increasingly, governments and cybersecurity firms are relying on linguistic clues found in malicious code or metadata to identify lone hackers or the nations that are behind high-profile attacks.
The US is short hundreds of thousands of information security professionals. But that gap is driving investments in artificial intelligence that may make armies of cybersecurity workers unnecessary.
Researchers have uncovered security vulnerabilities in widely used remote power management equipment that many say is the byproduct of a technology supply chain plagued with quality control issues.
Norse Corp. generated buzz with provocative threat reports but now appears to be on its last leg. Its downfall could signal that investors are cooling on the once-frothy cybersecurity market.
Experts warn that malicious hackers gain valuable insight when companies and employees reveal too much information on the Web – especially when they work at sensitive facilities.
With consensus growing that hackers caused a widespread power outage in Ukraine last month, many security experts worry whether the US grid could withstand such an attack.
Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of the National Security Agency and the CIA, says the US faces 'darkening skies' after malware linked power outages in Ukraine.
The ability for hackers to penetrate the network at a small dam in New York reveals the risk of more utilities managing facilities via cell networks and the Internet.
The Paris attacks highlight the delicate dance for Facebook. But Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos says it's vital for the social network to defend users' privacy – and foster trust among its online community – in the face of growing pressure from governments to reveal more information about the platform's 1.5 billion users.
Selling information about software vulnerabilities was a quirky idea a decade ago. But today there's a global vulnerability marketplace where the world's top bug bounty hunters can reap handsome rewards.
Zerodium, a firm that counts spy agencies as customers, has offered to pay $1 million for information about holes in Apple’s mobile operating system, alarming civil liberties advocates and highlighting Apple’s unwillingness to pay researchers for similar work.
An analysis of the leaked Ashley Madison data trove reveals thousands of military and government e-mail addresses along with individuals' security questions and answers used to protect passwords.
Kaspersky Lab made a name for itself by identifying advanced malicious software campaigns. Now it says it was the victim of a malware campaign that some experts have linked to Israel.
The federal government's Office of Personnel Management is just the latest victim in a string of sophisticated attacks less interested in quick profits than obtaining detailed data on individuals.
A FBI affidavit in a case involving security researcher Chris Roberts claims that he took over the navigation system of an airliner. But if those claims are indeed true, they raise troubling questions about the state of airline security.
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