US prosecutors are expected to file espionage charges against Harold Martin III who served as a private contractor for the National Security Agency. He is suspected of stealing an "astonishing quantity" of classified information.
Ecuador said Tuesday it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the US election.
A retired top US general has been charged with making a false statement during a probe into a classified intelligence leak about the Stuxnet attack against Iran's nuclear program in 2010, prosecutors said Monday.
Yahoo on Wednesday denied conducting mass email surveillance after a report alleging it built a special scanning program at the behest of US intelligence which sparked an outcry from privacy activists.
Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Tuesday announced they are working together to make financial transactions more efficient with blockchain technology -- the foundation of bitcoin digital currency.
Yahoo's claim that it is the victim of a gigantic state-sponsored hack raises the question of whether it is the latest target for hackers with the backing of Russia, China or even North Korea, experts say.
Yahoo faced pressure to explain how it sustained a massive cyber-attack -- one of the biggest ever, and allegedly state-sponsored -- allowing hackers to steal data from half a billion users two years ago.