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Kaspersky shares more details from its investigation into reports that Russian hackers stole NSA data using its software [Read More]
Day trader indicted for his alleged role in a scheme that involved hacking brokerage accounts and using them to make fraudulent trades [Read More]
Former Secret Service agent already convicted for stealing Bitcoins from Silk Road gets more prison time for theft of digital currency from government wallet [Read More]
When he lands in China on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump will enter the so-called "Great Firewall" of online censorship that monitors people's internet habits and blocks websites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google. [Read More]
The hacker who falsely claimed to have breached FireEye -- it was just the personal online accounts of one employee -- was arrested by international law enforcement and taken into custody on October 26, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia said Wednesday. [Read More]
A law coming into force will give the Kremlin greater control over what Russians can access online ahead of a presidential election next March. [Read More]
A Middle Eastern threat group has been using a Flash Player zero-day vulnerability to deliver FinFisher spyware [Read More]
A Russian court on Monday fined the popular Telegram messenger app for failing to provide the country's security services with encryption keys to read users' messaging data. [Read More]
Jeremy Fleming, director of the UK's GCHQ, says the spy agency is "coming out of the shadows to protect Britain's economy" from cyber-criminals. [Read More]
Moscow slammed a Greek court's ruling that a Russian national accused of helping criminals launder billions of dollars using Bitcoin should be extradited to the United States. [Read More]

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Eric Knapp's picture
The NSA tapping into our digital lives is a heinous breach of privacy, say those on the opposing team. I say, “meh.” Assume that everything you do and say is being watched and heard, always.
Mark Hatton's picture
They always say in the investment world that cash is king. We are now seeing that in terms of cyber as well. Stealing cash, it’s even better than stealing money.
John Vecchi's picture
Understanding the various types of malicious actors targeting your networks, including their motivations and modus operandi, is key to identifying, expelling and expunging them.
Gant Redmon's picture
When it comes to cybercrime, the police really can’t and aren’t going to protect residents of your town. The same goes for all towns and cities. Unless you’re talking a high six-figure theft, it's unlikely an officer will be assigned to your case.
Rod Rasmussen's picture
In this second column in a two part series, Rod tackles the impact of the DNSChanger malware and simple solutions to counter similar DNS attacks on enterprises and major government agencies.
Chris Poulin's picture
To effectively defend yourself against an enemy, you have to think like your adversary. Put yourself in their mind, their shoes. What’s the motive? How determined are they? Will they stop at a well-hardened network perimeter or move on to other tactics, including social engineering? Once you suffer a breach, how do you share your analysis?
Idan Aharoni's picture
The worlds of counter terrorism and fraud prevention should increase their ties. Systems that are already implemented in one world may be applied to the other. Solution providers and policy makers from both worlds need to meet up and share ideas, thoughts and experience for the benefit of both.
Noa Bar-Yosef's picture
This week, we highlight a mix of tools and tool types that security researchers should have in their weapons in arsenal, including tools unveiled for the first time at the Black Hat conference.
Michael Goff's picture
Once a Software Vendor discovers that their software has been pirated, the gut reaction is to put an immediate stop to it. If piracy is discovered, it’s best to react, but don’t overreact. Be proactive, yet patient.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Crowd sourcing investigations could harness the power of the web and its population to track down cybercriminals. But such a community effort of a cyber investigation comes with big challenges....