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The US and Russia are in the midst of a boondoggle when it comes to bilateral r...read more A Russia-linked cyber-espionage group has hacked into the controls of electricit...read more

Iranian hackers ensnared targets via phony female photographer

US, Indian, Saudi Arabian, Israeli, Iraqi IT, security, executives in oil/gas and aerospace swept up in elaborate social media ruse used for cyber espionage operations. She’s a London-based young professional photographer, an Arsenal FC fan, and she̵...

Online surveillance companies netting profits from your data

If the government isn’t accessing your data directly they are paying private companies that gather and pass data to any paying organization. These massive web crawlers in “fusion centers” troll social networks, dark web site, and various other source...

New laws about cellphone surveillance transparency aren’t working

Several years ago, little was known about the StingRay, a powerful surveillance device that imitates...

Can the CIA and NSA be trusted with cyber hacking tools?

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland. Handout / Reuters...

4 Social Media scams that will cost you

When technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the scammers. Social media scams have gone beyond ...

Russian meddling, iPhone hacking targets civil society, Canadian cyber researchers say

A new report from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab says a major cyber-espionage campaig...

FBI issues urgent warning about ‘spy toys’ that could put ‘privacy and safety of children at risk’

Can your toys do this? Creepy playthings can record kids’ conversations, track their movements...

Experts warn e-cigs can be altered to turn them into hacking tools

Researchers have found more controversy with electronic cigarettes – but this time, it doesn&#...

Hackers Are Targeting Nuclear Facilities, Homeland Security Dept. and F.B.I. Say

Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear pow...