The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
Washington Needs a New Solarium Project To Counter Cyberthreats
President Eisenhower confronted the unprecedented nuclear threat of the 1950s with a novel exercise. The United States needs a similar approach to tackle today's cyber threats.
North Korean Destructive Malware Is Back, Says DHS Report
Malware not seen since the 2014 attack on Sony has returned, raising the possibility of future destructive attacks.
Zuckerberg: We’re in an ‘Arms Race’ With Russia, but AI Will Save Us
Buckle up — the technology won’t be ready for another decade.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Spies Anymore
In the era of cyber-espionage, even the smallest countries can play on the biggest stage.
Cyberattack Targets Safety System at Saudi Aramco
One report points to Iran, but the evidence is far from conclusive.
White House Blames North Korea for Global Ransomware Outbreak
The announcement comes amid heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Feds Quietly Reveal Chinese State-Backed Hacking Operation
Prosecutors say Chinese hackers from a mysterious cybersecurity firm stole corporate secrets from three big firms.
The Quantum Gap with China
China has ramped up its investment in developing quantum technologies, but few understand the impacts of losing this modern-day space race.
Feds Ban Government Use of Kaspersky Software
The Russian firm’s products have been deemed an 'unacceptable risk.'
Russian Hackers Can’t Beat German Democracy
Of course the Kremlin is going to try to hack Germany’s upcoming election. But it’s not going to succeed.
Feds Shut Down World’s Largest Online Drug Marketplace
Billed as a landmark operation, U.S. law enforcement strikes at dark web drug dealers.
What Did Trump Know About His Son’s Meeting, and When Did He Know It?
The administration has resorted to slippery statements and obfuscations, but the truth is closing in around it.
Private Email of Top U.S. Russia Intelligence Official Hacked
As concerns about cyberattacks grow, hackers are going after Russia wonks.
Putin Changes Tune on Russian Involvement in the U.S. Election
Patriotic Hackers are the new Little Green Men
Security Firms Tie WannaCry Ransomware to North Korea
But in the murky world of cyberspace, that doesn’t mean Pyongyang ordered the attack.
Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ransomware?
Microsoft, the NSA, computer users, and the nature of computer science all bear a portion of the blame.
NSA Director: Russia Hacked French ‘Infrastructure’ Ahead of Vote
Michael Rogers intensifies suspicions Moscow was behind the dump of Macron documents.
DOJ and White House Counsel Discussed Criminal Prosecution of Michael Flynn
The acting attorney general feared Trump’s national security adviser could be blackmailed by the Russians.