Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey is asking what carmakers are doing to prevent hacks of navigation, tire pressure, and braking systems.
Several advocacy groups are calling for an investigation into Internet companies Yahoo and Google whose networks were secretly accessed by the National Security Agency.
In a rare move, a federal court in Idaho ordered a software developer's computer seized and its contents copied without prior notice because the developer described himself as a 'hacker' on his website.
A U.S appellate court's decision earlier this week to permit a wiretapping case against Google to proceed, is based on flawed reasoning, a leading technology think-tank says.
Though the National Security Agency spends billions of dollars to crack encryption technologies, security experts maintain that properly implemented, encryption is still the best way to maintain online privacy.
Less than two weeks after suffering a prolonged website outage, the New York Times was knocked offline again on Tuesday--apparently as the result of a malicious hacking attack.
Malware writers are ramping up their use of commercial file hosting sites and cloud services to distribute malware programs, security researchers said at this week's Black Hat conference here.
More secret NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden suggest that the U.S. agency's British counterpart intercepts petabytes worth of communication data daily from fiber-optic cables.
In what's quickly turning out to be a replay of events from last year, the White House today signaled that it would not support the recently reintroduced Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) in its present form.
The Department of Homeland Security alert was prompted by an incident last October in which 11 companies in the energy sector were targeted in a sophisticated spear-phishing campaign apparently aimed at breaching their network security.
U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours, security analysts said.
Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a Minnesota woman who has been fighting for years to reverse a $222,000 judgment for music piracy, finally ran out of legal appeals Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear her petition for a review of the case.
A federal judge Monday sentenced a hacker to 41 months in prison for illegally accessing email addresses and other data belonging to more than 120,000 iPad subscribers from AT&T's networks.
An Illinois state senator who introduced a bill that would have required anonymous online posters to reveal their true identities plans to withdraw the bill after taking intense criticism from those who opposed to it.
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