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Attempts to detect or analyze Rombertik trigger wiped hard drives and computer system destruction in response.
The group of experts said that forcing the shutdown of internet access can "never be justified" under international human rights laws.
Did anyone wonder why the feds aren't screaming blind fury from the rooftops?
The Freedom Act is seen by many as the last chance to get a bill through Congress reining in the NSA's vast dragnet. But some privacy groups say the effort doesn't go far enough.
The former NSA official turned whistleblower said, among other things, a greater threat exists to Americans' privacy than the controversial Patriot Act.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 1, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
One of the agency's first whistleblowers says the NSA is taking in too much data for it to handle, which can have disastrous -- if not deadly -- consequences.
Traffic hit upwards of 334Gbps, which accounts for tens of thousands of connections.
The new bill lands with just over a month before the Patriot Act sunsets.
The emailing service confirmed it anticipates many more users could be affected than first thought after an employee account was accessed.
Security researchers released a proof-of-concept exploit after WordPress allegedly "refused" to respond, let alone fix the problem.
When you don't differentiate between good and bad hackers, you have a problem.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending April 24, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
OPINION: In his RSA 2015 keynote on national cybersecurity threats, Homeland Security head Jeh Johnson told an audience of cybsersecurity experts something so wildly impossible, it almost went unnoticed.
Just because tech firms want to restore the balance of overly-intrusive surveillance doesn't mean they're automatically letting the terrorists win.
The FBI is warning police and law enforcement officials to be on guard, amid threats by hacktivists to leak their personal information.
The first day of RSA 2015's exhibitor show floor was packed with booths and oodles of creative, sometimes bizarre, gimmicks to attract attention. These stand out from the rest.
Because it's considered a matter of "national security," many won't talk about the controversial phone-tracking technology. Texas doesn't care about that and wants due process to come first.
The UK phone and telecoms giant's new "ethical hacking" service aims to fix security vulnerabilities in cars long before they roll off the production line.
A new report alleges that the missing cache of bitcoins was long gone before Mt. Gox's demise in 2014.