NBC News reported Russian hackers have compromised computers at the Pentagon, an unclassified email system has been shut down in response of the attack.
Anonymous Attacks China, Defaces Hundreds of Websites
Hacktivist group Anonymous has turned its sights on China, reportedly defacing hundreds of Chinese websites, including a handful of local Chinese government websites over the past few days.
Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns
One year out from the 2020 elections, presidential candidates face legal roadblocks to acquiring the tools and assistance necessary to defend against the cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns that plagued the 2016 presidential campaign.
India fines Google $113 million, orders to permit third-party payments in Play Store
India’s antitrust watchdog has hit Google with a $113 million fine for abusing the dominant position of its Google Play Store and ordered the firm to allow app developers to use third-party payments processing services for in-app purchases or for purchasing apps, the second such penalty on the Android-maker in just as many weeks in its largest market by users.
UK Gov could hack children’s smart toys to Spy on suspects
The British Government as part of the Investigatory Powers Bill is planning to hack children's smart toys to snoop on suspects.
Equifax to Pay $700 Million in 2017 Data Breach Settlement
Equifax will dish out as much as $700 million on the heels of its infamous 2017 data breach that impacted 150 million customers.
EU regulation to Impose rules on firms to improve cybersecurity
EU member states and lawmakers have prepared a first draft of the EU regulation in cyber security that will force companies to improve security and report security breaches and cyber incidents.