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North Korea stole $2bn for weapons from cyberattacks: UN report

North Korea has stolen up to $2 billion from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges through cyberattacks to fund its nuclear missiles program, according to a...

Massive cyberattack hit five top Russian banks: Kaspersky

A massive cyberattack has hit at least five of Russia's largest banks, Moscow-based internet security giant Kaspersky said Thursday. The country's largest lender, state-controlled Sberbank,...

From Facebook to cyber warfare: Field commanders look to tap a social media-savvy force

Young, social media-savvy Soldiers may be the linchpin in commanders' efforts to use cyber networks to throw virtual effects at enemies in future battlefields,...

All Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability

All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams achieved initial operating capability as of Oct. 21, Cybercom officials announced today. Reaching the IOC...

Moscow confirms ministry website attack after US hacker claim

Russia's foreign ministry on Sunday said an old version of its website had been attacked after a US hacker claimed he broke in and...

IoT attacks threaten national security, say cyber experts

Dams, the power grid and other such infrastructure were once closed network systems. Then they were added to the Internet. "We still thought of them...

Pentagon boosts spending to fight cyber attacks

The Pentagon plans to spend an additional $900 million in the coming year to boost cyber defense measures, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday. US...

Data encryption in sharp focus after deadly attacks

With renewed focus on how encrypted messages can be used to plot terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama's administration is stepping up pressure on the...

EU to impose rules on Internet firms to prevent cyber attacks

EU member states and lawmakers have clinched a deal to prevent cyber attacks by requiring Internet firms like eBay, Amazon and Google to boost...

Companies are making cybersecurity a greater priority

Companies are spending increasing amounts on cybersecurity tools, but aren't convinced their data is truly secure and many chief information security officers believe that...