The US and China have quietly conducted a series of "war games" to help prevent an abrupt military escalation between Washington and Beijing that could be sparked by hostile actions in cyberspace.
Law enforcement officials have arrested a suspected Anonymous activist in Cleveland, Ohio.
The US military is reportedly eyeing the formation of a specialized Marine Corp "cadre" that would be comprised of permanent cyber warfare technicians.
US Cyber commander Gen. Keith B. Alexander has warned that America faces a "real and continuing" threat on the digital battlefield.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has utterly failed an extensive cyber-security audit conducted by the agency's own Inspector General (IG).
Cyber criminals are exploiting an alleged iTunes security breach to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims.