Film studios 'launch cyber attacks on torrent sites'

An Indian firm has blithely admitted carrying out DDoS attacks on illegal torrent websites on behalf of movie companies including 20th Century Fox.

US DoD confirms 2008 cyber-attack

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has traced the origins of a 2008 cyber-attack to an unauthorized flash drive that was inserted into a military laptop somewhere in the Middle East.

FBI warns of Al Qaeda cyber threat

FBI director Robert Mueller has warned that Al Qaeda's increasing online presence poses a clear and present danger to the United States of America.

US government unprepared for cyberattacks, says report

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team isn't, er, ready for emergencies, according to an audit by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Pentagon: Cyber attack could prompt US military response

A senior defense official has confirmed that cyber attacks against the United States could prompt a deadly military response.