Pentagon wants a lightning gun

Lightning guns are often thought of as weapons of science fiction, relegated to the pages of magazines, movie screens and video games.

How to spoof and 'jack a UAV

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have successfully demonstrated how the GPS signals of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can be commandeered by hackers. 



Video: Unlocked router prompts SWAT raid

It seems as if an unlocked router was responsible for sparking a recent SWAT raid in Evansville, Indiana.

WikiLeaks founder won’t surrender to the police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will remain at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he is currently seeking political asylum and does not plan to surrender himself to the police. 



WikiLeaks founder handed extradition letter



Julian Assange may be holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he is seeking political asylum, but that hasn't stopped British law enforcement officials from serving him a letter of extradition.

Ongoing cyber raids cost banks $80 million



Security researchers have positively identified an ongoing slew of cloud-based, automated attacks targeting high-balance accounts worldwide.

Scarlett Johansson hacker faces fines, jail time

US federal prosecutors want Christopher Chaney to serve 71 months in prison and pay $150,000 in compensation for stealing naked images from Christina Aguilera, Renee Olstead and Scarlett Johansson.



WikiLeaks prosectors ordered to conduct "due diligence"

Military judge Col. Denise Lind has ordered Army prosecutors to account for their actions after the defense alleged the Pentagon withheld evidence from lawyers representing Pfc. Bradley Manning.

LulzSec hackers plead guilty



Two British hackers linked to LulzSecurity pleaded guilty to a number of computer crimes in London's Southwark Crown Court today.

Claim: WikiLeaks suspect can't get a fair trial

Bradley Manning's defense team has accused the US government of deliberately attempting to prevent the former army intelligence analyst from receiving a fair trial. 



Infected printers spew out pages of garbage

You can't help suspecting that many people won't notice the difference, but a new outbreak of the Trojan.Milicenso malware has left printers all over the world spewing out page after page of garbage.

Secret US grand jury stalks WikiLeaks founder

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange believes the US government is secretly formulating charges against him for leaking thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents on the whistle-blowing website.

Paypal ups the ante in bug bounty program

Paypal is increasing its budget for security measures.

WikiLeaks undeterred by whistleblower crackdown

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be seeking political asylum in the UK's Ecuadorian embassy, but the whistle-blowing organization has little intention of halting its activities any time soon.



Iran braces for more cyber attacks

A high-ranking Iranian minister says his country is bracing for more damaging cyber attacks by the United States, Israel and Britain.

WikiLeaks founder "off limits" to British authorities

The British Foreign Office confirms Julian Assange is "beyond the reach of police" so long as the WikiLeaks founder remains in the Ecuadorian embassy where he is seeking asylum. 


Sophisticated Flame spy virus infiltrated Iranian networks

A sophisticated computer virus that infiltrated and spied on Iranian networks was reportedly coded by the United States and Israel.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he is seeking asylum.

Northrop showcases Triton UAV

The Pentagon is significantly increasing the deployment of unmanned aircraft for wartime missions and peacetime surveillance operations.

WikiLeaks founder fears US espionage charges


Author-activist David Swanson believes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ultimately be handed over to the United States where he will be tried for espionage.