White House aims to beat the bots

The White House has teamed up with several companies and industry groups to launch an initiative aimed at countering botnets.

Iran claims it has fix for Flame malware

The Iranian government says it has a removal tool for the Flame malware targeting the country's oil industry, and says it will give it to any Iranian organization that's been affected.

Feds form secret 'Net surveillance unit



The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly in the process of forming a "secretive" surveillance unit in Quantico, Virginia.

Report: Chinese built US military chip has a back door

A number of legislators have expressed concern in recent years over the use of Chinese manfauctured electronic components in US military hardware.

Is the Pentagon withholding WikiLeaks evidence?

Pfc. Bradley Manning is facing a total of 22 charges - including aiding the enemy - after thousands of classified documents downloaded by the former army intelligence analyst ended up on WikiLeaks.



World's most complex malware discovered - after two years in the wild

Researchers have discovered what they say is the most sophisticated malware ever discovered running rampant in the Middle East.

US State Department hacks Al Qaeda websites

The US State Department has claimed responsibility for hacking a number of Al Qaeda administered websites in Yemen. 



WikiLeaks suspect seeks dismissal of 10 counts



Pfc. Bradley Manning is seeking the dismissal of no less than 10 criminal counts against him.

The weaponization of domestic drones

The deployment of unmanned aircraft by law enforcement agencies within the continental United States is obviously a controversial topic.

Military eyes Helikites for surveillance and comms

The Pentagon has long been interested in blimps for a wide range of missions including surveillance, reconissance and communications.

Pentagon tests combat blast gauge

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the signature wound of conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan - with conservative estimates placing the number of US troops suffering from TBI at more than 200,000.

Anonymous infiltrates Department of Justice server

Hackers linked to the Anonymous collective have breached the digital perimeter protecting the Department of Justice (DoJ) network. 



Anon hacktivists target Chicago Police Department

A hacktivist group loosely associated with Anonymous targeted the Chicago Police Department over the weekend as mass protests against NATO spilled over into the digital realm.

Sustained DDoS attack targets WikiLeaks and Pirate Bay


WikiLeaks is slowly recovering from a sustained denial-of-service attack (DDoS) that lasted approximately 72 hours.

Anonymous claims access to classified US databases

Christopher Doyon, aka Commander X, faces 15 years in prison for assaulting the county website of Santa Cruz, California to protest the forcible removal of a homeless encampment on the courthouse steps. 



'TeamPoison spokesman' arrested in UK

A British teenager has been arrested on suspicion of being the spokesperson for TeamPoison, the hacking group that's attacked websites belonging to Mark Zuckerberg, Nicolas Sarkozy and Scotland Yard itself.

Anonymous takes on Putin's Russian Kremlin

Cyber activists associated with the Anonymous collective temporarily downed President Vladimir Putin's web site on Wednesday.



Interpol: Organized gangs threaten cyberspace


Organized international criminal gangs are reportedly responsible for orchestrating the majority of Internet scams.



US pipelines targeted in cyber attack

The US Department of Homeland Security warns that an ongoing cyber campaign is targeting natural gas infrastructure across the country. 



Leaked Twitter logins 'mostly spammers'

Twitter says it's investigating how nearly 60,000 user logins were posted online - but says the hack's not nearly as bad as it looks.