The United States government is buying up zero-day and other types of digital exploits found in popular software. Their official stated goal is to use these in developing attack programs.
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An unclassified US military network was breached earlier this year by Russian hackers who gained access to the network via an old unpatched vulnerability before being discovered hours later.
Brad Smith, Microsoft General Counsel, has issued a statement regarding the ongoing battle they are fighting over the US Government's claim on data stored in overseas datacenters.
US officials are attempting to sneak in a change to the rules governing search warrants that will allow US judges to issue worldwide search warrants in cases that involve computers and networks.
The US State Department, the NSA, and the FBI have had no luck in removing or blocking hackers from the State Department's network in the three months since the breach was first reported.
The US National Security Agency has been caught eavesdropping again using the firmware of hard drives to host its own spyware, according to the Russian computer security firm, Kaspersky Lab.
Ireland has filed an amicus brief to support Microsoft in its fight against the US government and the quasi-legal ways that the United States is trying to obtain data stored in foreign countries.
In the middle of an appeals process, Microsoft is trying to fight back against the US government's demand on the company's customers' data, by going on a PR campaign to get the public on its side.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, is meeting with a number of republicans in Congress to discuss major issues of the day and Microsoft's position on them, such as immigration and privacy reform.
Following Microsofts loss at court vs the U.S. government in a legal battle that requires the company to hand over emails stored in Ireland, the company reaffirmed its commitment to customer privacy.
A new report claims 10 percent of the PCs used by the U.S government, including some on classified military networks, will still be using Windows XP when support for the OS ends April 8th.
The U.S. government filed a lawsuit against Sprint this week, claiming the wireless carrier overcharged them by $21 million in expenses. Sprint has denied the allegations.
Apple has denied reports of their involvement with the NSA to create backdoors in iOS for spying on iPhone users after revelations published by a German magazine and security expert Jacob Appelbaum.
The US Government has been sued by software maker Apptricity for running unlicensed copies of their military software, for which the Government has agreed to pay $50 million as damages for settlement.
A number of websites run by the U.S. government, including the Library of Congress and the Federal Trade Commission sites, could go offline Tuesday if Congress can't approve a budget.
Microsoft announced today it "will move forward with litigation" against the U.S. government in its quest to reveal more information about the online security requests it receives from the government.
For a PSA video showing emergency alert notifications, the United States government has decided to edit iOS onto a Nokia Lumia 920, rather than simply showing the operating system running on an iPhone
Today, the US government and Apple face off in court, with Apple accused of attempting to fix the price of e-books in cooperation with several book publishers. Apple has denied the charges.
WikiLeaks is back up and running again, in the aftermath of the DDoS attacks by the mysterious 'AntiLeaks' group that followed the release of 'TrapWire' survillance documents.
The government is investigating if two Chinese smartphone makers, Huawei and ZTE, have been subsidized by China's government and if they pose a security risk in the US.
A new report claims that the US government has the right to seize any .com domain name, even those hosted and owned by overseas companies, due to the domains being managed by the US-based VeriSign.
The director of the National Security Agency has claimed that the hacker group Anonymous is a bigger threat than most people believe and that the group could be capable of causing power outages.
A custom version of Google's Android mobile operating system is scheduled to be used in smartphones that will be used by US government and military officials for classified documents.
The amount of money that Apple has on hand is now more than what the US government has to pay its bills.