Pavel Durov, Telegram's CEO, has revealed that he has been asked by the FBI on numerous occasions to include a backdoor in Telegram to give the agency access to user's information, but he refused.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
The FBI is advising large private firms against the continued use of products made by the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. Allegedly Kaspersky Lab can be exploited for espionage or other purposes.
Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher who first discovered the WannaCry kill switch, has been arrested by the FBI in Las Vegas over his alleged involvement in the creation of another malware.
The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have released a warning for the public to be wary of a North Korean state sponsored hacker group that has been operating for 8 years.
India's 'Forensic Science Laboratory' has purchased the tools used in the famous #ApplevsFBI San Bernardino iPhone case and offer its services to international law enforcement agencies.
Earlier this year, a hacking group claimed to have infiltrated some NSA systems and stolen the agency's cyber-weapons. Now the feds are quite sure, the sensitive files were leaked by contractor.
A new extensive report shows that numerous law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition software with no oversight whatsoever, and that half of the US adult population is on file.
The FBI is looking into its legal options about unlocking yet another terrorist's iPhone, which may embroil the federal agency in yet another dispute with the Cupertino-based tech giant.
According to a recent Reuters report, Yahoo received, and complied with, a 2015 request by government intelligence agencies to search all users' emails for specific information.
Earlier at a conference in Washington, FBI Director James Comey admitted that he covers up his webcam with tape, and he advises other people to follow suit, in order to prevent hackers from spying.
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of changes to some of the rules governing how the government can hack into devices. The new rules allow judges to give warrants outside of their jurisdictions.
From Microsoft savings and Priv price cuts, to HP's sleek Spectre, Surface phones, Quantum Break out, and a lick of paint for Google Play, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
It's been a pretty crazy and exciting week in the world of tech as Microsoft held its biggest developer conference of the year. We saw holograms, talked to bots, and caught up with technology.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has agreed to use its new found ability to unlock iOS devices for obtaining information from an iPhone 6 and an iPod belonging to two homicide suspects.
At its recent iPhone event, Apple reaffirmed its commitment to protect the privacy of its users and now the firm is reported to be designing its own servers to avoid backdoors in third-party hardware.
The FBI has asked to have their hearing with Apple tomorrow cancelled, as they believe that they may have another method to unlock the iPhone that was used by the San Bernardino shooter.
Researchers have discovered a way to break Apple's iMessage encryption and probe the device for the unlock key. With this, they got access to iCloud files sent through the iMessage platform.
The FBI has joined the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in voicing concerns about the cybersecurity of connected vehicles, as they continue to increase in popularity.
John Oliver chose the Apple vs FBI encryption battle as his topic for the latest Last Week Tonight. He discusses what's going on as well as the implications of it. Read on to watch the full video.
The latest update to the San Bernardino case suggests that law enforcement may be able to compel Apple into providing access to the iOS source code or the tech giant's private signature.
The UK's proposed Investigatory Powers Bill would make companies like Apple provide a backdoor in their products. To make things worse, the companies who do this would be subject to a gagging clause.
Following endorsements from several other companies in the tech world, Microsoft is now also publicly backing Apple in its fight against the FBI over access to the San Bernadino killer's phone.
Despite most of the tech industry's support for Apple in its case against the FBI, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates argued in a recent interview that Apple should comply with the agency's demands.
It's been quite an important week in tech news with countless leaks, lots of Windows 10 news, new handsets and the brewing of an epic fight between Apple and the FBI in the name of freedom.
Apple's tough stance on upholding the privacy of customer data appears to have been an exception to the rule, as the company repeatedly complied with the U.S. federal government for past requests.
Apple will not comply with a federal order to modify or decrypt the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, because this would undermine its customers' trust and security features of its products.
On Tuesday, Apple was ordered by a United States federal court to assist law enforcement in unlocking the iPhone that was owned by the shooter in the San Bernardino shooting, Syed Rizwan Farook.
More than 22,000 FBI and 9000 Homeland Security employees have had personal information leaked online today, after a hacker or group of hackers got access to the Department of Justice's intranet.
This afternoon, in front of a packed gallery, a New Zealand judge ruled that Kim Dotcom could be legally extradited to the US in order to face charges of copyright infringement.
An ex-executive of global finance and investment company Western Asset has been charged with illegally accessing his previous employer's email 100 times after leaving the company.
Microsoft leads EST, FBI, Interpol and Homeland Security to victory in taking down the million strong Win32/Dorkbot. Over the last six months the malware had been infecting over 100,000 PCs a month.
Following the doxing of CIA director John Brennan by a teenager belonging to a hacking group, the FBI has sent out an advisory to law enforcement officials warning them of a similar risk.
New information surfacing at the Cyber Security Summit 2015 suggests that the FBI is totally useless when it comes to ransomware. Their advice to ransomware victims is quite surprising.
Even though his ISP has closed its doors, Nicholas Merrill never stopped fighting his NSL gag order, and has defeated the FBI in federal court after 11 long years
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.
An early investigation into the recent Anthem breach, that might have exposed 80 million accounts, is starting to point to the usual suspects: the Chinese government and the DEEP PANDA hacking group
The FBI Director James Comey has chosen to do a bit of explaining on how the Bureau arrived at the conclusion that North Korea is behind the hack of Sony Pictures in 2014.
After a tip-off by the Google, the FBI has managed to locate and arrest a Colorado man with the screen-name "Vets Hunting Cops" for posting an online threat about killing police officers on YouTube.
The hackers behind the Sony hack have rickroll'd the FBI in a new message, as the evidence used by the US and the FBI to blame North Korea for the hack have been called into question.