An internal bug-tracking database was compromised by a sophisticated hacking group, but the company was slow in disclosing to the public the extent of the potential damage, five ex-employees said.
According to a new report by The New York Times, Israeli hackers who had penetrated Kaspersky Lab's network discovered Russian agents were using the antivirus as a "Google for sensitive information".
Proofpoint has released a report outlining how hackers managed to create malware-filled fake update-ads for popular Internet browsers that millions of people were exposed to while on PornHub.
Facebook has shared more details on the Russian ads which were displayed to users during the 2016 US presidential election, stating that 25% of the ads weren't even shown to users due to irrelevance.
The Department of Homeland Security briefed officials from 21 US states who were believed to have been the target of hacking activities by foreign parties in the lead-up to the 2016 election.
The Virginia State Election Board has approved plans by the Department of Elections to decertify and replace all current touchscreen machines due to hacking concerns and lack of paper audit trails.
Amid fears of Russian spying and so-called back doors, one of the largest retailers in the US has removed all Kaspersky software solutions from store shelves, citing 'too many unanswered questions'.
With the Internet-of-Things becoming something that is part of our everyday lives, cyber security has become a hot topic, with the most recent threat being to internet connected pacemakers.
Cyber security company IO Active has released a report outlining a number of vulnerabilities that many current robots have that leave them open to hacking and potentially able to cause harm.
Hackers compromised the cryptocurrency investment platform Enigma and managed to get people to send funds to them through the company's Slack channel, website, and mailing lists.
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.
WikiLeaks has been busy since the start of the year continuing to publish information on digital exploits and malware supposedly used by the US government to target and spy on our phones and laptops.
After months of analysis, a security researcher discovered that the Segway miniPRO could be compromised, allowing interested attackers to track down and take control of these hoverboards.
Following the G20 summit, President Trump has revealed on Twitter that he talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin about creating an "impenetrable Cyber Security unit."
After first denying the leak of over a hundred thousand clients' credit card details, leading UK motoring organization, the AA, was exposed after the details found their way onto the internet.
Wikileaks has exposed a targeted attack against systems running Linux with traffic re-routing malware known as 'OutlawCountry', after a massive data dump by the controversial online leaker.
Police said the two men are believed to be part of a larger group that was allegedly attempting to gain unauthorized access to Microsoft's systems, in order to steal data about its customers.
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.
An international security think tank has released a report on cyber security vulnerabilities that it sees in Trident, which could lead to numerous catastrophic scenarios, including missile launches.
Research conducted by cyber security firm WhiteScope, has found the pacemaker programmers from four different major manufacturers are vulnerable to 8,000 different bugs that hackers could exploit.
A security expert from Google has found a link between the global ransomware attack known as WannaCry and the hacker group Lazarus, who have been accused of working on behalf of North Korea.
Hospitals, universities, tech companies, Petrochina, and numerous government offices are a part of the nearly 30,000 Chinese establishments affected by the recent ransomware attacks.
Donald Trump has issued another executive order, this time, for a review of the country's cyber security. It comes on the back of media stories surrounding alleged Russian and Chinese hacking.
At the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, Microsoft Edge emerged as the least secure browser after being hacked at least five times. On the other hand, Google Chrome arose unscathed.
The DoJ is looking to indict four people who were allegedly involved in at least one of the attacks that left hundreds of millions of Yahoo user accounts exposed. Three of them are living in Russia.
Porn peddling website YouPorn has joined forces with HackerOne to help the firm identify software vulnerabilities on its platform, with a maximum reward of $25,000 for the most serious weaknesses.
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike reported that Russian hackers used an Android malware variant to track and report on Ukrainian artillery movements, as well as Democratic emails during the US election.
Researchers have uncovered a security flaw, that would let an attacker guess the numbers and security details of a credit card simply by using legitimate online shopping sites.
The European Commission became the target of a massive distributed denial of service on Thursday. No data was breached, though internet service was taken out for the better part of the day.
The target list includes journalists from the New York Times, GQ, Politco and other publications but also diplomats, professors and security researchers. The attacks took place over the last month.
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.
A new study by Terbium Labs has shown that the majority of the dark web, accessible through Tor, is in fact legal content. Drugs make up, by far, the largest section of illegal content.
Activists from Fight for the Future have launched a new tech support hotline for non-technology-savvy members of Congress who are clueless about last week's DDoS attacks.
Waves of DDoS cyber attacks have hit at least two internet service providers this morning, causing popular websites like Netflix, Twitter, and Reddit to go offline for an extended period of time.
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 data dump of exploits supposedly taken from the NSA has revealed security flaws in Cisco's products. The company admitted the flaws are real but only one has been patched until now.
A group of hackers claim to have hacked another group of hackers, the latter of whom are strongly tied to the NSA. If real, this is one of the few times the NSA has been publicly compromised.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
A hacker is claiming to have stolen around 655,000 healthcare records from three US-based companies. The records were stored in plaintext and are now up for sale for other cyber criminals.
Despite claims that the Democratic National Committee's servers were hacked by a lone individual called Guccifer 2, researchers have confirmed that the attack originated from Russian intelligence.