British teen arrested in hacking case

British police arrested a 17-year-old from Thursday as part of a hacking investigation, the City of London Police announced Friday.

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Researchers unearth hacking group that's been active, yet undetected for years

by AJ Vicens

The group has targeted telecommunications, internet service providers and universities in the Middle East and Africa, researchers said.

Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds

by Tonya Riley

A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.

Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley

Sen. Mark Warner said "new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture."

Senator slams U.S. courts agency for 'stonewalling' inquiry into cyberattack

by AJ Vicens

Sen. Ron Wyden said the courts administrators' lack of answers about the breach "is a major red flag about the state of the courts’ systems."

Cyberspace Solarium Commission members push to advance remaining recommendations

by Suzanne Smalley

The group is hoping to advance ideas such as a National Cybersecurity Certification and Labeling Authority and a Bureau of Cyber Statistics.

Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress

by Tonya Riley

They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.

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