As Methbot trial gets underway, prosecutors say a former scammer will testify against alleged ringleader

Aleksandr Zhukov has consistently denied involvment since his arrest in Bulgaria.

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Google to make multi-factor authentication its default mode

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

"If they succeed this will probably be one of the most important cybersecurity improvements this decade," one security researcher said.

Russian agent accused of interfering in US elections is back meddling online, Facebook says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

Andriy Derkach is tied to a new influence campaign.

DOD expands vulnerability disclosure program, giving hackers more approved targets

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

The expansion comes as the DOD eyes broader changes for its Vulnerability Disclosure Program.

UN cybercrime proposal could help autocrats stifle free speech, rights group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Many cybercrime laws aren't really about cybercrime.

CISA used new subpoena power to contact US companies vulnerable to hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

It’s an authority the agency has long sought as CISA officials struggled to communicate with some vendors .

Florida homecoming queen faces up to 16 years after alleged scheme to hack high school contest

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

She and her mother could spend a maximum of 16 years in prison each.

Twitter restricts account of Intrusion Truth, which doxxes suspected Chinese hackers

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Qualys researchers uncover 21 bugs in Exim mail servers

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

It's the kind of access the NSA has described as a "dream" for Russian hackers.

After more than a decade, SentinelOne researchers weed out Dell vulnerabilities

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

Dell issued fixes for the issues in question.

Apple issues security update for WebKit flaws

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

There are reports hackers have been exploiting the bugs.