More and more governments are using cyberweapons like malware and DDoS attacks against internal critics and dissidents, making them them the second-most-common form of repression after actual arrests, according to a new report from human rights group Freedom House.
The discovery by Kaspersky Lab marks at least the fifth zero-day exploit used by the so-called BlackOasis group and exposed by security researchers since June 2015.
Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says his country has taken advantage of offensive cyberweapons against the Islamic State.
The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.
The U.S. military's reported inability to effectively “drop cyber bombs” on ISIS is raising new questions about the military’s "cyber weapons arsenal."
The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.