Senate passes broad bill which criminalises child pornography, cyberstalking, identity theft, and hacking government computers.
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The Australian government has defied a Senate motion calling for the release of the source code to the AEC's election vote counting software on fears the software could be manipulated or hacked.
News broke Saturday alleging the US government would take steps to block Chinese attendees from America's biggest hacking conferences. Black Hat says, "not us."
The Chinese government is urging its domestic banks to replace high-end IBM servers with locally-manufactured servers in the wake of the US-Chinese hacking scandal, according to a report by Bloomberg.
The Korean government has developed a security chip to protect smartphones from hacking reports ZDNet Korea's Park Soo-hyung.
A skirmish erupted last week when hacking group NullCrew successfully broke into tactical communications company Klas Telecom. The global government contractor had an interesting response to its attackers.
The proposed portal will help India get information on crime such as hacking and misuse of social media platforms, especially when servers are based in the U.S.
Although organised online crime has largely been considered to be state sponsored, Symantec now claims that it has uncovered a highly organised 50- to 100-strong hacking group in China that can be hired out to conduct attacks globally.
Former NSA contractor reportedly provided documents pointing to the U.S. government hacking of major Chinese telcos, Internet submarine cable giant Pacnet, and Chinese research institute Tsinghua University.
The government says current computer crime law does not address current information security issues, and is planning a public hearing for citizen participation in the law revision, which is expected to take three years.
Communications and information technology minister pinpointed the four nations as destinations from which hacking attacks were carried out against Indonesia's government Web sites.
A former government official says the U.S. believes Iran was behind a spate of cyberattacks on U.S. banks, despite claims from a hacking group that it was behind the attempted hacks.
One of the strongest backers for Australian telecommunications companies to hold customer data for access by government agencies can't itself provide data on how long it usually requires that data for crime investigation to be stored.
The Australian government has opened up next year's hacking competition to university students, issuing the challenge to break into and fix a virtual business.
The US is not going to push for British hacking suspect Ryan Cleary to be extradited there, his lawyer has said.Cleary is suspected of being a member of the hacking collective LulzSec, which last year attacked the US Senate, the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).
A man has been arrested in the West Midlands on suspicion of hacking an abortion provider's website and obtaining limited information about the site's visitors.The Met's Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) raided an address in Wednesbury in the early hours of Friday morning, following a complaint on Thursday.
Microsoft is to offer a real-time intelligence feed of botnet and e-crime data to public and private sector subscribers, according to security company Kaspersky.Data from networks of compromised computers will be among the information on offer to ISPs, CERTs, government agencies and private companies, Kaspersky said in a blog post on Wednesday.
Cyber-stalkers, fraudsters and other criminals could be banned from accessing the internet, under proposals being considered by the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office.As part of the UK's Cyber Security Strategy, the government may broaden the scope of how it can enforce Serious Crime Prevention Orders to block criminals, sex offenders and others from accessing the internet, it announced on Friday.
The US Department of Justice is defending computer hacking laws that make it a crime to use a fake name on Facebook, or lie about your weight in an online dating profile at a site like Match.com.
The government is to place the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit inside the new National Crime Agency, as it regroups previously dispersed units into a single organisation supported by regional e-crime hubs
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