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.
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.
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.
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.
Beijing fires back, saying U.S. Commission's report that named China as prime suspect behind hacking attacks on U.S. government satellites "not worth a comment".
Reuters is reporting that the Chinese government is threatening Google with unspecified consequences if it continues to report hacking attacks attributed to within China. The People's Daily said that Google was "deliberately pandering to negative Western perceptions of China" with its "spurious...
Privacy concerns, censorship in China, undermining the business model of every partner they work with from Apple to mapping companies; Google often acts as a financially aware business without seeming to pay too much attention to its motto. Responding to a hacking attempt that they probably suspect is at least the very least condoned by the Chinese government by taking a stand – that’s doing both.
Open government? Call it Yahoo government.The hacking of Sarah Palin's Yahoo email has raised serious questions about whether she was trying to hide official government business from the public.
This is the season for predictions and Websense is out with its top 10 predictions and a couple of them are quite interesting. One of the more interesting ones is the prediction (more like hope) that the government nabs a big hacking group in 2008.
The New Zealand secret service has suggested the Chinese government was behind attacks on the country's networks.
Gary McKinnon has been confirmed to appear on the hackers' panel at Infosec.McKinnon, who is likely to be extradicted to the US to face charges of hacking US government computers, will face IT security professionals on Friday.
Security experts are split over Gary McKinnon's extradition for allegedly hacking US Government computer systems, while the majority of ZDNet UK readers polled do not think he should be tried in America
Former computer security specialist at Department of Education gets five months for hacking into supervisor's PC.
Defense officials admitted that cyberattacks launched from Chinese computers have been targeting systems across the government. But it's still not clear who's doing the hacking.
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