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Democratic groups and figures weren’t the only ones targeted in Russia’s suspected campaign to influence last year’s election. The country’s cyberspies also targeted computers from state-level Republican groups and stole information from local voter registration records, FBI director James Comey said.
The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.
A bill has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives that would require that law enforcement agencies get a warrant before they poke around users’ emails and other communications in the cloud that are older than 180 days.
The billionaire head of China's biggest e-commerce retailer met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to promote his site by dangling the possibility of a million new U.S. jobs.
Russia dismissed a U.S. intel report claiming that the Kremlin meddled with the presidential election, saying the accusations were “unfounded” and driving a “witch-hunt.”
Uber Technologies is offering data from trips on its ride-hailing platform to city officials, planners and policymakers to help them better understand traffic patterns and invest in infrastructure.
A highly anticipated U.S. intelligence report claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to covertly influence last year’s presidential election in favor for Donald Trump.
After meeting with U.S. intelligence leaders on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump withheld any endorsement of their findings that Russia tried to meddle with the recent election.
The FBI may have been forced into a misstep when investigating whether Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee – it never directly examined the DNC servers that were breached.
The U.S. government should consider a broad range of retaliations against Russia for its attempts to interfere with November's presidential election, the outgoing director of national intelligence recommended.
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Google, with the company's ability to win government contracts at risk.
How do you prove Russia meddled with the presidential election? That's a question the U.S. government is facing, but may never fully answer, at least not publicly.
The U.S. government has sanctioned Russia's main two intelligence agencies, four military intelligence officers and is kicking out 35 Russian diplomats over what it says was aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations around the 2016 presidential election.
Visitors to the U.S. under a visa waiver program are being asked by the Department of Homeland Security for information on their social media accounts, a plan that had drawn criticism from civil rights groups for its potential encroachment on privacy.
European governments must not oblige network operators to indiscriminately retain bulk customer communications data, the European Union's top court reaffirmed on Wednesday.
From hacks at Yahoo and the DNC to the rise of IoT botnets, these are the biggest security stories of 2016.