In Worrisome Move, Kaspersky Agrees to Turn Over Source Code to US Government

Over the last couple of weeks, there’s been a disturbing trend of governments demanding that private tech companies share their source code if they want to do business. Now, the US government is giving the same ultimatum and it’s getting what it wants. Read More >>

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Russia’s Mysterious Cyber Treason Case Just Got Even Sketchier

Late last year, top cybersecurity investigators from a private firm and Russian intelligence were arrested in dramatic fashion. One was dragged out of a meeting with a bag over his head. All were disappeared. Details were scare at the time, but revelations from a new Reuters report now only complicate what we know. Read More >>

Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Hacking Investigator for Treason

Under mysterious circumstances, Russia has arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, head of computer incidents investigations unit at the huge cybersecurity firm at Kaspersky. He’s been charged with treason. Read More >>

Kaspersky Accused of Faking Malware to Dupe Rivals

Russian cyber-security Kaspersky has come under fire, after former employees accused the company of creating fake malware and viruses to trick competitors, sending them on needless bug-squashing quests. Read More >>

Want a Hackproof Car? Ditch Your Fancy Connected Dashboard Sound System

A hackable car would once have seemed like plot device for a William Gibson novel. But as our wheels become increasingly connected, they open themselves up to the same threats as any other computing device. Wireless car hacks are an increasingly common concern for UK police forces, with 16 keyless wireless thefts occurring in the capital every day. Read More >>

Watch That Wi-Fi: Hackers Use Hotel Internet to Steal Nuclear Secrets

Security researchers recently identified an elite team of possibly state-sponsored hackers that infiltrate hotel Wi-Fi networks to gain access to the computers of high-level executives and leaders, probably to steal nuclear secrets. They're calling this band of cyber-spies DarkHotel. Read More >>