U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Pollard’s release was not tied to the nuclear agreement with Iran.
A lawyer representing Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez’s family in Amman told BuzzFeed News that his uncle had been held for five days without access to a lawyer.
The Pakistani government is reaching out to U.S. and European companies to help it build a sophisticated mass surveillance system, according to a new report published by the London-based Privacy International advocacy group.
The fraud detection company hired by the government to help employees is overwhelmed with requests, though no one is sure if the credit cards being reported as stolen were part of the OPM hack, or just old-fashioned hacking.
The “Yemen Cyber Army” seemed to appear out of thin air to carry out one of the most audacious attacks of the year. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel investigates who they are.
Passport information for Hillary Clinton, Victoria Nuland, and other U.S. diplomats was found in Saudi diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks Friday.
The letter from the diplomat was made public as part of the Wikileaks dump of over 500,000 diplomatic cables from the Saudi Foreign Ministry.
A new documentary features interviews with several of the world’s most-wanted hackers, many of whom come from a small, central Romanian town.
“We must deter future attacks,” one senator told BuzzFeed News.
With little information provided to them, staffers are left in the dark about the breach that affected as many as 14 million current and former employees.
An IDF spokesman said Israel had closed its investigation into the deaths of the four children, who were killed when Israel’s air force shelled a beach in Gaza.
None of the hotels BuzzFeed News reached seemed aware of a new report claiming that a virus was used to infiltrate computers at hotels that were hosting talks over Iran’s nuclear program. Israel has denied the report.
Cybersecurity experts now believe that the attack on France’s TV5Monde — which shut all television broadcasts for 18 hours — was likely carried out by Russian hackers.
According to hackers, anyways.
Government officials said Friday that the hack could be much bigger than originally suspected, involving highly sensitive information.
The Saudi foreign ministry confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it had been hacked. The breach includes the passport information of U.S. nationals who visited Saudi Arabia, as well as internal government communications.
Hackers got tax information for over 100,000 people from the IRS.
The attack comes after a spate of similar cyber security breaches at large companies in the United States.
The U.S. Department of Justice has named six Chinese nationals — including three former University of Southern California students — as part of a conspiracy to steal U.S. cell phone technology.
New types of attacks led by groups based out of China have been highlighted in reports by Kaspersky and FireEye.