Two Israeli officials tell BuzzFeed News that the intelligence shared by Trump "syncs up" with intelligence that Israel shared with its US counterparts.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

More than 150 countries across the world are being targeted in what cybersecurity experts say may be the biggest ransomware attack ever observed.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

The order calls for broad reviews of the federal government’s online vulnerabilities and creates standards for cybersecurity practices across various government agencies.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

The administration's stated reason is his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use. The FBI is also currently investigating possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia.

Salvador Hernandez • One year ago

They don't look like the normal faces you'd see on a tech campus. But Google's NightWatch team is building tools that the rest of the company might not consider.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Kaspersky has denied links to the Russian government, but US officials are raising doubts.

Ali Watkins • One year ago

By bypassing security precautions the average person would have in place, attackers just managed to launch what might be fastest-spreading spear phishing campaign in history.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

A new Google server in Cuba marks the first time a foreign internet company has been able to host content in the country.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

A new report from Trend Micro shows that the same hackers who attempted to sway the US election are active in both German and French politics these days.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Russia’s cyberwarfare operations are built on the back of their cybercriminal networks. Can the US and its allies take them down?

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Pyotr Levashov, known online as Peter Severa, was detained in Spain over the weekend. His wife says it’s because of his involvement with a “computer virus” linked to the election.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

“It’s not that the Russians are doing something others can’t do,” a US intelligence officer said. “It’s that Russian hackers are willing to go there, to experiment and carry out attacks that others countries would back away from.”

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Michael Flynn accepted money to speak at a conference organized by the US-arm of Kaspersky, a Russian cybersecurity firm.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

In a statement, Apple said that the bugs mentioned in the WikiLeaks dump of known vulnerabilities to iOS products have been fixed.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

The documents published by WikiLeaks don’t just endanger current US cyber operations — they provide a blueprint for anyone wanting to exploit the CIA’s cyber capabilities for their own purposes.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Take a breath and reread what was in the documents released by WikiLeaks Tuesday morning.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Ruslan Stoyanov was an influential investigator of Russia cybercrime before his December arrest by the Russian government on charges of treason.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

Some senior officials are using a new messaging app that may not be as secure as it claims. “We would not recommend this app to someone looking for secure messaging,” one expert told BuzzFeed News.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

The annual RSA conference was a place for the Obama White House to show its commitment to cybersecurity and have the government meet with the industry.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago

While the anti-secrecy group has said that they released all the emails that were provided to them, some messages are suspiciously missing. “The idea that Wikileaks and Julian Assange is about some kind of high minded transparency is totally completely full of shit,” a Democratic staffer said.

Sheera Frenkel • One year ago