Facebook admitted on Thursday that it had uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their knowledge or consent, in the latest revelation about user data compromised by the social media giant.
The threat of cyber attacks is a serious and increasing threat to local governments according to a briefing given this week to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Board.
Both suspects have been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, as well as conspiracy to commit various forms of computer fraud.
When a Twitter employee deactivated President Donald Trump’s Twitter account on the last day on the job, the act created a staggering national security black hole. Here’s why.
Whether it’s robocalling people perceived as hostile to the Russian government or launching intricately scripted hoaxes, it’s all believed to be a part of the Russian military’s new information warfare division — designed specifically to fight the U.S. and the West.
Experts say the data breach at the credit reporting company Equifax could be the costliest breach ever. Here are some things you can do to protect your data and yourself.
One of the biggest risks to identity theft is digital disorder, but the National Cyber Security Alliance says taking time once a year to declutter your digital life can go a long way in preventing you from being victimized.
Computer users have one more thing to think about when picking anti-virus software: Where was the security software made?
Having your passwords stored in your browser is certainly a big convenience, but no matter how you look at it, the price you’ll pay is some level of security.
In addition to nine “mega-breaches” of personal data in 2015, tens of millions of personal records were likely exposed or stolen by cyber criminals the same year but went unreported, according to a new cyber security report.
A look at what some local members of Congress have on their plates for 2016.
WASHINGTON — The recent barrage of stories about computer security attacks are enough to make you unplug your computer and go back to reading books and writing letters. Well, it turns out there’s another one…
National Counterintelligence Executive says the risk of hacking gets stronger every day.
After some Yahoo email addresses and passwords were stolen, it\’s a good time to make some security changes to your email account even if you\’re not a Yahoo mail user.
When cyber crooks lay their online traps, D.C. computer addresses
are among their favorites to target, according to a cybersecurity firm.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.