Politics

Germany blames Russia for 'aggressive cyber espionage'

Moscow targets EU's biggest economy with disinformation campaign and hacking ahead of 2017 election, Germany says.

Cyber Security

The Kremlin and the US election

Ambiguity surrounds the Russian intervention with the 2016 US elections and the measures taken to prevent it.

by Joseph S Nye

Cyber Security

We need to resist censorship of cyberspace

I'm among the liberal US journalists and professors whom Google warned were targeted by government-backed attackers.

by Kara Alaimo

Cyber Security

Global police smash huge online crime network: Europol

"Avalanche" launched malware infections in more than 180 countries with damages in the hundreds of millions of euros.

Russia

Under surveillance in Russia

How and why Russia has been intensifying surveillance of activists, journalists and opposition figures.

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Cyber Security

Cyber warfare: The new international warfront

Faced with increased cyber attacks, US government is balancing attack on and defense from hackers and cyber criminals.

Cyber Security

Hackers cripple US internet in wide-scale cyber attack

WikiLeaks implied its supporters may be behind the attack and asked them to "stop taking down the US internet".

Counting the Cost

Cyber crime: The rise of the digital mafia

We examine how cyber thieves are hacking the world's financial architecture and why it's not just about money.

Cyber Security

Algerian hacker sentenced to 15 years in US jail

Hamza Bendelladj and Russian codefendant sentenced for using computer virus to steal millions of dollars.

Cyber Security

Majd Oweida: The jailed robot designer from Gaza

Israel has accused the 23-year-old talent scout of cyber-crime, in a case his family calls incomprehensible.

Cyber Security

'Happy' Algerian hacker faces prison time in the US

Algerian hacker convicted of using popular computer virus to steal millions of dollars from hundreds of bank accounts.

Science & Technology

Turkey to investigate personal data leak

Justice minister confirms leak after hackers post purported personal data of about 50 million Turkish citizens online.

Cyber Security

Hamza Bendelladj: Is the Algerian hacker a hero?

Hamza Bendelladj will be sentenced after allegedly stealing from US banks and giving to Palestinian charities.

Politics

China says thousands arrested for online crime

Amid crackdown on public dissent, security ministry says 15,000 people held as part of a drive to "clean the internet".

Philippines

Philippine authorities crack down on child pornography

After warnings from Interpol and the FBI, the Philippine government is stepping up its fight against child sex crimes.