Jan 20, 2012 -Anonymous takes down government sites after Megaupload is seized for copyright infringement. Governor declares Virginia as the nation's cybersecurity center. Russian hackers halt operations after their identities are revealed by security researchers. And more.
Jan 19, 2012 -The FBI says pranks calls reporting hostage situations and shootings are stretching police resources. The Feds say procedures weren't followed, but octogenarians weren't strip searched. A computer virus that only activates at night was sending data from a college computer lab for 10 years undetected. And more.
Jan 13, 2012 -Civil rights groups worry about local police use of aerial drones. A private company collects license plate data to make available to law enforcement. Prosecutors call for more disclosure from companies about data breaches. And more.
Jan 09, 2012 -The City of Seattle sues a defense attorney for requesting dash cam video. A Venezuelan diplomat is being asked to leave the country for her involvement in plots against the United States. Symantec confirms it was hacked. And more.
Dec 05, 2011 -Google announced last week that it would be expanding the program, Safe Browsing Alerts for Network Administrators, to also include malicious domains to the information available to Web site administrators.
Dec 05, 2011 -A new cybersecurity bill aims to protect companies from lawsuits after information breaches. Officers sue their agencies after being dismissed for "having opinions." Authorities make the biggest child porn bust in history. And more.