The Big Message in the Iranian Cyber Indictments: Deterrence

The Justice Department wants to send a message to Congress and the public: We’re deterring cyberattacks.

Justice Launches Cyber Task Force

The task force will examine cyber efforts to undermine elections and critical infrastructure.

Two Charged With Jackpotting Theft

The Justice Department announced charges against two for making a Connecticut ATM spit out cash.

GAO Will Probe ‘Fake Comments’ to Regulatory Agencies

Democrats on House commerce panel want Justice Department involvement too.

Company That Used Russian Coders for Pentagon Project Strikes Deal

The subcontractor that hired the coders signed a non-prosecution deal to end a criminal investigation.

Inside CA Technologies' $45M False Claims Settlement

While rare, these sorts of settlements are not unheard of in federal IT contracting.

2 Russian Spies Charged in Yahoo Breach of 500M Accounts

Russian journalists, U.S. and Russian government officials, a Russian cybersecurity firm’s employees, and other private-sector employees were targeted.

How Will the Public Learn About Cyberattacks Under President Trump?

Unlike his predecessor, the president-elect doesn’t seem to trust the intelligence community to investigate state-sponsored hackers.

Task Force Urges Loosening Reins on Hacking Victims to Fight Back

The report promotes "active defense" measures including locking up a hacker’s network until stolen information is returned.

Lawmakers Press Justice Department on Expanded Police Hacking Powers

The expanded hacking authority will go into effect Dec. 1 unless Congress intervenes.

How Will Terrorists Use the Internet of Things? The Justice Department Is Trying to Figure That Out

As the business of connected devices explodes, DOJ joins other agencies in evaluating the national-security risks.

Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Sentenced to 52 Months

Marcel Lehel Lazar, 44, will serve time for unauthorized access to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

Baltimore Police Say Aerial Surveillance Not a 'Secret Spy Program'

The department has been using technology developed for Iraq war operations on the city since January, and failed to tell the public.

Commerce, Energy and Justice Departments Get Generally Positive Cyber Assessments

Agencies' inspectors general are submitting reports as part of the 2015 Cybersecurity Act.

After Errant Melania Tweet, DOJ Rethinks Social Media Policy

The department is making "procedural changes" to the way the social media team operates.

Privacy Groups -- and Uber -- Challenge FBI’s Attempt to Bypass Privacy Act

Under a proposed exemption, people whose information was stored in FBI’s massive biometric database would not be permitted to know.

DHS: Agencies Reported 321 Cases of Potential Ransomware

In all cases, the "ransomware" infections were neutralized without agencies having to pay up.