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.

An Israeli Firm Is Helping the FBI Unlock That iPhone

Cellebrite makes a product called the UFED Touch billed as being able to “extract, decode and analyze evidentiary data” from a range of mobile phones.

The FBI May Be Able to Unlock the iPhone Without Apple’s Help

The Justice Department is testing a new method to get into the San Bernardino shooter’s phone.

Justice, DHS Probe Hack Allegedly Made Possible By DOJ Help Desk

A hacktivist claims a help desk aided his intrusion into a computer containing contact information on some 9,000 DHS personnel and 20,000 FBI employees.

Computer Scientists in Short Supply at FBI, Watchdog Warns

Cyber teams at five FBI field offices across the country don't have a single computer scientist on staff.

Justice Department to Require Warrants for Cell Phone Tracking Technology

The new policy does not apply to state and local police departments that have used cell-site simulators to track criminals

DOJ Refuses to Release Secret Cybersecurity Memo

Sen. Ron Wyden says the memo is crucial to the Senate's upcoming cybersecurity debate.