China remains the largest culprit, with 41 percent of fourth-quarter observed attack traffic originating in the country, up from 33 percent in the third quarter.
A new report by McAfee shows that hacking and cybercrime is costing the global economy billions; however, it's not as bad as was previously reported.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper presents his yearly congressional report on security threats facing the nation. Cyberattacks appear for the first time -- and get top billing.
With recent news of cyberspying and hacks, legislators plan to bring back the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and the president plans to issue an executive order on cybersecurity, say reports.
Following a string of cyberattacks allegedly coming from China, the U.S. government is debating what from the response should take.
According to a new report, denial-of-service attacks rose by a staggering 170 percent last year, and corporations need to learn how to better defend themselves.
The company also says the U.S. still has a long way to go to catch up with No. 1 South Korea in terms of average broadband speed, but the gap narrowed a bit in the third quarter.
The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran.
A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.
The security company's latest Threats Report shows a small decline in spam and a huge rise in the number of targeted attacks.