The government is increasingly turning its attention to hacking and cybersecurity issues. Now it's opening a new office in hopes of working with the talent that powers Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms.
The iPhone numbers in South Korea top the preorders seen for Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 over a similar period, says the Wall Street Journal.
In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.
The hackers used data stolen from the IRS to file fraudulent tax returns and received $50 million before they were caught, according to the report.
An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.
Silicon Valley is pouring more money into Internet security companies than ever before.
The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.
Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.
Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.
A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."