Despite claims to the contrary, General Keith Alexander argues that the NSA is actually doing its part to protect US citizens.
Retired U.S. Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright has been informed he is under investigation as the source of leaks to the media regarding the sophisticated virus, NBC News reports.
Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.
Online gallery Computer Virus Catalog sees artists from around the world interpreting and visualising the most famous viruses to hit our hard drives.
Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.
The CEO of the networking giant warns that revelations of NSA spying are undermining confidence in the tech industry.
The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.
Sophisticated virus was intended to knock offline an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility but strayed from its intended target about two years ago.
German firm G Data Security alleges that newly detected malware known as "Uroburos" was made by the Russian government.