Security experts trace many of the world's cybercrime attacks to Russia. But Russian authorities never extradite suspects, and they allow hackers to operate with impunity - if they play by some ground rules.
One security expert says the highly-publicized breach of online dating website Ashley Madison appears to include the exposure of sensitive, personal details relating to between 100,000 to 150,000 registered customers in India.
The legal climate around cyberspace is gaining maturity, with nations such as China looking at the domain as being an integral part of national security. Cyber law expert Pavan Duggal shares insight on this evolution.
The Internal Revenue Service says cyber thieves may have accessed as many as 334,000 taxpayer accounts in a breach of its Get Transcript system, far more than the 114,000 accounts it originally estimated in May.
Italian surveillance software maker Hacking Team has confirmed that it was hacked and recommends police, law enforcement and government agencies suspend their use of its software, pending a full breach investigation.
India has yet to experience a data breach on the scale of Sony or Home Depot. But the market is growing, and so are breach risks, says Kroll's Reshmi Khurana. How must security leaders prepare their organizations?
The Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed the Intelligence Bureau to create a cybersecurity architecture and a specialised wing to augment infrastructure. This must be immediate, practical and real, experts say.
Polish airline LOT claims that a hack attack disrupted its ground-control computers, leaving the airline unable to issue flight plans and forcing it to cancel or delay flights, grounding 1,400 passengers.
The investigation into the U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach has reportedly found that foreign spies may have stolen deeply personal information on up to 14 million current and former federal workers, going back three decades.