US bill forces tech companies to disclose foreign software checks

Technology companies could soon be forced to reveal if they have allowed agencies in countries such as China and Russia to closely examine their software. The legislation -- part of the Pentagon's spending bill -- was drafted in response to a Reuters...

Symantec refuses Russia request for source code access

Security firm Symantec will no longer allow Russian authorities to inspect its source code, according to Reuters. "It poses a risk to the integrity of our products that we are not willing to accept," the company's Kristen Batch said. The worry is tha...

McAfee Released McAfee Labs Threats Report


McAfee Labs has issued a recent report on the dark network of cyber crimes. McAfee's Q4 2013 threats report sheds light on the dark web. The dark web is a sprawling place where all sorts of crimes...