Smoke rises from the US consulate in Benghazi on September 11th, 2012,  following an attack in which US ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed. Photograph: Reuters/Esam Al-Fetori

The United States has captured the man it suspects was the ringleader of the attack on the country’s consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in September 201(...)

Phil Mickelson: “I have co-operated with the government in this investigation and will continue to do so. I wish I could fully discuss this matter, but under the current circumstances it’s just not possible.”

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he’s not aware of any investigation involving him and golfer Phil Mickelson regarding trades related to Clorox Co(...)

A file image of Phil Mickelson during the  2013 PGA Championship  at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. Reports suggest the golfer is being  investigating over possible insider trading.  Photograph: Reuters

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire in(...)

The request to Virtu Financial comes as the firm attempts to go public, a process delayed after the March 31st publication of the  latest book by Michael Lewis (above) sparked unprecedented scrutiny of high-frequency traders.  Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Virtu Financial, a high-frequency trader trying to sell shares in an initial public offering, has grabbed the attention of New York’s attorney (...)

Dutch police said today they were questioning a 14-year-old girl in connection with an apparent threat she sent to American Airlines via Twitter over the weekend. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Dutch police said today they were questioning a 14-year-old girl in connection with an apparent threat she sent to American Airlines via Twitte(...)

Polish prosecutors alleged today that a local executive with US firm Hewlett-Packard paid bribes worth over $500,000 in exchange for help winni(...)

Kim Dotcom at thelaunch of  file sharing site Mega in Auckland last year. The New Zealand based cloud storage company plans a NZ$210 million ($179.4 million) listing on the local stock exchange through a reverse takeover of a local investment shell company.

Kim Dotcom, one of the world’s most wanted cyber fugitives, has gloated over a deal that will see a cloud storage firm he founded while on bai(...)

Family members of passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia today. A total of 22 aircraft and 40 ships are combing the South China Sea to locate a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 239 people on board that was missing and feared crashed at sea. Photograph: EPA/STR

Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-fli(...)

Bitcoins are created, or “mined”, in a process using a network of computers that solve complex mathematical problems as part of a process that verifies and permanently records the details of every bitcoin transaction that is made. At current prices, the bitcoin market is worth about $7 billion.  Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Any regulation of the bitcoin crypto-currency should involve international cooperation to avoid loopholes, Japanese vice finance minister Jiro (...)

FBI director James Comey gave the keynote address at an RSA conference in San Francisco last night.

Greater cooperation and information sharing between the security industry, businesses and the FBI would enable improved defenses against terror(...)