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White House cyber official: U.S. beating China in race to quantum supremacy

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 week ago

A White House official overseeing cyber said Monday that the U.S. is beating China in a race for quantum supremacy but at least one expert called that premise debatable.

Analysis of well-known Iranian hacking group points to more purely financial attacks

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The government-linked hacking activity is both an intel-gathering effort as well as a money maker, researchers say.

Office of the National Cyber Director hires Microsoft exec, CIA official

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

The Office of the National Cyber Director has hired several new staffers to strengthen its ability to fight significant hacks and coordinate how the U.S. responds to them.

Multiple government hacking groups stay busy targeting Ukraine and the region, Google researchers say

by AJ Vicens • 3 weeks ago

Multiple ongoing hacking efforts are either connected to or using the Russian military assault to target a wide range of entities.

Microsoft Federal's Steve Faehl on OMB and the 'easier on-ramp to zero trust'

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

CyberScoop speaks with Microsoft Federal Security CTO Steve Faehl at the Zero Trust Summit.

SolarWinds hackers set up phony media outlets to trick targets

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

New infrastructure, old tricks.

Microsoft ties January Ukraine attack to notorious Sandworm group

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

Expect to see more attacks, Microsoft says.

Musk's plans to make Twitter's algorithms public raises disinformation conundrum

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

Opening up the algorithms might not lead to hacks, but cyber mischief could still follow.

Group behind Emotet botnet malware testing new methods to get around Microsoft security

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

Recent changes to Microsoft automation capabilities may be forcing cybercrime operators to adapt.

Zero-day exploits found and disclosed hit a record high in 2021, Google Project Zero says

by AJ Vicens • 1 month ago

There were 58 total. The good news: Detection and disclosure of zero-day exploits have increased, the research team says.