Announcing the 2021 CyberScoop 50 awards winners
The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of security personnel working in and with the U.S. government.
Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says
Brandon Wales said at CyberWeek that the twin phenomena have increased the "prevalence and impact" of attacks.
State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials
The group is best known for targeting emails associated with former President Trump's re-election effort.
Iran-linked hackers targeted maritime and defense contractors, compromised Office 365 accounts
Less than 20 victims were successfully compromised.
Google blames suspected Russian hacking group for targeting 14,000 Gmail users
Several academics and journalists reported being targeted.
'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says
Rob Joyce also shared his agenda as director of cybersecurity.
Phone scammers use COVID-19 vaccine appointments to try tricking victims into downloading malware
Fictional regulations are also a focus of the latest alerts.
Espionage group targeted hotels, governments, seized on Microsoft Exchange vulnerability
ESET said it discovered the group, which has been active since 2019.
CISA, FBI, NSA warn of increased attacks involving Conti ransomware
The Conti ransomware gang has already been linked to several major attacks this year.
Momentum builds to strengthen FTC's role as privacy enforcer, though hurdles remain
The agency is poised for a reboot.