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White House slaps sanctions on Russian cyber activities while blaming SVR for SolarWinds campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The White House said it has "high confidence" that Russia's SVR is responsible for the SolarWinds intrusions.

Army warns of QR code scams amid pandemic

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Touch-free payments are attractive until thieves drain your bank account.

White House releases maritime cybersecurity update

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Ports and shipping lanes are ripe for adversaries' exploits, and the military sees potential threats to its force projection, too.

Everything you need to know about voting by mail

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

While cybersecurity doesn't come to mind with the mail, we've have a guide that explains the security behind the process.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

This matters more: How cyber pros are confronting racism in their own ranks, and beyond

by Sean Lyngaas, Greg Otto, Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

The past week has forced the cybersecurity community to look inward and consider how its skills can secure more than computers.

The governor's office says the NSA isn't involved in the response to Minnesota's protests. But here's how it could be.

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

Comments by Gov. Tim Walz, combined with activity by the military, created some confusion about role of the Pentagon's foreign signals intelligence agency.

Maksim Boiko, an accused money launderer and part-time rapper, to plead not guilty

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

The 29-year-old Russian entered the U.S. in January with $20,000 in cash. The FBI says he is a “significant cybercriminal" with links to the QQAAZZ group.

Scammers are masquerading as smart TV owners to fleece advertisers, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

White Ops on Thursday disclosed a vast, ongoing scheme in which fraudsters are charging advertising companies for ad space on smart TVs.

U.S. drops charges against accused IRA sponsor over concerns Russia would weaponize evidence

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Prosecutors reportedly weighed exposing intelligence vs. the likelihood of punishing IRA backers in the United States.

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