Chris Bing

Chris Bing

Cybersecurity Reporter

Christopher J. Bing is a cybersecurity reporter for Scoop News Group. In the past, he has written about security, technology and policy for the American City Business Journals, DC Inno, International Policy Digest and The Daily Caller. Chris became interested in journalism as a result of growing up in Venezuela and watching the country shift from a democracy to a dictatorship between 1991 and 2007. He is an alumnus of St. Marys College of Maryland, a small liberal arts school based in Southern Maryland. You can follow him on Twitter at @Bing_Chris. To contact Chris you can reach him via email -- Chris.Bing@fedscoop.com -- or through a secure communications channel: https://medium.com/@Bing_Chris/how-to-contact-me-d2fd4bd3ed7b#.1es75sxhm
Technology

Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers

by Chris Bing • 41 mins ago

What researchers found has been described to CyberScoop as a tool so dangerous that its mere existence significantly intensifies the global digital arms race.

Government

Russian hacking group Fancy Bear prepares to attack Winter Olympics, U.S. Senate

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

A hacking group heavily linked to the Russian government is attempting to steal Senate email login details and also appears to be preparing to disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, based on new research by cybersecurity firms TrendMicro and ThreatConnect.

Government

Senators introduce bill to counter bad cybersecurity practices in credit reporting industry

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

Two Democrats want to provide new regulatory powers for the Federal Trade Commission so that it can punish companies like Equifax and others in the credit reporting industry for poor cybersecurity practices.

Government

These are the favorites to become the next NSA director

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

U.S. Army Cyber Command General Paul Nakasone is among "the names on the top of the list," according to sources.

Technology

Cyxtera Technologies to acquire offensive cyber firm Immunity

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Internet infrastructure company Cyxtera Technologies has acquired Miami-based Immunity Inc., a penetration testing technology development and vulnerability research firm founded in 2002 by former NSA analyst Dave Aitel.

Technology

Microsoft's chip patch is messing with anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

If anti-virus companies haven't updated their registry keys with Microsoft, users could see the 'Blue Screen of Death.'

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