Ryan Duffy

Ryan Duffy

Ryan Duffy is an intern with CyberScoop. He is studying foreign policy, cybersecurity, and intelligence at the University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Government

Ukrainian president warns of Russian meddling in next year's election

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

Petro Poroshenko has taken an anti-Russian line while embracing the West, making his ouster at the polls – or through other means – a goal for Moscow.

Government

North Korea reuses code in major hacks, researchers find

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

New research found that everything from DDoS attacks to WannaCry was done with reused code.

Government

Trump administration touts 'extensive, historic' actions to secure elections

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

On Thursday, National Security Adviser John Bolton issued a strong defense of President Trump’s “extensive, historic” efforts to strengthen the security of U.S. elections.

Technology

Report: Powerful spyware used to target Amnesty International employee and Saudi activist

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

It looks to be another instance of Pegasus, the mobile spyware from NSO Group.

Financial

Dixons Carphone: 2017 data breach affected 10 million 

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

European electronics and telecom retailer Dixons Carphone said a breach of its systems last year could have resulted in attackers accessing roughly 10 million records, including customers’ personal data.

Government

Fighting Chinese cyber-espionage could cost U.S. 5G dominance

by Ryan Duffy • 4 months ago

The dilemma presents the latest — and perhaps fiercest — technological showdown between Washington and Beijing to date.

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