Sean Lyngaas

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Lawfare editor on persistent DDoS attack: 'We wish they'd knock it off'

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The DDoS attack is a reminder of the prevalence of this blunt attack method and of a growing security market for defenses against it.

Government

Ex-DHS official on PPD-20 repeal: Consider potential blowback to private sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

Suzanne Spaulding says the U.S. government should carefully consider the potential private-sector repercussions of conducting offensive cyber operations.

Government

New research highlights Vietnamese group's custom hacking tools

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

Researchers at Cylance have uncovered remote access tools linked to the infamous Vietnamese hacking group APT32.

Government

Meet GreyEnergy, the newest hacking group hitting Ukraine’s power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

Cybersecurity researchers at ESET have identified a spinoff to the infamous Russian hacking group.

Technology

Ransomware hits computer networks of North Carolina water utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The utility has vowed not to pay a ransom for the attack, which will force the company to rebuild its computer systems.

Government

Breach of Pentagon travel records exposes defense personnel PII

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The Pentagon identified the breach on Oct. 4 and is still investigating.

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