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Biden signs executive order demanding supply chain security review

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

The supply chain review is a matter of economic and national security, the president said.

Election Assistance Commission loses another key staffer, Jerome Lovato

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

Two other top staffers have left the EAC in recent months as well.

Senate hearing on SolarWinds hack lays bare US shortcomings, remaining mysteries

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

Fundamental questions, like how the SolarWinds hackers got into its systems from the start, still aren't answered.

SolarWinds CEO talks hack, remaining questions before Capitol Hill hearings

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

SolarWinds' Sudhakar Ramakrishna said his company is still investigating the scope of the attack.

Chinese hackers stole another NSA-linked hacking tool, research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 7 days ago

A growing body of research shows Chinese hackers going after NSA tools.

Allegations of planted evidence raise questions about hacking ecosystem in India

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Outsiders allegedly planted malware on an activist's computer.

White House warns SolarWinds breach cleanup will take time

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Hackers leveraged networks that are outside investigators' jurisdication, said Anne Neuberger, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technolog.

US charges alleged North Korean hackers with trying to steal $1.3 billion in cybercrime spree

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

It's part of a larger case against alleged perpetrators of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and the Bangladesh Bank heist.

Nigerian man sentenced 10 years for $11 million phishing scam

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The sentence comes as the cost of email scams continues to plague U.S. businesses.

Tim Maurer takes front office DHS cybersecurity job advising Mayorkas

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Tim Maurer has focused on cybersecurity in the international and financial services spheres.

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