Cozy Bear kept moving after 2016 election, ESET says

The group, also known as APT29 and the Dukes, was "able to fly under the radar for many years while compromising high-value targets, as before," according to ESET.

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‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.

Lawmakers offer Illinois election work as blueprint to secure 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

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North Korea is using front companies to steal cryptocurrency

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Cyber Command’s bug bounty program uncovers more than 30 vulnerabilities

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

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Senator: U.S. companies can't stand up to China without cybersecurity assurances

by Joe Warminsky • 4 days ago

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'Kicking out the adversary' is part of new Cybersecurity Directorate's mission, NSA says

by Shannon Vavra • 7 days ago

The focus on eradicating hackers from victimized organizations sets the new Cybersecurity Directorate apart from old defense-focused branches of the NSA.

DHS asks Congress for subpoena authority to contact vulnerable asset owners

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The move is an attempt to speed up the process by which DHS interacts with critical infrastructure companies on the front lines of hacking threats.

NSA director rebukes Beijing for 'weaponizing' disinformation in Hong Kong protests

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone says China's information warfare efforts are only meant to help the country exert authoritarian control.

Group said to be behind attempted campaign hack has also gone after cybersecurity researchers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

After Microsoft said Iranian hackers had targeted a presidential campaign, more data on the group is coming out.

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