German intelligence agencies warn of Russian hacking threats to critical infrastructure

Investigators earlier this year uncovered evidence of the hackers’ “longstanding compromises” at unnamed companies, according to a confidential memo.

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UK cyber agency launches review of Huawei presence in 5G networks

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 hours ago

It’s welcome news for U.S. officials, and a potential change of fate for Huawei’s business in the U.K.

Trust us, information sharing can work. Here’s how we’re doing it.

by cyber_admin • 7 hours ago

Opinion: Why is information sharing so hard and why are we still working on it? The Cyber Threat Alliance has some ideas.

DHS’s cyber division has stepped up protections for coronavirus research, official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

“I just want you to know that we have stepped up our protections of HHS and CDC," Bryan Ware told industry representatives Friday.

FBI offers US companies more details from investigations of health care hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

The memo includes multiple examples of state-linked hackers trying to compromise organizations in the health care and public health sector.

Japan investigates Mitsubishi Electric breach amid national security concerns

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

Data likely stolen in the hack included specifications of missile prototypes, according to Japanese media.

'Greenbug' hacking group hits three telecom firms in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

Telecom firms offer spies a treasure trove of targets, and hackers tied to Tehran have been busy.

US will try Joshua Schulte again for allegedly leaking CIA hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The next trial won't begin before September due to coronavirus concerns.

Taiwan suggests China’s Winnti group is behind ransomware attack on state oil company

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

An attempt to extort CPC, which is responsible for delivering oil products throughout Taiwan, would be a brazen move.

US officials say they've cracked Pensacola shooter’s iPhones, blast Apple

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The Crypto Wars rage eternal.

US Commerce Department tightens screws on Huawei export controls

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The export controls force foreign companies that use U.S. chipset technology to get a license before selling that tech to Huawei.

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