Hacker who sent information on US personnel to Islamic State is freed by judge

Ardit Ferizi, a citizen of Kosovo, was arrested in 2015 at age 19.

government news

Congress set to establish White House national cyber director, enact other Solarium Commission recommendations

by Tim Starks • 2 days ago

Congress is also set to hand CISA administrative subpoena powers and direct the executive branch to conduct "continuity of the economy" planning.

Cyber Command deployed personnel to Estonia to protect elections against Russian threat

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

It was part of a broad effort to secure the 2020 vote from foreign interference.

China aims its influence operations at incoming Biden administration, top intel official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Meanwhile, some 1,000 researchers affiliated with the Chinese military have left the U.S., according to another official.

Why the Biden administration needs a National Cyber Director more than ever

by Camille Stewart • 3 days ago

Coordination on cyber is best served by elevating leadership from a coordinator, codifying the role and responsibilities.

North Korean hackers ramp up coronavirus vaccine targeting

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

It's a COVID-19 vaccine hacking spree.

US alert urges think tanks to be on guard for foreign hacking activity

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Think tanks are a prime target for espionage.

Researchers suggest 25 countries are using a kind of mobile spyware that monitors texts, location

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

Circles exploits mobile phone vulnerabilities via a hard-to-detect bit of surveillance, according to Citizen Lab.

Former CISA deputy details ouster, condemns violent threat from Trump campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

“He’s a small man with a small mind and a bad mustache,” Matt Travis said of Trump campaign lawyer Joe diGenova.

Supreme Court considers scope of federal anti-hacking law in biggest cyber case to date

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

The court has until it goes on recess next summer to hand down a ruling.

It's hard to keep a big botnet down: TrickBot sputters back toward full health

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

Microsoft and U.S. Cyber Command made progress against TrickBot, but it doesn't appear to have been lasting.

TwitterFacebookLinkedInRedditGoogle Gmail