Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.
Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data
Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.
NSA technical director: Iran-linked operations are about espionage, not destruction
The country is getting better at attacks, but not yet to the point where it can cause physical damage.
The NSA is experimenting with machine learning concepts its workforce will trust
NSA brass wants to increase the agency's use of AI in defensive and offensive operations.
What happens when one APT hijacks another’s infrastructure
Servers, domains and other infrastructure are a contested resource like any other on the internet.
Commercial drones can give China critical intelligence on the U.S., witnesses tell Senate
Commercial drones are giving Chinese intelligence services another avenue to information gathering, experts told a senate subcommittee on Tuesday.
How secure is that .zip file? One senator is urging NIST to weigh in
“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” Sen. Ron Wyden writes in a letter to the federal agency.
After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep
Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.
Will Hurd’s Black Hat keynote nixed amid criticism of voting record
The conference has canceled the Republican congressman's keynote after criticism of his voting record on women’s rights issues.
Congress to take another stab at 'hack back' legislation
The concept of "hacking back," is, um, back.