Cyberattack disrupts services at crane manufacturer Palfinger

The $2 billion Austrian firm said on its website that an "ongoing" incident was affecting its ability to process orders.

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No decisions yet on any changes to TikTok or Huawei cases, White House says

by Sean Lyngaas • 17 hours ago

The Trump administration's actions against the two companies should be reviewed as part of a more "comprehensive strategy" on Chinese use of U.S. data and intellectual property, the White House said.

Dominion files $1.3 billion defamation suit against Giuliani over election security claims

by Sean Lyngaas • 20 hours ago

The lawsuit accuses Giuliani of defamation and cashing in on conspiracy theories with cigars and gold coins.

Home security technician pleads guilty to spying on women, couples

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

The former ADT technician could face up to five years in prison for accessing more than 200 customers' accounts.

Rep. Maloney seeks FBI probe of Parler's role in Capitol attack

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

Parler's under the microscope.

A phishing campaign's collateral damage: Stolen passwords were publicly searchable

by Joe Warminsky • 5 days ago

The attackers made a mistake by not securing files once they were posted to sites set up to receive stolen data, say researchers from Check Point and Otorio.

Microsoft details how SolarWinds hackers hid their espionage

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The attackers “apparently deem[ed] the powerful SolarWinds backdoor too valuable to lose in case of discovery,” Microsoft said.

Symantec connects another hacking tool to SolarWinds campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

A nesting doll of hacking tools has emerged in the SolarWinds campaign.

Signal endures 'technical difficulties' amid new popularity

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Millions of people have downloaded the app in recent weeks.

Ring adds encryption tool as other security questions surface

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Researchers have accused the Amazon-owned company of failing to adequately protect customer data before.

Capitol Hill riot crackdown leaves extremists searching for more secure messaging platforms, US intel memo says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The bulletin shows how law enforcement officials are looking to track any efforts by far-right extremists to cloak their communications following the insurrection.