Mark Zuckerberg tells employees Facebook's 'encryption' will protect abortion-seeking users

Facebook has said it plans to fully roll out end-to-end encryption across its services by mid-2023.

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State Department cyber strategy emphasizes proactively hunting for threats

by Suzanne Smalley • 6 days ago

The State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research released a cybersecurity strategy to create a more proactive culture when it comes to finding and fixing vulnerabilities.

Tech companies are selling domains suggesting illegal sales of guns, malware

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

COVID-19-related domains remain a concern.

DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

by AJ Vicens • 2 weeks ago

The search warrant targeted a Florida hosting company alleged to have facilitated the botnet activity.

Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

Russia want to control the internet in occupied Ukraine to feed the population disinformation — and to prevent Ukrainians from sharing video of Russian troops with Ukrainian soldiers, one expert said.

String of attacks on French telecom infrastructure preceded April attack on fiber optic cables

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 weeks ago

American telecommunications infrastructure is vulnerable to attack and government is not doing enough to protect it, a top expert said.

How CISA's list of 'must-patch' vulnerabilities has expanded both in size, and who's using it

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

While CISA says the catalog is catching on, some think it needs improvement.

Multifactor authentication could be long haul for some federal agencies, CISA official says

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

Eric Goldstein said agencies are focusing hard on adopting MFA, but some are dealing with older IT.

CISA issues vulnerability advisory for select Dominion voting equipment, urges updates

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

The company insists its equipment is safe, and nobody has proof of the vulnerabilities having been used, CISA says.

Evil Corp affiliates are using off-the-shelf ransomware to evade sanctions

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

Researchers found a number of similarities between Evil Corp and a new group of attackers.

Chinese state media propaganda found in 88% of Google, Bing news searches

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

Brookings researchers conducted their study over 120 days.