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SolarWinds hires Chris Krebs, Alex Stamos to boost security in wake of suspected Russian hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Both men have experience responding to advanced Russian hacking activity.

Facebook’s former security boss embarks on apology tour

by Jeff Stone • 4 years ago

In the wake of another bad news cycle for Facebook, the company has found an unlikely ally: the former chief information security officer.

Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to leave the company

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Stamos is reportedly leaving after a fight among executives over how Facebook should deal with disinformation on the social network.

Facebook calls for cybersecurity research proposals as part of new grant program

by Chloe Kim • 5 years ago

The social media giant is looking for improvements that focus on abuse detection, anti-phishing, password authentication and user safety.

Yahoo built special program for U.S. spies to sift through email

by Greg Otto • 6 years ago

The tech giant complied with a directive from the U.S. government in 2015 that allowed the National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation to scan hundreds of millions of emails for a certain string of characters, according to three sources Reuters spoke with.