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Nation-state hackers attempted to use Equifax vulnerability against DoD, NSA official says

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

An NSA official says 24 hours after Equifax's breach was made public, a nation-state was scanning DoD for unpatched Apache Struts instances.

Microsoft-led industry group pledges to not assist government cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The participant companies' principles include not helping any government mount a cyberattack against "innocent civilians and enterprises."

DHS security unit makes another big hire from elsewhere in government

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate has hired Daniel Kroese, the chief of staff for Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe, as a senior adviser.

Command and control: A fight for the future of government hacking

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A quiet but constant tug of war is raging between the intelligence community and the military over the future of U.S. Cyber Command.

With trade war looming, Chinese cyberespionage may return

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

With the prospect of a trade war on the horizon, cybersecurity and policy experts say government-backed cyberattacks between China and the U.S. may spike after years of calm.

Here comes the next round of encryption legislation

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Senate Judiciary Committee staffers have started talking with technology companies on what would be in a bill that tackles the "going dark" problem.

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