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Two Democratic campaigns hit with DDoS attacks in recent months

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Hackers launched targeted distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) against at least two different municipal-level democratic political campaigns involved in recent primary races.

Krebs: Companies need ‘military-grade’ investments to defend against foreign government hackers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

U.S. companies may need government support to cope with advanced nation-state hackers, according to the Department of Homeland Security's Christopher Krebs.

DHS official Chris Krebs on guarding your 'crown jewels'

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

NPPD lead Chris Krebs talks about evolving cybersecurity strategies and how to manage threats as they grow in size and scope.

Krebs: NPPD must use threat intel better

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The DHS office charged with protecting critical infrastructure needs to get better at assessing cyber risk rather than chasing threats, according to a top agency official.

DHS official: States will probably know first if malicious cyber-activity hits primaries

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The Department of Homeland Security is on standby to alert state officials of any malicious cyber activity during Tuesday’s primary elections, but it will likely be the states themselves that know first if something is amiss, Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at DHS, told CyberScoop.

DHS: 'Nefarious actors' could be exploiting SS7 flaw

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security has received reports that “nefarious actors” may be exploiting cellular communication vulnerabilities to spy on Americans, according to Chris Krebs, a senior DHS official.

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