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Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

DHS official sounds alarm on authoritarian states ‘operationalizing their tech sectors’

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The problem lies with foreign tech companies that are subject to government demands in opaque legal environments, he said.

Security flaw in Medtronic heart defibrillators is serious, DHS says, but don't panic

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The issue involves Conexus, Medtronic’s radio-frequency protocol that’s used for communication between medical technology such as defibrillators, home monitoring devices and other clinician programming tools.

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

DHS briefs industry on shift in Chinese hacking that 'increases the risk for all of us'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

In a webinar for the private sector, DHS detailed how APT10 and other groups have evolved. The U.S. officials urged companies to better secure IT services that can be an avenue for stealing proprietary data.

Shutdown erodes feds' ability to set cyber strategies, say lawmaker and ex-DHS officials

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The shutdown has stalled some of DHS’s more anticipatory work, like vulnerability assessments of critical systems and election-security initiatives.

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