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US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spelled out the plans at separate events.

A Department of Defense bulletin on a 'leaking' sinkhole has baffled cybersecurity experts

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Sinkholes don't leak. So why does a small DOD agency say a Chinese hacking group is using one to steal data?

‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.

Hacked government contractor shares breach details as investigation continues

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

“We want to see that this doesn’t happen to any other small business….or any other business for that matter,” Miracle Systems' president told CyberScoop.

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 5 years ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

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