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Senate Democrats push feds to stand up disinformation 'response center' ordered in NDAA

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

After the 2016 election, the FBI set up a task force on foreign influence. But senators said more needs to be done.

California university pays $1 million ransom amid coronavirus research

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

Security staffers detected an attack on June 1.

How COVID-19 changed Cyber Command's 'Cyber Flag' exercise

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Even the military's hackers have to work from home.

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

Securing voter registration databases takes on added importance in pandemic, DHS official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The greater amount of absentee voting and mail-in ballots “shifts the risk towards voter registration data security,” senior DHS official Matt Masterson said Wednesday.

US cyber officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

'Project Taken' tries to protect U.S critical infrastructure in the COVID-19 era.

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