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Spending bill will offer $380M for election cybersecurity improvements

by Chris Bing • 15 hours ago

The Omnibus spending bill that's set to be released at noon today will bring about $380 million worth of new spending for a novel Election Administration Commission (EAC) fund that is designed to help local election officials upgrade their systems, a senior U.S. official has told CyberScoop.

Chinese hacking group resurfaces to spy on U.S. maritime firms

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

Researchers say some of the companies are related to the South China Sea territory dispute.

Trump's NSA nominee promises to 'follow the law' in 2nd confirmation hearing

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, the former head of Army Cyber Command, glided through a lackluster confirmation hearing Thursday to the top of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, putting him in the unique and powerful position of guiding both U.S.-backed cyber-espionage and warfare.

Hacking group threatens researchers' lives after they discover attack servers

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Security researchers' lives were threatened after coming across a cyber espionage operation, according to a new report.

China's government is keeping its security researchers from attending conferences

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A new measure will keep Chinese researchers from their usual Pwn2Own domination.

While U.S. ponders response to Russia, agencies' hands are tied in cyberspace, intelligence chief says

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

After being repetitively criticized for not taking action, the head of the intelligence community complained that a lack of policy had stifled his agencies from forcefully responding to Russian cyberattacks and propaganda.

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