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Secret Service to launch private-sector cybercrime council

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

The Secret Service wants advice on current and future cyberthreats, as well as insight into big tech-policy debates.

TrickBot developers have spun up a new backdoor for high-value targets

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Banking trojan operators are upping their game, researchers say.

'Unprecedented' sentencing for international GozNym cybercrime network

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The cybercriminals' operation employed the malware to target 41,000 computers between 2015 and 2016.

Seizure-triggering attack is stark example of how social media can be weaponized

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

An attack focused on people following the Epilepsy Foundation's Twitter account shows that even normal use of a social media platform can be used for harm.

Facebook intends to implement end-to-end encryption despite DOJ pressure

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Two of the company's executives have written to the Department of Justice as Congress prepares to look closely at the issue.

Justice Department faces different threat profile because of its investigative work, CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Justice Department faces a different combination of hacking threats from criminals and foreign governments than other federal organizations, Nickolous Ward said.

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