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U.S. cyberwarriors are getting better at fighting ISIS online, says top general

by Chris Bing • 19 hours ago

U.S. Army cyber warriors have gotten better at countering ISIS’ digital operations over the last six months, according to Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone, commanding general of Army Cyber Command.

Budget would boost DHS cyber efforts in NCCIC, CDM

by Shaun Waterman • 20 hours ago

President Trump's budget proposal, unveiled Tuesday, would boost spending on the Department of Homeland Security's 24-hour digital-attack watch center by almost $50 million and more than double the funding for a governmentwide online security tools program to $279 million.

Target pays out $18.5M to victims of infamous 2013 data breach

by Chris Bing • 22 hours ago

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the deal, which involved 47 states and is described as the largest multi-state breach agreement in U.S. history.

Mounting evidence points to North Korean group for global ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 1 day ago

Symantec said it has discovered "strong links" between WannaCry ransomware and the so-called Lazarus Group.

Ransomware aimed at South Korea in early 2017 may be work of North Korea, firm says

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

Private sector intelligence firm Intel 471 has discovered some evidence that adds to the probability that North Korea-based hackers were involved in WannaCry.

Lawmakers introduce bill to shine spotlight on government hacking stockpile

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

A new bipartisan bill aims to add transparency to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.

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