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Cybersecurity experts question Microsoft's Ukraine report

by Suzanne Smalley • 13 hours ago

Critics said claims of a combined cyber and battlefield attack against a Ukrainian nuclear power plant are particularly irresponsible.

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 days ago

The references the NATO declaration makes to cybersecurity depart from the past and reflect the increasing importance of cyberdefense to overall security, experts said.

Legislator slams Biden administration for dialing back DOD cyber operation authorities

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher asserts that the Biden administration's decision poses a national security threat.

Office of the National Cyber Director hires Microsoft exec, CIA official

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

The Office of the National Cyber Director has hired several new staffers to strengthen its ability to fight significant hacks and coordinate how the U.S. responds to them.

Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Blender for money laundering

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Blender was used to launder $20.5 million of the $620 million that the Treasury Department alleges North Korean hackers stole in March.

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

The apparent act of sabotage is being investigated as a criminal matter, including by the French internal intelligence service.