Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

U.S. Cyber Command knows its weapons may one day be used by its targets

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The idea that adversaries might reverse engineer NSA exploits is one that military leaders deal with every day. So what's being done to prevent it from happening?

New DHS order pushes agencies to quickly patch vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Hackers are getting quicker at exploiting flaws. DHS wants agencies to faster than the hackers.

Ongoing state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign has compromised 40 entities

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Using the DNS records, attackers are capable of rerouting user traffic and stealing credentials from what appears to be a legitimate website.

DHS alerts industry to insecure enterprise VPN apps

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The bug affects at least 4 enterprise VPN vendors.

U.S. government issues new warning about North Korea-linked malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The mitigations DHS recommends have added urgency because of the way the North Korean hackers are seizing on weak security practices.

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