Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.

Senate confirms cybersecurity-focused Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

“The cybersecurity of our nation [will be] one of my highest priorities,” Mayorkas said in his confirmation hearing.

White House plans to select Rob Silvers, a Mayorkas ally, to lead DHS's cyber outfit

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It's the role formerly held by Chris Krebs, whom Donald Trump fired via tweet.

Biden's Cabinet picks face cyber questions from Congress as SolarWinds looms large

by Sean Lyngaas, Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

A day before his inauguration, Biden's picks for top Cabinet posts faced cyber questions in their confirmation hearings.

Russia, Iran and China exploit Capitol Hill riot to push information operations, US intel concludes

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Foreign adversaries wasted no time in exploiting an embarrassing U.S. spectacle.

CISA tells agencies to consider ad blockers to fend off 'malvertising'

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The NSA previously made a similar recommendation.

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