Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Critical 'PrintNightmare' bug in Microsoft's Windows tech is still causing headaches

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The PrintNightmare bug could allow hackers to take over computers remotely.

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

DHS hails cybersecurity hiring blitz that puts dent in thousands of vacancies

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

DHS hired hundreds in a "sprint," to the tune of a 12% improvement.

US watchdog urges federal law enforcement to better track facial recognition amid accuracy concerns

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

The report underscores the mounting concerns associated with the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement.

'That horse has left the barn': Secret Service official says ransom payments have fueled hacking sprees

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“I think it’s a very small number of cases we actually hear about,” Secret Service official Stephen Nix said.

TSA cyber requirements would fine pipeline operators for lax security practices

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It’s a big shift to the federal approach to pipeline security.