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Amid ransomware fallout, Energy Secretary asks Americans to avoid panic buying fuel

by Shannon Vavra • 22 hours ago

Top U.S. officials are keeping in contact with the CEO of Colonial Pipeline, which experienced a ransomware attack.

FBI blames DarkSide ransomware operators for Colonial Pipeline incident

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Colonial Pipeline said that it was aiming to “substantially” restore its pipeline operations by the end of the week.

DHS to hire 200 more cyber pros as Biden administration grapples with hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

It's part of “the most significant hiring initiative” the department has ever undertaken, according to Alejandro Mayorkas.

CISA used new subpoena power to contact US companies vulnerable to hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

It’s an authority the agency has long sought as CISA officials struggled to communicate with some vendors .

Before SolarWinds, US officials say SVR began stealthily targeting cloud services in 2018

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

U.S. officials have now released multiple public advisories on alleged SVR hacking tools.

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The issue has long been a concern for civil liberties groups and press advocates.