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Voting machine manufacturers pushed for cybersecurity information by Sen. Wyden

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"I write to seek public answers about cybersecurity threats to our election infrastructure," the Oregon Democrat wrote.

DHS notifies 21 states of Russian hacking attempts prior to 2016 election

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

A small number of networks were compromised, CyberScoop has learned, but none of the targeted systems involved the tallying of votes.

Researchers steal bitcoin by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

The new research follows years of warnings and a significant hack against German banks last year.

U.S. official: American companies avoided government help when WannaCry, NotPetya hit

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A top Homeland Security official says the U.S. government was unable to fully measure the scale and impact of two recent ransomware outbreaks, dubbed WannaCry and NotPetya, in America due to a lack of private sector engagement.

Meet Berla, the little-known company that can pull smartphone data from your car

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Automobile manufacturers are pulling data from cars in little-known partnerships that allow government access to data that would otherwise be protected by smartphone security.

Hurricane Harvey scammers use disaster as phishing bait

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

US-CERT reminds the public that disasters are always magnets for scammers.

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