Tags Department of Transportation

Email scammers posed as DOT officials in phishing messages focused on $1 trillion bill

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

The hackers even eventually dump their targets off at DOT's real website.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

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

US issues emergency declaration following Colonial Pipeline ransomware incident, relaxing transport rules

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The 'regional emergency declaration” is meant to alleviate any disruptions to supply following the incident at Colonial Pipeline.

Republican senators ask DOT, FAA to cease using Chinese drones

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Capitol Hill is putting on the pressure.

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

Spurred by security incidents, DOT goes looking for its software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

The Department of Transportation has recently completed a set of thorough security tests on software used in the Transportation secretary’s office, yielding surprising results about the software’s vulnerabilities.

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