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Why Eugene Kaspersky keeps talking about 'Project Sauron'

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Kaspersky Lab founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky says he's figured out why the U.S. government hates his company.

Lawmakers introduce bill to shine spotlight on government hacking stockpile

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

A new bipartisan bill aims to add transparency to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.

Friction by design: FBI, DHS disagree on when to tell victims they’ve been hacked

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

Competing interests exist between two of the predominant federal agencies tasked with stopping hackers from attacking the U.S., agency executives say. Today, this conflux of conflicting equites helps shape how and when the government will notify an American if they’ve been breached.

Security firms sometimes wreck FBI investigations. Here's how.

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

Publishing research about hackers can boost a cybersecurity firm's reputation but muddle the hard work of federal law enforcement agencies. The government said the trouble is only increasing.

Hackable IoT washing machine provides channel for breaching hospital IT

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

A software bug in the Miele PG 8528 — a model used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities to disinfect medical equipment — would allow a hacker to break into the network supporting each appliance to install malware and potentially gain access to other systems, newly published research suggests.

Senators draft bill to turn government's vulnerabilities equities process into law

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

The bill, which has yet to be introduced, is said to add clarity, transparency and a level of consistency to the process.

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