Justice Department officials urge Congress to pass ransomware notification law
But they say Congress should hold the brakes on banning ransomware payments.
Why the FBI’s cyber attachés are so valuable
A cyber attaché being stationed with the host country’s counterparts provides quicker access to information that would otherwise be buried in a bureaucratic approval process.
Julian Assange charged with 17 new criminal counts under Espionage Act
The U.S. government unsealed an indictment in April revealing that Assange had been charged for conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.
Securiosity: A month's worth of news, packed into a week
Among the things discussed this week: NSA tools being repurposed, the DOJ indicting or extraditing a ton of hackers, cryptocurrency being stolen, kinetic attacks, election security drama, dark web marketplaces, and multiple rounds of funding. Yeah, it was a busy week.