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Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

How DJI fumbled its bug bounty program and created a PR nightmare

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Popular drone maker DJI has bungled its bug bounty program — and a very public spat could have repercussions for the growing freelance industry.

FBI's recruitment strategy for cybersecurity pros starts early, focuses on high school

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

"What we want to do is get to these kids in high school, get them into STEM programs and then we want to get them into colleges and universities that sponsor Scholarship for Service," a top bureau official said at CyberTalks.

DOJ examines controversial new 'hack back' bill

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The years-long "hack back" discussion is finally being debated in Congress. A DOJ official weighed in during CyberTalks.

A top DOJ official is calling for 'responsible' encryption from Silicon Valley

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Privacy and security advocates say that making such a compromise would effectively weaken encryption technology writ large because it would require creating an inherent vulnerability in the process.

Arrest of Chinese malware suspect highlights DOJ's strategy against foreign hackers

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

The arrest of Yu Pingan in connection with the development of high-profile malware serves to highlight the Justice Department's modern and expansive efforts to prosecute foreign hackers in spite of extradition challenges.

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