Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say
The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
CISA orders agencies to quickly patch critical Netlogon bug
CISA has increasingly used its emergency-directive authority to try to keep foreign spies or criminals from burrowing into federal networks
Feds aim to bolster data encryption practices for .gov websites
The goal of the entire intiative is to have browsers connect to federal government websites via HTTPS by default.
How hackers used malicious Chrome extensions in a mass spying campaign
The discovery exposes another gap in web browser security despite vendor pledges to block malicious code from download stores.
A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency
It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.
FBI enlists internet domain registries in fight against coronavirus scams
Exactly how the bureau is working with tech firms remains unclear.