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Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Exactly how the bureau is working with tech firms remains unclear.

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