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Russian bank threatens researcher with CFAA suit over DNS request data

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

The Russian bank is considering litigation against an Indiana University researcher under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s civil action provision.

Confide, the White House’s favorite messaging app, has multiple critical vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

It took intensifying media and security industry scrutiny for Confide to go under the microscope.

As White House puts pressure on leakers, DC startup sees business opportunity

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

A hazardous political landscape in Washington, underlined by a White House desperate to plug leaks, has spurred the use of encrypted messaging apps by federal employees. For a collage of software developers, this nervousness and anxiety around D.C. translates into a very real business opportunity. In light of media reports noting the growing use of WhatsApp, Confide and Signal amongst government workers, a group of onlookers are now working to provide other options.

Experts: Trump to follow Obama’s lead on cyber policy

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

"Our initial impressions are positive," said Intel Security's Steve Grobman. "The administration is off to a good start."

How academics are helping cybersecurity students overcome Trump’s immigration order

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Amid a cybersecurity workforce shortage, thousands of people who were planning on contributing to the U.S. cybersecurity community now have a very uncertain future.

Rudy Giuliani to advise Trump on cybersecurity

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

Giuliani will focus on "private sector cyber security problems and emerging solutions developing in the private sector," according to a release from Trump's transition team. Additionally, Giuliani will be asked to gather a group of corporate executives to meet with Trump in order to discuss cybersecurity challenges in the private sector