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Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with espionage

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Monica Witt is accused of spying in a forthcoming indictment that will be unsealed Wednesday, the Department of Justice said.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

'Chafer' group advances espionage tactics by hacking Windows machines in Middle East

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The Chafer group deployed malware known as Remexi to hit a bunch of organizations, including one located in the U.S.

FireEye: New APT goes after individual targets by hitting telecom, travel companies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Say hello to APT39.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

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