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Bulgaria hacking suspect worked on government cybersecurity before tax agency breach

by Jeff Stone • 20 hours ago

The arrest is related to a massive data breach at the National Revenue Agency. The 20-year-old man had been conducting cybersecurity training for the GDOC, a Bulgarian government agency, his lawyers said.

Second flaw found in Swiss election system could change 'valid votes into nonsense,' researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

It's yet another reminder of what can go wrong when governments shift to electronic voting with no alternative plan.

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

As Europe prepares to vote, Microsoft warns of Fancy Bear attacks on democratic think tanks

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Europeans go to the polls in May, and Microsoft is warning that not enough democratic organizations are protected from hackers.

Poland arrests Huawei executive, former security official for alleged espionage

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The arrests came amid ongoing efforts by the U.S. and its allies to limit the use of technology manufactured by firms with ties to Beijing over espionage concerns.

German investigators question teenager, search residence, as breach probe continues

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Jan Schürlein, a 19-year-old IT developer, says he is being treated as a "witness" in the investigation into the breach, which exposed information about hundreds of Germany's politicians.

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