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Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites

by Jared Beinart • 1 week ago

Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.

Federal insider-threat programs get a dose of 'Maturity'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

A government task force aims to help agencies move beyond the "minimum standards" for an insider threat program with a new "Maturity Framework."

FBI to private industry: Attribution won’t deter North Korean hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

North Korean hacking “will continue unabated, regardless of the U.S. government public attribution" the FBI said in an alert obtained by CyberScoop.

Ransomware hits computer networks of North Carolina water utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The utility has vowed not to pay a ransom for the attack, which will force the company to rebuild its computer systems.

U.S. officials say supply-chain threat is 'very real' regardless of Bloomberg story accuracy

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

Senators sought answers from the DHS and FBI head about a reported widespread supply chain attack, as well as foreign election interference.

FBI loses another cybersecurity expert to private sector

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Trent Teyema, FBI's section chief for cyber readiness, is taking a job in the government-focused wing of Parsons Corporation.

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