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U.S., UK, Australia to ask Facebook to delay message encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The fight between law enforcement and tech companies over encryption is about to enter another round.

U.S. Cyber Command simulated a seaport cyberattack to test digital readiness

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.

Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

Playing nice? FireEye CEO says U.S. malware is more restrained than adversaries'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Malware used by the United States in offensive cyber-operations plays “nice” when compared to other nation-state malware, according to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.

House of Representatives to boost info-sharing program with Five Eyes allies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The U.S. House of Representatives is looking to ramp up a cyberthreat information-sharing program with the parliaments of allies Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Britain, according to House CISO Randy Vickers.

GCHQ head says U.K. engaged in cyberwarfare against ISIS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

GCHQ head Jeremy Fleming revealed that the U.K. has conducted a proactive cyber campaign against ISIS, touting the notion of using offensive cyberattacks to counter violent extremism.

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