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U.S. Copyright Office seeks changes to anti-piracy law derided by white-hat hackers

by Shaun Waterman • 16 hours ago

The U.S. Copyright Office is calling for wide-ranging reforms of an anti-piracy law that critics say restricts the "right to tinker" and puts white-hat cybersecurity researchers in legal jeopardy.

For now, many conversations about global 'cyber norms' start with Beijing

by Chris Bing • 1 day ago

China's government is taking steps to become an international leader in discussions concerning "cyber norms," a formal but still vague understanding about the appropriate behavior between states regarding offensive cyber-operations.

Pro-ISIS script kiddies hit Ohio state websites

by Shaun Waterman • 2 days ago

Several state government websites were defaced over the weekend in a rash of hacking activity claimed by Algeria-based pro-ISIS hacktivists.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

How China's cyber command is being built to supersede its U.S. military counterpart

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

“There’s really nothing like it in America. And that's for a good reason."

EU countries agree to collectively punish attacker when a member is hacked

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The European Union’s 28-nation bloc is in agreement concerning how to punish hackers. On Monday, the European Council announced a joint framework, dubbed the “cyber diplomacy toolbox,” to guide how member countries should uniformly respond to malicious cyber activity, which includes steps to cooperatively impose economic sanctions, travel bans, asset freezes and blanket bans against responsible parties.

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