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Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

Chinese-linked hackers breached top Australian defense university, report says

by Ryan Duffy • 1 week ago

The IT systems of a leading Australian university were hit by hackers suspected to be Chinese, officials from the university and government confirmed last week. The attacks on Australian National University’s computer networks began last year and have not been fully contained.

NSO Group employee allegedly stole source code worth 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

The indictment says NSO Group employs 500 individuals and is valued at at least $900 million. The company has been on sale on closer to $1 billion and, according to one employee, makes over $200 million in sales per year.

DNC pushes employees, campaigns to embrace email security habits ahead of midterms

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian and his team have been using a phishing simulation platform named Wombat to challenge their colleagues to spot fake malicious emails.

Bill would call on White House to develop its own list of APT groups

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A bill that passed the House Foreign Affairs committee Tuesday calls on the White House to develop a publicly available list of APT groups identified by the U.S. government.

Former NSA contractor Reality Winner accepts guilty plea for leaking classified report

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

For one count of espionage, Winner faces 63 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

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