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Hackers used password spraying to breach Citrix, investigation confirms

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The unsophisticated technique gave the intruders access to two corporate drives for a “limited number of days,” Citrix's president says.

‘We have to hit the problem the way it hits us’: How the FBI tracks a range of hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The FBI has essentially had to become a “surge force” in handling cybersecurity issues, ramping up resources to combat a threat when it makes sense to.

Trisis investigator says Saudi plant outage could have been prevented

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

A researcher who responded to the attack on Saudi petrochemical plant says the initial incident was not thoroughly investigated.

House panel: Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable’

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Proactive security measures and better IT leadership would have done the job, congressional investigators say.

Ransomware infects hospitals in Ohio, West Virginia

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The pair of hospitals are the latest health care organizations to be hit by ransomware.

Election exercise pairs states with intelligence community in unprecedented opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

With midterm elections less than three months away, state and local officials rolled up their sleeves to take part in the most sophisticated national-level election security exercise to date.

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