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Bulgaria hacking suspect worked on government cybersecurity before tax agency breach

by Jeff Stone • 20 hours ago

The arrest is related to a massive data breach at the National Revenue Agency. The 20-year-old man had been conducting cybersecurity training for the GDOC, a Bulgarian government agency, his lawyers said.

Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.

U.S. jury finds two Romanians guilty of stealing credit card info, infecting 400,000 computers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The two men also allegedly stole millions of dollars through online auction fraud.

DHS official sounds alarm on authoritarian states ‘operationalizing their tech sectors’

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The problem lies with foreign tech companies that are subject to government demands in opaque legal environments, he said.

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

How China used Western social media for a late-2018 charm offensive

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Xinhua, People’s Daily and others sought to subtly manipulate public opinion in the U.S. by promoting flattering images of Chinese culture, including tourist destinations and panda bears.

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