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Secret Service to launch private-sector cybercrime council

by Shannon Vavra • 4 hours ago

The Secret Service wants advice on current and future cyberthreats, as well as insight into big tech-policy debates.

Justice Department faces different threat profile because of its investigative work, CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Justice Department faces a different combination of hacking threats from criminals and foreign governments than other federal organizations, Nickolous Ward said.

Teenage hackers are offered a second chance under European experiment

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The plan is meant to steer talented kids to more productive careers.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months 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.

Senator asks Department of Justice if it can keep a lid on its software exploits

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden is asking what law enforcement agencies are doing to protect their hacking tools from foreign spies.

Researchers are still using lessons from VPNFilter to track threats one year later

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The lessons learned from that takedown of the 500,000-router botnet are still reverberating today in the cybersecurity community.

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