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FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

The group allegedly has targeted the defense, local government, oil and natural gas and telecommunications sectors in places including North America.

CISA's advisory panel is announced, set to make recommendations on major cyber topics

by Tim Starks • 9 months ago

Topics on the agenda include critical infrastructure protection and information sharing.

Insurer paid $65,000 to help a city unlock ransomware in 2018. A second hack was more expensive.

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

The city of Azusa didn't disclose a payment in one incident, insurance paid up and now it's a victim again.

Is Congress finally ready to pass meaningful ransomware legislation?

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

As ransomware attacks afflict every part of the country, lawmakers might be feeling them in their congressional districts, too.

A researcher found zero-days in one city's software. Then he realized the problem could be bigger.

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

One penetration test shows why it's important to track down as many bugs as possible in important enterprise software.

In this election security drill, Massachusetts cops battle hackers to protect the vote

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

Police in Massachusetts gathered in mid-September to practice responding to cyberattacks from an adversary bent on disrupting the democratic process.

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