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Biden’s DHS pick was a ‘quick study’ of cybersecurity issues as the department’s deputy

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

"He recognizes he’s not a cyber expert, but he goes to those who help him make informed decisions," said Greg Touhill, a former senior DHS official.

How the Pentagon is trolling Russian, Chinese hackers with cartoons

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Cyber Command has a graphics company on hand to mock foreign hackers.

Global cyber community can do more to stop state-sponsored malware, EFF researcher says

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

A range of countries are developing tools to monitor dissidents, while also maintaining plausible deniability.

Chinese cyber power is neck-and-neck with US, Harvard research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The study also found that several countries that are not currently considered conventional cyber powers are rising on the world stage.

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

Indian hack-for-hire firms are impersonating the World Health Organization in spearphishing email campaigns, according to Google.

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