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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.

Australian parliament hacked by 'sophisticated state actor,' prime minister says

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

China has rejected media speculation that it was involved.

Chinese hackers stole sensitive U.S. Navy submarine plans from contractor

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A Chinese intelligence agency was able to successfully hack into a Navy contractor around February, stealing more than a half terabyte worth of highly sensitive documents.

Supply-chain vulnerabilities are a 'digital public health crisis,' says DHS's Manfra

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Persistent supply chain vulnerabilities such as hardware and software bugs “amount to a digital public health crisis” that the government and private sector must work together to resolve, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s top cybersecurity official.

ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.

White House email domains are sitting ducks for phishing attacks: study

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Only one of the 26 email domains managed by the Executive Office of the President uses DMARC.

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