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Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 3 days ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

White House cybersecurity coordinator takes on additional role in Trump administration

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

CyberScoop has learned that Rob Joyce will take on a new position starting Monday as President Donald Trump's acting deputy homeland security adviser.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

U.S. voting machines are easily hackable, DEF CON report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 week ago

A number of voting machines used in U.S. elections are easily hackable, a report from DEF CON, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions, found.

Hackers linked to North Korea targeted U.S. ICS companies, breached energy firm

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Multiple sources tell CyberScoop that the report details an energy company that was breached by what is thought to be North Korea-linked hackers.

Trump administration will shine light on VEP with public charter

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Beyond providing a quantitative baseline for the VEP, the public charter will name the full roster of interagency leaders who weigh in on the process.

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