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House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a defense policy bill with several cybersecurity measures aimed at better securing Pentagon networks. The bill seeks closer collaboration between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security in defending against hackers, asks for quick notification of data breaches of military personnel, and continues to crack down on foreign-made telecom products that are deemed security threats.

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 days ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

U.S. industry experts call for vigilance after Trisis group goes global

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

U.S. critical infrastructure operators should be on high alert following the revelation that a hacking group that caused a Saudi industrial plant to shut down last year is targeting facilities outside of the Middle East, industry experts told CyberScoop.

Lawsuit pushes Georgia to dump paperless voting machines by November

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 days ago

Just use paper, the plaintiffs say.

FBI shuts down domain behind Russian 'VPNFilter' botnet

by Greg Otto • 4 days ago

The FBI action cut off a massive botnet that was possibly being used for a forthcoming cyberattack aimed at Ukraine.

Trisis masterminds have expanded operations to target U.S. industrial firms

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Researchers say that the same sophisticated group behind last year's incident in Saudi Arabia has attacked multiple U.S. companies.

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