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Wyden: Tech company has told multiple senators of foreign hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A major tech company has informed “a number of senators and Senate staff members” that hackers have targeted their personal email accounts, according to Sen. Ron Wyden.

Symantec offers political campaigns service to guard against website spoofing

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

That threat is a prime concern given the numerous political candidates that are running websites with limited budgets.

State cybersecurity authorities issue warning over Hurricane Florence scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

As Hurricane Florence rips through the East Coast, scammers and hackers will very likely look to exploit the storm for financial gain.

Fourth man receives prison sentence in 'Celebgate' photo leak

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Given the high profile of the victims and the rapid spread of the nude photos, the incident quickly turned into a significant scandal.

Securiosity: Phalse Alarm

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Phishing is the hot topic this week, even though the biggest story was one where phishing didn’t even occur.

DNC says phishing incident was a false alarm

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Democratic National Party now says a phishing campaign against its voter database revealed Wednesday was in fact an unauthorized test by a third party and not the work of a malicious attacker.

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