Tags Ron Wyden

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days 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.

Senators want answers on State Department's glaring cybersecurity gaps

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

The bipartisan group is particularly focused on the department's lack of multi-factor authentication.

T-Mobile breach exposes data on 2 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Hackers have breached T-Mobile servers, exposing personal information on roughly 2 million customers, the mobile carrier has confirmed.

Senator asks DHS what it's learning from key email-security measure

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security how it is turning the implementation of an important email security protocol at federal civilian agencies into “actionable cyber intelligence” to guard against hackers.

Wyden asks federal agencies to ditch Adobe Flash

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The senator wants agencies charged with issuing federal cybersecurity guidance to get Flash off of government systems before 2020.

Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.