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Senators call for DOJ investigation of Fancy Bear’s ‘CyberCaliphate’ ruse

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

A bipartisan pair of senators is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the alleged harassment of U.S. military families by Russian government hackers posing as Islamic State sympathizers.

4G is vulnerable to same types of attacks as 3G, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

As with the flaw-ridden protocol underlying 3G, the 4G protocol is susceptible to attacks that disclose mobile users’ information or impose a denial or service, according to new research.

Election security legislation gains attention on Capitol Hill

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Senators are making a renewed push to secure voting infrastructure ahead of the midterm elections.

Wyden asks election commission to issue fresh cybersecurity guidance

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Another day, another letter from Sen. Ron Wyden questioning the federal government's tech priorities.

Encryption advocates rip FBI over inflated encrypted device statistics

by Ryan Duffy • 2 months ago

The FBI admitted that in public speeches and sworn congressional testimony over the last year, it has dramatically overstated the number of encrypted phones it cannot access.

Pentagon's websites need better security, Wyden says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Wyden warns that neglecting the security of public-facing DOD websites could embolden cybercriminals and state-backed hackers.

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