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Russian government hackers targeting coronavirus vaccine research, UK, US and Canada warn

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Russian government hackers have been targeting coronavirus vaccine research, U.K., U.S., and Canadian government officials said.

Coronavirus scientists are big targets for foreign cyber-espionage, FBI says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

Foreign governments are targeting cyber-espionage operations against U.S. research entities working on the novel coronavirus.

A psychiatrist fights the cyber industry’s mental health stigma — and appeals for help

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Mental health is "even more stigmatized" in cybersecurity than in some other industries, says psychiatrist Ryan Louie.

Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.

Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

The United States must harness its technical know-how to defend energy infrastructure from advanced hacking, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday, touting his department’s investments in cybersecurity research and development.