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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.

Sen. Rubio wants answers from Apple on privacy-violating app

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

On Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote to Apple demanding answers on why it reportedly took the tech giant weeks to address security issues in a popular app.

Research shows gap in House, Senate candidates' website security

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Nearly 30 percent of House of Representatives candidates have significant security issues in their websites compared to less than 5 percent of Senate candidates, according to new research.

Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

In private briefings, U.S. government raises concerns over Huawei and ZTE

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

The briefings are similar to the way the government handed information regarding Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab.

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