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Trump administration expands economic restrictions on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The Department of Commerce announced Monday it is adding 38 Huawei affiliates to the U.S. government’s economic black list.

Gamaredon, a hacking group with a fixation on Ukraine, deploys new email compromise tools

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Simplicity, rather than stealth, is the name of the game for these Russia-linked hackers.

Pentagon bristles at anti-American rhetoric in foreign coronavirus reports

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

In addition to comments from Department of Defense officials, the State Department said it has been tracking foreign influence operations tied to COVD-19 since January.

Federal agencies recommend U.S. bar China Telecom over cybersecurity concerns

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's the latest U.S. government effort to turn the screws on Chinese telecommunications firms over national security concerns.

Cyber Command was worried that WikiLeaks dump would burn Operation Aurora intel, document shows

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The WikiLeaks 2010 dump showed the U.S. government had been tracking the adversary for some time.

Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

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