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Russian hackers found the 'ultimate' hacking tool buried in the supply chain of laptops

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Russian-linked hackers found a way to use "Lojack for Laptops" for spying, despite the software's parent company being warned about vulnerabilities multiple times.

NIST wants to the federal government to pay more attention to the supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A federal IT standards body has moved to add key supply-chain provisions to its risk management guidance at a time of growing U.S. government concern that Russian and Chinese companies pose a threat to national security.

NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The new version updates the federal agency's guidelines in several areas, including authentication and identity; cyber risk self-assessments; managing supply chain cybersecurity; and vulnerability disclosure.

Supply-chain vulnerabilities are a 'digital public health crisis,' says DHS's Manfra

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Persistent supply chain vulnerabilities such as hardware and software bugs “amount to a digital public health crisis” that the government and private sector must work together to resolve, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s top cybersecurity official.

Report: hospitals are flooded with vulnerable IoT devices

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

The researchers found exposed medical images, protocols, databases, industrial controllers and healthcare systems software.

Major U.S. pipeline hit by cyberattack on transaction software

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A cyberattack has disrupted a system for processing customer transactions for a sprawling network of U.S. natural gas pipelines, according to multiple news reports.

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