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UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

U.S. looks to restart talks on global cyber norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The Trump administration is looking to restart talks on global cyber norms a year after they collapsed in acrimony.

Facebook bans Myanmar general as U.N. calls for independent investigation into Rohingya crisis

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

"The ethnic violence in Myanmar has been truly horrific," a Facebook blog read. "While we were too slow to act, we’re now making progress."

Top State Department cyber official 'optimistic’ of U.N. deal with Russia, China

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

In an interview with CyberScoop, Robert Strayer, the State Department’s top cybersecurity official, holds forth on a possible norms agreement with China and Russia.

White House cyber czar says push for norms will move to small group of allies

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The Trump administration will continue its predecessor's push for the adoption of global norms governing state behavior in cyberspace, but is effectively back-burnering stalled efforts to do so through the United Nations, preferring instead to work with small groups of allied countries, White House cybersecurity czar Rob Joyce said Tuesday.

United Nations backs blockchain-powered permanent identity tool for refugees

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The United Nation's ID2020 project involves an expanding public-private partnership.

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