The Department of Justice announced an effort to disrupt a global network of hundreds of thousands infected home and office internet routers last week. The network, referred to by the DOJ and the FBI as “VPNFilter” targets home and …Continue Reading
The incoming director of the National Security Agency will be facing nearly unprecedented threats in the cyber realm from nations such as Russia and China, as well as non-state terror actors like ISIS. Those threats will include not just cyber-espionage …Continue Reading
President Donald Trump is reportedly inquiring with the Department of Defense about paying to begin construction of a wall along the southern border of the U.S. The President had initially requested $25 billion in border wall funding to be included …Continue Reading
Congressional leaders unveiled a massive $1.3 trillion budget that will keep the government funded through the end of September. Negotiations had been going on for weeks and leadership from both parties announced they reached a deal last night. The catch …Continue Reading
Russian military hackers launched a cyberattack against hundreds of South Korean computers in an effort to disrupt the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics being held in PyeongChang. The attacks resulted in interruptions to internet and broadcast services, as well …Continue Reading
The House of Representatives passed legislation that bolsters cybersecurity cooperation between the U.S. and Ukraine. The bill compels the State Department to provide support to Ukraine in fortifying its government networks and critical infrastructure.
The bill passed with an overwhelming …Continue Reading
The Justice Department announced charges against thirty-six individuals in part of a massive bust of cyber criminals yesterday. The ring allegedly stole identities, credit card information, social security numbers and other personal information through an online discussion forum.
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The head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security Jeanette Manfra confirmed today that a significant number of U.S. states had their voter registration rolls targeted by hackers during the 2016 election. A number of states actually had …Continue Reading
A cyber research firm believes the same Russian hackers that attacked the Democratic Party’s computer servers are now targeting the U.S. Senate. The firm, Trend Micro Inc, believes the Russian group, known as Fancy Bear to national security professionals, is …Continue Reading