SolarWinds brings in a former federal cybersecurity chief as a consultant

As the fallout of the SolarWinds hack rumbles on, the embattled company has hired a security consultancy co-founded by Christopher Krebs, a former federal cybersecurity chief. Krebs…

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State-sponsored hackers have breached the US’ nuclear weapons agency

Foreign hackers have breached the networks of the US Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration, according to separate reports from Politico and Bloomberg.  While there…

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Donald Trump fires election cybersecurity director Christopher Krebs

Several days ago, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency — a section of the Department of Homeland Security that, among other things, works on election security —…

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Federal cybersecurity agency calls election ‘most secure in American history’

Despite claims made without any evidence about the validity of the November election, a collection of election officials signed on to a statement distributed by the Cybersecurity…

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FBI, Homeland Security detail how Iranian hackers stole US voter data

US officials are shedding more light on how Iran-linked hackers stole voter info to send intimidating emails to Democrat voters. The FBI and Homeland Security’s CISA have…

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FBI and CISA warn against surge in voice phishing campaigns

Authorities saw an uptick in voice phishing (or “vishing”) campaigns after the pandemic forced companies to implement work-from-home arrangements. That’s what the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

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