President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks on the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack Thursday morning, more evidence of his administration's awareness of the political perils associated with the shutdown.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Officials in every state will be watching Tuesday's voting process intensely in the face of numerous threats and prior attempts to meddle with American elections. What threats are they guarding against, and where are the threats coming from? Nick Schifrin…
U.S. intelligence agencies have singled out Iran as one of the main foreign cyber threats facing America, along with Russia, China and North Korea.
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
The Trump administration has accused Russia of a series of cyberattacks on American and European power plants, water facilities and electrical grids, dating back to 2015. Why target a country’s infrastructure? And what are the risks of such acts of…
By PBS NewsHour
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including "criminally linked oligarchs" who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election results. But Johnson tells the House Intelligence committee that he doesn’t know whether…
By Richard Lardner and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Current and former government officials painted a sinister portrait Wednesday of Russian cyberattacks on the United States aimed at interfering in the U.S. presidential election last year. Moscow stockpiled stolen information and selectively disseminated it during the campaign…
By Jeff Larson, Julia Angwin, ProPublica
The risks posed by the lax security, experts say, go well beyond simple digital snooping. Sophisticated attackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi networks to take over devices like computers or smart phones and use them to record…
By John Halamka
The past few days have been filled with reports about the ransomware impact on the UK National Health Service. Was the NHS specifically targeted? No. Was it uniquely vulnerable? Yes.
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