U.S. officials are scrambling to reinforce the nation’s cyber defenses following a sweeping hack that may have exposed government and corporate secrets to Russia.
By Ben Fox, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
The Russian government is believed to be behind the recent cyberattack in the United States. Since it was revealed in December, the number of federal agencies and companies that were victimized by the attack continues to grow. Christopher Krebs, the…
The most recent case targeting federal agencies involved Russian government hackers who are believed to have sneaked malicious code into popular software that monitors computer networks of businesses and governments.
By Associated Press
Microsoft said Thursday in a blog post that hackers tied to a massive intrusion of dozens of U.S. government agencies and private companies sneaked further into its systems than previously thought, although the intrusion doesn't appear to have caused any…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
By Eric Tucker, Frank Bajak, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The lack of any statement casts doubt on the likelihood of a swift response to the attacks and suggests any retaliation will be left in the hands of President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The bill seeks to address concerns that vendors such as Chinese tech company Huawei might pose a security risk if they have access to core parts of the German telecoms network.
By Associated Press
U.S. government agencies were ordered to scour their networks for malware and disconnect potentially compromised servers.
The Senate Homeland Security committee examined cyber threats during the pandemic on Wednesday.
President Trump announced in a tweet Tuesday night that he was firing Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Krebs has been credited by many for securing American elections from fraud and foreign interference -- but drew…
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