Government agencies that fail to keep reliable backups of their data could be forced to choose between paying ransoms or spending even more to rebuild lost systems. Officials are increasingly turning to cybersecurity insurance to help curb the growing threat.
By Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday blocked a House-passed bill that would authorize $775 million to beef up state election systems. GOP leaders made the case that the Trump administration has already made great strides in protecting the vote…
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
William Barr's comments at a cybersecurity conference mark a continuing effort by the Justice Department to push tech companies to provide law enforcement with access to encrypted devices and applications during investigations.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
Fighting to maintain its access to major markets for next-generation communications, Chinese tech giant Huawei is challenging the constitutionality of a U.S. law that limits its sales of telecom equipment.
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
The Trump administration has targeted China's first global tech brand, ratcheting up disputes with Beijing over technology, trade and cyber-security.
By Isabel Debre, Raphael Satter, Associated Press
Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy told reporters that the tech giant had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four Instagram accounts.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The malware enabled criminals from Eastern Europe to take remote control of infected computers and siphon funds from victims' bank accounts, and targeted companies and institutions across all sectors of American life.
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
Dubbed "ElectionGuard," the Microsoft kit will have early prototypes ready to pilot for next year's general elections.
By Colleen Long, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
Whether presidential campaigns have learned from the cyberattacks is a critical question ahead as the 2020 election approaches. Preventing the attacks won't be easy or cheap.
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