Clinton Campaign systems hacked

Clinton Campaign systems hacked

The Justice Department's national security division is looking into a breach of the Clinton Campaign's computer network.

FBI posts 'Cyber's Most Wanted' list

FBI posts 'Cyber's Most Wanted' list

The FBI has posted a "Cyber's Most Wanted" list to appeal to the public for help in nabbing a number of criminals wanted for crimes involving computers, bank fraud and other nefarious online schemes.

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the ACLU have taken to the courts to challenge the DEA's warrantless access of private prescription records from the Utah Controlled Substance Database.

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Eighty-three percent of fraudulent money transfers reported to the FBI as the result of business email compromise scams are wired to banks in China and Hong Kong, CNN reported, following an FBI presentation at the International Conference on Cyber Security.

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

The FBI is looking for candidates to fill its brand-new position of senior-level data scientist, a role requires specialization in big-data analytics and whose responsibilities include serving as a top advisor and consultant to Cyber Division executives.

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

An Arab-American policy organization has joined with civil liberties and privacy groups to address domestic surveillance policies that target Arab American and American Muslim communities.

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the U.K. government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.

Feds nix SMS-based 2FA

Feds nix SMS-based 2FA

Government service providers will be required to phase out the use of SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) as the result of new guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Privacy implications in store for users of "Trump Yourself"

Privacy implications in store for users of "Trump Yourself"

A new Facebook app from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign which invites users to "Trump Yourself" could contain privacy implications.

[Updated with video] Final arguments heard in Lauri Love extradition case

[Updated with video] Final arguments heard in Lauri Love extradition case

Counsel for Lauri Love and the US government rehearsed their final arguments as Tom Reeve reports from Westminster Magistrates' Court yesterday.

Law enforcement community meets to discuss balancing privacy and cybercrime

Law enforcement community meets to discuss balancing privacy and cybercrime

Members will discuss and examine the challenges of balancing privacy and fighting cybercrime.

Feds would benefit from adoption of IoT, analysis finds

Feds would benefit from adoption of IoT, analysis finds

The federal government would greatly benefit from implementation of Internet of Things technology, but few agencies are taking advantage, says the Center for Data Innovation.

Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Russian interests.

Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

Russian hackers take the stage at DNC convention

The email dump underscored the holes in security and privacy yawning at many organizations and the very real possibility that nation-states like Russia have upped their game to manipulate the democratic process.

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

TSA master key hackers expose dangers of physical and digital key escrow policies

The hackers responsible for reproducing seven master keys used by the TSA to open locks commonly placed on luggage have now duplicated an eighth key in an effort to demonstrate the dangers of digital key escrow policies.

Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Estonia in talks to back up data in U.K.

Fearing a Russian cyberattack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the U.K and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the U.K.

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

Illinois ACLU applauds new stingray regulation

The ACLU of Illinois applauded Governor Bruce Rauner's Friday signing of legislation regulating stingray use as a "measure that increases transparency."

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three defendants were charged in federal court on Friday for their role in a global telecommunications fraud conspiracy that compromised mobile phone users' accounts and cloned their cell phones to make unauthorized illegal international calls.

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

A man sitting in jail on charges of sex trafficking was ordered by a federal judge to unlock his iPhone, but so far his attorney has succeeded in blocking the order on constitutional grounds.

WhatsApp in the spotlight after Turkey publishes messages of coup officers

WhatsApp in the spotlight after Turkey publishes messages of coup officers

WhatsApp messages of military officers involved in Turkey's attempted coup were published by the country's state-run media outlets.

Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

The FBI's process for prioritizing cyberthreats is too slow and subjective, hindering its ability to optimize allocation of resources to address these dangers, according to a new report from the DoJ's Office of the Inspector General.

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

Ransomware threats targeting government IT systems nationwide at the state and local level are steadily increasing.

BlackBerry CEO calls helping law enforcement 'civic duty,' takes swipe at Apple

BlackBerry CEO calls helping law enforcement 'civic duty,' takes swipe at Apple

Cooperating with law enforcement is "our basic civic responsibility," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told reporters at a media Q&A at the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.

Alleged owner of world's most visited BitTorrent site arrested

Alleged owner of world's most visited BitTorrent site arrested

A Ukrainian man was arrested Wednesday in Poland for allegedly owning and operating one of the world's largest BitTorrent distribution sites.

'Right Sector' hackers attempt to blackmail Polish government

'Right Sector' hackers attempt to blackmail Polish government

A group claiming to be a far-right Ukrainian nationalist group has attempted to blackmail the Polish ministry of defence.

Library of Congress systems back to normal after four-day DDoS attack

Library of Congress systems back to normal after four-day DDoS attack

After a four-day long DDoS assault, the Library of Congress announced its computer systems have returned to normal.

Wassenaar Arrangement 'inhibits international cyber-security efforts'

Wassenaar Arrangement 'inhibits international cyber-security efforts'

The Wassenaar Arrangement for regulating the international arms trade is threatening to choke the international cyber-security community and ultimately make us less secure, an audience at RSA Singapore heard.

Google recieved record number of data requests: 4,677 in latest transparency report

Google recieved record number of data requests: 4,677 in latest transparency report

Google's latest transparency report displays a continued increase in data requests the company received from government authorities.

Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after 300K emails released

Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after 300K emails released

Turkey blocked access to WikiLeaks after almost 300,000 emails from the Justice and Development Party (AKP Party) were released Tuesday.

Guccifer 2.0 files reveal more info about donors: Hollywood celebs, corporate execs

Guccifer 2.0 files reveal more info about donors: Hollywood celebs, corporate execs

Guccifer 2.0 documents reveal information about prominent donors to the Democratic party, including Hollywood celebrities Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and David Geffen.

ISA presents 12-step cybersecurity program at RNC cyber forum

ISA presents 12-step cybersecurity program at RNC cyber forum

ISA President Larry Clinton urged lawmakers to treat cybersecurity "with a greater sense of urgency," saying in a release that the economics of cybersecurity need to be better integrated into policies.

U.S. proposals could allow foreign warrants to US firms

U.S. proposals could allow foreign warrants to US firms

The White House is discussing proposals with U.S. allies that could allow foreign governments to serve search warrants requesting email and wiretap information to US companies.

Russian security firm linked to Carbanak cybergang

Russian security firm linked to Carbanak cybergang

The Carbanak cybergang which facilitated the heist of $1 billion from banks around the world last year, was linked to the Russian security firm Infocube.

Jailbird: Cardinals exec who hacked Astros sentenced to 46 months in the grand slammer

Jailbird: Cardinals exec who hacked Astros sentenced to 46 months in the grand slammer

The former St. Louis Cardinals baseball executive who illegally hacked into the Houston Astros' computer systems in order to gather intelligence and obtain an unfair advantage was sentenced in Houston yesterday to 46 months in federal prison.

Three arrested in $2.5M Taiwanese ATM malware heist

Three arrested in $2.5M Taiwanese ATM malware heist

Three suspects were arrested after a network of Eastern European and Russian cybercriminals used malware to steal $2.5 million in cash from dozens of machines around the country.

NATO CCDCOE considers cyber-warfare cooperation

NATO CCDCOE considers cyber-warfare cooperation

NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war.

UK rail network suffers four cyber-attacks in past 12 months

UK rail network suffers four cyber-attacks in past 12 months

The UK rail network has been hit by cyber-attacks at least four times in the past 12 months.

DARPA competition looks to AI to be cybercrooks

DARPA competition looks to AI to be cybercrooks

DARPA are starting a competition to help automate defence and see how artificial intelligence can combat cyber-threats.

Tor provides access as social media blocked during attempted military coup in Turkey

Tor provides access as social media blocked during attempted military coup in Turkey

As the Turkish government allegedly blocked access to social media during what was reported as a military coup, The Tor Project said Friday that people can use the Tor browser to reach Facebook, Twitter and the free Internet.

IP Bill: the end-to-end-to-end encryption?

IP Bill: the end-to-end-to-end encryption?

A debate in the House of Lords has unearthed some previously unnoticed powers included in the much maligned investigatory powers bill including the desire to break end-to-end encryption.

U.S. Cyber Command readies for first troop deployment

U.S. Cyber Command readies for first troop deployment

The demand for a cybersecurity component that can be deployed to protect U.S. military infrastructure and combat forces is so strong that Cyber Command will begin deploying its cyber troops even before the complete force is trained and staffed.

President Trump 'would be a disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley leaders

President Trump 'would be a disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley leaders

Silicon Valley tech sector leaders released a statement expressing dismay at the possibility of Donald Trump becoming president.

Guccifer 2.0 leaks docs on 11K donors, tries to draw attention back to DNC hacks

Guccifer 2.0 leaks docs on 11K donors, tries to draw attention back to DNC hacks

Guccifer 2.0 leaked additional documents purportedly pilfered from the Democratic National Committee and which included donor information and a file on former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, according to The Hill.

Second Circuit rules in favor of Microsoft, gov't can't force access to email on Irish server

Second Circuit rules in favor of Microsoft, gov't can't force access to email on Irish server

Privacy advocates hailed the Second Circuit's ruling as a victory for Microsoft and, if it holds, will likely inspire confidence among privacy advocates and European privacy regulators about the fortitude of the U.S.'s privacy posture.

House committee grills FDIC after report details history of data breach cover-ups

House committee grills FDIC after report details history of data breach cover-ups

An interim report filed yesterday by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology revealed gaping holes in the FDIC's cybersecurity posture and accused the financial institution of withholding documents pertaining to data breaches.

Maxthon browser vulnerable to Chinese cyberespionage and MitM attacks

Maxthon browser vulnerable to Chinese cyberespionage and MitM attacks

Researchers have found that the Maxthon browser sends sensitive data to a browser in Beijing and is prone to man-in-the-middle attacks.

Crypto student accuses WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi numbers

Crypto student accuses WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi numbers

A cryptography Ph.D. student has accused WhatsApp of blocking calls to Saudi Arabia phone numbers and deceiving users

Feds looking to hire cyberpros

Feds looking to hire cyberpros

Acknowledging a shortfall in the pool of cybersecurity talent needed to combat today's increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the federal government announced it is actively expanding recruitment.

Russian Defence Ministry to fight NetTraveler Trojan

Russian Defence Ministry to fight NetTraveler Trojan

Russia's defence sector is taking steps to reduce NetTraveler Trojan attacks and some defence manufacturers are postponing computerisation using western technology due to fears of cyber-espionage.

Federal judge rules StingRay use without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment

Federal judge rules StingRay use without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment

A federal judge in New York ruled that the use of a StingRay device without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.

Sophisticated nation-state sponsored malware could shut down electric grid

Sophisticated nation-state sponsored malware could shut down electric grid

SentinelOne researchers discovered spotted a sophisticated nation-state sponsored malware campaign with potential to knock out an electric grid.

UN extends human rights to online world

UN extends human rights to online world

The United Nations has passed a resolution calling for human rights to be counted online as well as off, citing the internet as an important medium for free speech and free assembly. The resolution was not without its opponents, though.

Google warns users of state-sponsored attacks 4K times monthly

Google warns users of state-sponsored attacks 4K times monthly

A high-ranking Google exec revealed that that the company sends 4,000 warnings monthly about state-sponsored cyberattacks.

U.S. Air Force project threatened by cybersecurity cost overruns

U.S. Air Force project threatened by cybersecurity cost overruns

The U.S. Air Force is learning a tough lesson when it comes to hardening its systems against cyberintrusions, primarily that the cybersecurity threat landscape changes faster than the military's budgeting process.

At last, Privacy Shield is official

At last, Privacy Shield is official

The European Commission approved the EU-US Privacy Shield pact that will provide the framework for the protection of data as it flows across the Atlantic from Europe to the U.S.

Senators ask FTC how it plans to stop click fraud

Senators ask FTC how it plans to stop click fraud

In a letter sent yesterday to the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) requested that the agency turn its attention to digital ad fraud and its detrimental economic impact.

Ninth Circuit ruling upholds password-sharing risk

Ninth Circuit ruling upholds password-sharing risk

Computer users sharing their password could suddenly find themselves at risk for arrest.

Clapper won't deny Clinton intel briefings, GOP lawmakers ask U.S. attorney to investigate perjury charges

Clapper won't deny Clinton intel briefings, GOP lawmakers ask U.S. attorney to investigate perjury charges

DNI James Clapper said in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that he won't keep any "eligible" presidential candidate "officially nominated," from receiving intelligence briefings.

State Dept. crippled by cyber practices, inconsistent messaging from U.S. agencies

State Dept. crippled by cyber practices, inconsistent messaging from U.S. agencies

Following Comey's recommendation last week that the DoJ not bring criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, cybersecurity practices within federal agencies have received greater scrutiny.

ICIT Report: Despite pact with U.S., China continues to steal intellectual property

ICIT Report: Despite pact with U.S., China continues to steal intellectual property

A report released today by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology warns that China's latest five-year plan is reliant upon the digital theft of Western nations' intellectual property, despite a 2015 Sino-U.S. pact to eliminate cyberattacks against corporate assets.

NATO sites downed as measures approved opposing Russian aggression

NATO sites downed as measures approved opposing Russian aggression

After NATO's Allied Transformation Command websites were knocked offline, the alliance has not released official comments on the cause of the outage that felled two military command websites.

Privacy Shield gets nod from EU, ripe for judicial challenge

Privacy Shield gets nod from EU, ripe for judicial challenge

With the approval of the 28 members of the EU, the EU-US Privacy Shield is closer to implementation but also to adjudication going forward.

NetTraveler resurfaces in Chinese APT's spear-phishing campaign

NetTraveler resurfaces in Chinese APT's spear-phishing campaign

The 12-year-old Trojan NetTraveler has resurfaced in an APT group's spear-phishing campaign against Russian and Eastern European targets.

Threat sharing needed to fight ruthless cybercrime entrprenuers, report

Threat sharing needed to fight ruthless cybercrime entrprenuers, report

While 97 percent of companies in a recent report have been the victim of a digital attack, only 22 percent said they were fully prepared to combat security breaches perpetrated by organized crime.

As global feuds arise, expect increased cyberwar, says NATO analyst

As global feuds arise, expect increased cyberwar, says NATO analyst

Expect further disruptions online from nation-state actors, says a NATO analyst who has been studying spikes in malware traffic in regions of conflict.

Zero Days documentary: Stuxnet a harbinger of cyberwarfare

Zero Days documentary: Stuxnet a harbinger of cyberwarfare

In the documentary-thriller Zero Days, an anonymous source not only acknowledges that the U.S. and Israel were behind the Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility, but also blames Israel for the worm's eventual discovery.

Russia denies Germany statements in cyber-attacks

Russia denies Germany statements in cyber-attacks

Russia has flatly denied any hand in the 2015 cyber-attacks on the German parliament, adding that such charges are strange when western governments are so often carrying out cyber-attacks on Russian state institutions.

Cybercrime now tops traditional crime in U.K.

Cybercrime now tops traditional crime in U.K.

A report from the U.K.'s National Crime Agency found that cybercrime has passed traditional crime in terms of impact.

D.C. Court of Appeals FOIA ruling hailed as win for open gov't

D.C. Court of Appeals FOIA ruling hailed as win for open gov't

Public files are not exempt from Freedom of Information Act disclosures simply because they are stored on a government official's private email account, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled.

Comey faces House committee over recommendation not to prosecute Clinton

Comey faces House committee over recommendation not to prosecute Clinton

FBI Director James Comey told House committee that he didn't recommend bringing criminal charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton because she didn't knowingly send and receive classified information via email.

Ryan to Clapper: Deny Clinton access to confidential info after DNC convention

Ryan to Clapper: Deny Clinton access to confidential info after DNC convention

After FBI Director James Comey rebuked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for being "extremely careless," House Speaker Paul Ryan asked James Clapper to deny her access to confidential information.

Lynch accepts FBI recommendation, won't prosecute Clinton over email

Lynch accepts FBI recommendation, won't prosecute Clinton over email

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the Justice Department would not bring criminal charges against former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.

Johnson presses Comey for details as FBI director prepares to testify before House committee

Johnson presses Comey for details as FBI director prepares to testify before House committee

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting additional information on the Clinton email investigation.

Hackers moon NASA Kepler Twitter followers

Hackers moon NASA Kepler Twitter followers

NASA Kepler's Twitter account was compromised Wednesday and an image of a woman's scantily clad backside as well as a link to a porn site were tweeted out.

Bill seeks to alter nation's critical infrastructure

Bill seeks to alter nation's critical infrastructure

Disconnecting computers used in power plants and electrical grids from the internet is being proposed in a bill before the Senate.

Irish government to ask for communications interception powers

Irish government to ask for communications interception powers

Ireland may soon be getting something very similar to the UK's Investigatory Powers bill if deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald's expected recommendations are made.

Silent Circle kills warrant canary; claims "business reasons"

Silent Circle kills warrant canary; claims "business reasons"

Silent Circle, the privacy-focused manufacturer of the BlackPhone and security apps has discontinued its warrant canary.

Silk Road fed accused of stealing bitcoin, again

Silk Road fed accused of stealing bitcoin, again

A former Special Agent involved in the Silk Road investigation is suspected of pilfering $700K in bitcoin - after he pled guilty to the theft of $820K in bitcoin and received a five-year prison sentence.

Apple patent can remotely disable iPhone cameras

Apple patent can remotely disable iPhone cameras

Apple has obtained a patent for technology to remotely disable iPhone cameras using infrared sensors.

WikiLeaks whistleblower Manning hospitalized briefly after reported suicide attempt

WikiLeaks whistleblower Manning hospitalized briefly after reported suicide attempt

Chelsea Manning, who as an Army intelligence officer transmitted more than 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks, was briefly hospitalized Tuesday for an apparent suicide attempt.

New EU directive requires critical infrastructure to improve cyber-security

New EU directive requires critical infrastructure to improve cyber-security

The European Parliament has passed this morning the new network and information security (NIS) directive, placing minimum standards for cyber-security on critical infrastructure operators.

Equal? Not quite

Equal? Not quite

Amid all the hoopla of Hillary Clinton making history by snagging the Democratic nomination for president, it's important to remember it only took 44 years from the time that Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress, made her unsuccessful but groundbreaking run at the presidency for a woman to ascend to the top of a major party's ticket.

Comey nixes criminal charges for Clinton, WikiLeaks links to Iraq War emails

Comey nixes criminal charges for Clinton, WikiLeaks links to Iraq War emails

The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email to conduct State Department business.

Ashley Madison facing FTC probe for using 'fembots'

Ashley Madison facing FTC probe for using 'fembots'

The FTC is probing Avid, which faces a number of class action lawsuits on behalf of customers, for manipulating the Ashley Madison site by posting phony female profiles, or fembots, capable of conversing with male customers.

UN warns police are not up to targeting dark web superstores

UN warns police are not up to targeting dark web superstores

Not a place you want to go shopping, the 'anonymous online marketplace' was meant to protect civil liberties but is now better known as a nefarious network for the illicit drugs trade.

IRM boss says government is to blame for cyber-skills gap

IRM boss says government is to blame for cyber-skills gap

IRM CEO Charles White says the reason there is a cyber-skills gap in the UK is due to the onerous security checks imposed by government and its inability to introduce more appropriate procedures.

Order of Malta breach contains unhashed gov't credentials

Order of Malta breach contains unhashed gov't credentials

A white hat researcher discovered a pair of data breaches in which email and password credentials of government employees was dumped on Pastebin.

Hacker persona Guccifer 2.0 insists he breached DNC, not Russian threat actors

Hacker persona Guccifer 2.0 insists he breached DNC, not Russian threat actors

Guccifer 2.0, a purported hacker claiming responsibility for breaching the DNC's networks and leaking their election strategies, published a blog post yesterday to further refute claims that the true culprits are Russian cyberespionage agents.

ODNI to monitor its spies through wearable tech

ODNI to monitor its spies through wearable tech

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) advanced research funding unit is developing a project to assist U.S. intelligence firms in monitoring its spies through wearable devices.

Obama signs FOIA reform bill into law

Obama signs FOIA reform bill into law

The bipartisan bill, which got the nod from the House in mid-June, "codifies a statutory presumption of openness," according to a June 13 release from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

State asks court for 27-month extension to review Clinton emails

State asks court for 27-month extension to review Clinton emails

The U.S. State Department cited insufficient staffing as the primary reason behind its request for a 27-month extension to review and release emails related to Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of state that were requested by Citizens United under the FOIA.

House Homeland Security Committee report calls for encryption commission

House Homeland Security Committee report calls for encryption commission

The House Homeland Security committee issued an encryption report that supported establishing a commission to study implications of encryption and its effects on law enforcement and economic development.

Love 'exaggerating mental illness to avoid extradition', court hears

Love 'exaggerating mental illness to avoid extradition', court hears

Lauri Love is hiding behind his mental illness to avoid being sent to the US for trial, according to arguments heard in his extradition hearing yesterday. Tom Reeve reports from Westminster Magistrates' court.

Clinton pledges tech evolution

Clinton pledges tech evolution

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton called for administrative reform to help bring the U.S. copyright system into the digital age.

House websites knocked offline; provider suggests link to Dem protest

House websites knocked offline; provider suggests link to Dem protest

Congressional websites of 19 House Democrats were knocked offline in an incident that the technology firm managing the sites believes is linked to last week's sit-in calling for a vote on gun control legislation.

Senator calls for self-driving vehicle regulations

Senator calls for self-driving vehicle regulations

During a Senate subcommittee hearing, a legislator pushed for security protections on internet-connected vehicles. "The Internet of Things leads also to the Internet of Threats," said Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.).

Reps. Lieu and Hurd urge HHS to develop ransomware guidelines

Reps. Lieu and Hurd urge HHS to develop ransomware guidelines

In a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) encouraged the agency to develop guidance for healthcare providers to use when responding to ransomware attacks.

U.S. Customs and DHS: Passports please, and social media accounts?

U.S. Customs and DHS: Passports please, and social media accounts?

DHS and U.S. Customs propose screening of social media accounts for foreign travelers.

Russia's Duma approves bill requiring decryption backdoors

Russia's Duma approves bill requiring decryption backdoors

Russia's lower house of parliament approved sweeping anti-terrorism legislation that requires companies to decrypt any message sent by users.

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