Legislator slams Biden administration for dialing back DOD cyber operation authorities

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher lambasted the White House Wednesday, saying the decision to give the State Department more…

Treasury sanctions virtual currency mixer Blender for money laundering

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Treasury Department said Friday it has sanctioned Blender.io, a so-called virtual currency mixer which Treasury alleges that the North Korean…

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The pictures show neatly trimmed fiber optic cables dug up from underground behind what appears to be a well-hidden grate. The…

State Department announces $10M bounty for Russian intelligence hackers behind NotPetya

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The State Department announced Tuesday that it is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to six…

Zero-day attacks surged in 2021, Mandiant says

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 22, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Mandiant said that its intelligence division has documented a surge in verified zero-day exploits over the course of the last year,…