U.S. Cyber Command gives Congress $236M unfunded priorities wish list

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A U.S Cyber Command wish list shared with Congress shows $236 million worth of unfunded priorities, including about $168 million to…

US Senate passes Bill to ban goods produced from Uyghur forced labour

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a Bill banning the import of all goods, including technology, produced in the Chinese region of Xinjiang to penalise the Chinese government for…

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement The United States has entered into an agreement with Australia to share electronic data so as to facilitate the investigation of serious crimes. …

US Senate passes $768 billion defense bill without cyber incident reporting provisions

The US Senate passed the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday, approving the $768 billion annual defense spending bill that was packed with cybersecurity provisions. The bill now heads…

US and Australia enter CLOUD Act agreement for cross-border access to electronic evidence

Australia and the United States have entered into a landmark CLOUD Act agreement to bolster efforts in preventing serious organised crime, terrorism, ransomware attacks, critical infrastructure sabotage, and child sexual…

Defense Department blocks ads to counter malvertising, official tells Congress

Written by Tim Starks Dec 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Defense Department employs multiple methods of blocking internet advertisements because of the threats that malicious ads pose, the Pentagon said…

Fueled by Pandemic Realities, Grinchbots Aggressively Surge in Activity

E-commerce’s proverbial Who-ville is under siege, with a rise in bots bent on ruining gift cards and snapping up coveted gifts for outrageously priced resale. The festive season is moving…

Cyber incident reporting mandates suffer another congressional setback

Written by Tim Starks Dec 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP House and Senate negotiators have excluded provisions from a must-pass defense bill that would have mandated many companies to report major…

Israeli govt pledges greater oversight of cyber exports after NSO tools used to spy on US officials

The Israeli government’s Defense Exports Control Agency sent out a notice late on Monday indicating it would be enforcing stricter rules governing the export of offensive cyber tools. The announcement…

Brace yourself for these five top data breach trends in 2022, Experian warns

In its latest annual Data Breach Industry Forecast released Monday, credit bureau and information services company Experian said that it has identified five areas it believes cybercriminals will find opportunities…