Hackers with Chinese links breach defense, energy targets, including one in US

Written by Tim Starks Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Suspected spies using similar tools and tactics to a Chinese government-connected hacking group compromised nine organizations in the defense, education, energy…

Google, Twitter back #ShareTheMicInCyber campaign to expand cybersecurity industry

The #ShareTheMicInCyber campaign that took over the Twitter pages of the country’s cybersecurity leaders last week is being formalized thanks to a partnership between the movement’s founders and a think…

CISA awards $2 million to cybersecurity programs for rural, diverse communities

CISA has announced awards of $2 million to two organizations training underserved communities in cybersecurity.  The funding will go to NPower and CyberWarrior, two programs helping to train veterans, military…

NSA, CISA Release Guidelines to Secure VPNs

State-backed hackers have been constantly exploiting vulnerabilities in VPNs to breach critical cyberinfrastructure in the United States, agencies have warned. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland…

'Almost every nation' now has cyber vulnerability exploitation program, NSA official says

Written by Tim Starks Sep 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly every country on the planet now has a program to exploit digital vulnerabilities, a top National Security Agency cyber official…

NSA, CISA share guidelines for securing VPNs as hacking groups keep busy

Cautioning that foreign government-backed hackers are actively exploiting vulnerabilities in virtual private network devices, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber wing on Tuesday published guidelines…

The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  The FBI’s latest cybersecurity moves bring the government into new territory – inside privately owned computers. AP Photo/Cliff Owen Scott Shackelford, Indiana University The FBI has…