State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Biden administration has forged a new agreement under which the State Department will have more ability to weigh in on…

White House issues call to action in light of new intelligence on Russian cyberthreat

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Biden administration renewed calls Monday for the private sector to address known vulnerabilities and shore up cyberdefenses in light of…

White House attributes Ukraine DDoS incidents to Russia's GRU

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russia was behind recent disruptions of Ukrainian government and banking websites, a top White House official said Friday. “We have assessed…

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Tech giants and federal agencies will meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss open-source software security, a response 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…

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

US Military’s Hacking Unit to take on ransomware gangs

The Unit’s boss Gen. Paul Nakasone said that the US military computer operatives are ready to target ransomware gangs and state actors, whoever poses a threat to critical US infrastructure.…

CrowdStrike chosen by CISA for government endpoint security intiative

CrowdStrike and CISA have announced a new partnership that will see the cybersecurity company provide endpoint security for the government organization — and others — while also “operationalizing” the Executive…

US Charges Two Iranians with Cyber-based Electoral Interference

US Charges Two Iranians with Cyber-based Electoral Interference The United States has charged two Iranian computer hackers in connection with a cyber-campaign intended to influence the outcome of America’s 2020…