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Marriott says a total of 383M records were stolen in its hack, less than the initial estimate of 500M, but 5M+ unencrypted passport numbers were accessed   —  Hotel chain says fewer total customers were affected than initially feared but analysts warn data could be intelligence trove
Jan 4, 2019, 10:53 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
US officials and experts say Chinese hackers are breaching US Navy contractors to steal sensitive information about advanced military technology   —  Intruders gain access to sensitive information about advanced military technology through vulnerable contractors, subcontractors
Dec 14, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
US officials and cybersecurity firms looking for evidence of foreign interference say Russian hackers mostly sat on the sidelines during the midterm elections   —  U.S. officials and cybersecurity firms cite a number of reasons 2018 wasn't like 2016  —  SAN FRANCISCO—After unleashing …
Nov 13, 2018, 2:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Kris Goldsmith, an Army veteran who catalogues questionable Facebook Pages, some with millions of followers and links to Russia and Iran   —  Kris Goldsmith has become the cybersleuth for the Vietnam Veterans of America, hunting fake Facebook pages that sow discord and often have roots overseas
Oct 17, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook briefed DHS officials last week and select lawmakers this week about its massive breach to help quell potential backlash in Washington   —  Social-media company has stepped up its cooperation with Washington as it faces the increasing possibility of more regulation
Oct 3, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal:
Trump signs order allowing sanctions on foreign actors interfering in US elections, such as freezing assets and limiting access to US financial institutions   —  Order would allow for the freezing of assets and limiting foreign access to U.S. financial institutions
Sep 12, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: President Trump has reversed classified Obama-era rules governing use of cyberweapons in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations   —  It isn't clear what rules the president is adopting to replace the existing ones  —  President Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing …
Aug 16, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal:
DHS announces the creation of a new center aimed at guarding the nation's banks, energy companies, and other industries from major cyberattacks   —  Vice president's remarks are strongest White House condemnation to date and come as DHS forms new cyber hub to protect critical U.S. infrastructure
Jul 31, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
IronNet Cybersecurity, led by ex-NSA head Keith Alexander, raises $78M Series B led by C5 Capital with participation from ForgePoint and Kleiner Perkins   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - IronNet Cybersecurity Inc, a startup led by former U.S. National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander …
May 3, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Uber is updating its bug bounty policies and clarifies what it does and does not mean by “good faith” vulnerability research   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber on Thursday plans to announce changes to how it rewards cyber researchers who report flaws in its software …
Apr 26, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context

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