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US offers bounties on election-interfering nation state hackers

US offers bounties on election-interfering nation state hackers

Rewards of up to US$10 million on the table.
Aug 6 2020 9:01AM
US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

Prize carrot to go with the warrant stick.
Jun 24 2020 11:00AM
US says no to direct Chinese cable connection to Hong Kong

US says no to direct Chinese cable connection to Hong Kong

National security concerns raised.
Jun 19 2020 12:29PM
US charges and sanctions Lazarus Group's Chinese crypto launderers

US charges and sanctions Lazarus Group's Chinese crypto launderers

Over US$100m in stolen cryptocurrency moved.
Mar 3 2020 1:10PM
Ericsson slapped with over US$1 billion fines for bribery

Ericsson slapped with over US$1 billion fines for bribery

Corrupt conduct spanned 17 years and at least five countries.
Dec 7 2019 11:51PM
Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Govt shoots itself in the foot with crypto-busting laws?
Jul 17 2019 12:21PM
Trump order could bar Huawei from US networks

Trump order could bar Huawei from US networks

National security risks cited.
May 16 2019 7:40AM
Tightened vulnerability remediation deadlines for US govt agencies

Tightened vulnerability remediation deadlines for US govt agencies

Critical vulnerabilities must be fixed within 15 days after detection.
May 1 2019 10:56AM
China accuses Canadian, Huawei to sue as spat escalates

China accuses Canadian, Huawei to sue as spat escalates

Fights US defence bill.
Mar 5 2019 9:05AM
US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

Iran blamed for "almost unprecedented scale" attacks compromising web and email traffic.
Jan 23 2019 10:39AM
US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

Scuppered by government shutdown.
Jan 17 2019 7:16AM
Crossfire over slack cyber security at US anti-missile system

Crossfire over slack cyber security at US anti-missile system

Pentagon and contractors slapped in audit.
Dec 18 2018 4:30PM
US bill would allow cross-border data access demands

US bill would allow cross-border data access demands

Could break Microsoft Ireland vs US govt impasse.
Feb 7 2018 2:05PM
US deputy A-G calls for "responsible encryption"

US deputy A-G calls for "responsible encryption"

Argues it would "not amount to backdoors".
Oct 13 2017 11:41AM
Foreign government code reviews 'problematic': White House

Foreign government code reviews 'problematic': White House

Present both security and intellectual property risks.
Oct 4 2017 6:39AM
US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

"Affront to basic human dignity": privacy advocates.
Sep 28 2017 10:31AM
US seeks to mandate anti-hacking defences for self-driving cars

US seeks to mandate anti-hacking defences for self-driving cars

SELF DRIVE Act passes lower house.
Sep 7 2017 9:30AM
Kaspersky offers source code to US for review

Kaspersky offers source code to US for review

Vendor could be banned in government agencies.
Jul 3 2017 1:58PM
Trump campaign data firms leak info on 200m US voters

Trump campaign data firms leak info on 200m US voters

Over a terabyte of data open in the cloud.
Jun 20 2017 6:50AM
US security contractor left top secret data in open cloud storage

US security contractor left top secret data in open cloud storage

Booz Allen Hamilton in new info leak scandal.
Jun 1 2017 7:45AM

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