united states

'White hat' hackers no longer risk prosecution by the US

'White hat' hackers no longer risk prosecution by the US

Department of Justice revises policy.
May 20 2022 6:54AM
Careful you don't unwittingly hire North Korean IT freelancers

Careful you don't unwittingly hire North Korean IT freelancers

American authorities warn of elaborate employment scams.
May 19 2022 12:11PM
US puts million dollar bounties on Russian hackers' heads

US puts million dollar bounties on Russian hackers' heads

Seven Russian intelligence officers sought.
Apr 27 2022 7:07AM
Five-Eyes alliance issues Russian cyber attack alert

Five-Eyes alliance issues Russian cyber attack alert

Russia's finger hovers over internet "off-switch".
Apr 21 2022 11:53AM
US gov agencies get mandatory patching orders

US gov agencies get mandatory patching orders

Remediate within two weeks for new bugs.
Nov 4 2021 10:54AM
US authorities release ransomware threat assessment tool

US authorities release ransomware threat assessment tool

Aims to counter top destructive threat.
Jul 1 2021 10:59AM
US authorities charge alleged Netwalker ransomware affiliate

US authorities charge alleged Netwalker ransomware affiliate

Claimed to have raked in A$36 million.
Jan 28 2021 11:13AM
JetBrains denies involvement in SolarWinds hack

JetBrains denies involvement in SolarWinds hack

Chief executive speculates misconfigured TeamCity could have been exploited.
Jan 7 2021 3:00PM
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

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