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Tag Archives: CISA

U.S., NATO, and E.U. Say China Is Responsible For Cyber Attack

The United States government is blaming China for a cyber attack against Microsoft. The U.S., the National Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the European Union (E.U.) are accusing China’s Ministry of State Security of using “criminal contract hackers” to disrupt activities around the world and to make money. “This irresponsible …

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Senate confirms Jen Easterly as Cybersecurity director

Jen Easterly

The US Senate on Monday unanimously confirmed Jen Easterly as the new director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security. The agency, established in 2018, is responsible for the security, resiliency and reliability of the nation’s cybersecurity and communications infrastructure. CISA has not …

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FBI Warns Of Large ‘Scale’ In Ransomware Attack

The FBI said Sunday the “scale” of a major ransomware attack against a US IT company could mean investigators won’t be able to work with every victim individually. Hackers hit Kaseya, a firm that provides IT services to other companies, with a ransomware attack that could have targeted as many …

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