The Justice Department on Thursday unsealed a 252-count federal indictment charging 80 defendants with involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering scheme. The 145-page indictment, unsealed Thursday, said the 80 named individuals are charged with conspiracy to...
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on August 15 launched the Department of Defense (DoD) Secure Access File Exchange (SAFE), to provide users with an enterprise-wide ability to safely transfer files within the DoD network. DOD SAFE, a replacement for...
A new study has revealed that a hacker or a nation-sponsored bad actor can degrade the performance of the Tor network for a few thousand dollars per month. The research, conducted by Georgetown University and the US Naval Research Laboratory,...
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) last week announced the release of its long-anticipated Plan for federal engagement and U.S. leadership on artificial intelligence (AI) standards. Titled, U.S. Leadership in AI: A Plan for Federal Engagement in Developing Technical...
Atlanta-based shipping giant UPS revealed on Thursday that it is entering the self-driving vehicle space by investing in TuSimple, an autonomous driving company that company says offers opportunities to boost its operational safety and efficiency. The company’s venture capital arm,...
A cybersecurity incident on August 2019 in the U.S. state of Texas in which about 23 entities connected to smaller local governments where hit by a ransomware attack had led to the launch of an investigation into the matter...
Microsoft announced on Monday that it is acquiring jClarity, a contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, to support their continued contributions to open source while helping boost performance for Java workloads on Azure. The team, formed by Java champions and data...
The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday. The reprieve given to Huawei permits the Chinese firm...
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs on Saturday released a statement in response to the recent rise in malicious cyber activity, including spear phishing and brute force attacks, by...
Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Monday introduced the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight And Regulations on Data (DASHBOARD) Act, bipartisan legislation that will require data harvesting companies such as social media platforms...