Sean Lyngaas

Sean Lyngaas

Tech

SolarWinds hires Chris Krebs, Alex Stamos to boost security in wake of suspected Russian hack

by • 1 week ago

Both men have experience responding to advanced Russian hacking activity.

Tech

Matt Masterson, CISA’s top election security official, to step down

by • 1 month ago

He led a team that reassured the public that the 2020 election was secure, despite President Donald Trump’s baseless assertions to the contrary.

Culture

How the pandemic helped election officials prepare for a flood of misinformation

by • 2 months ago

Election security experts say months of extraordinary preparation during the coronavirus pandemic are paying off.

Culture

Security researchers slam Voatz brief to the Supreme Court on anti-hacking law

by • 4 months ago

Much is at stake when the Supreme Court considers the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Policy

Ex-DHS officials urge department to double down on its cybersecurity work

by • 5 months ago

A new bipartisan report suggests DHS cut ties with some of the “most partisan” aspects of its work, and redouble its cybersecurity efforts.

Tech

For North Korea, phishing with fake job-recruitment emails never gets old

by • 6 months ago

This time, the spies were trying to get access to European defense firms, McAfee says.

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