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FBI director Christopher Wray warns Chinese hackers lying in wait to attack US infrastructure

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Chinese-linked hackers have snooped around critical US infrastructure and have put themselves in a position to attack at “the right moment,” FBI director Christopher Wray ominously warned.
Speaking at the 2024 Vanderbilt Summit on Modern Conflict and E…

What to watch for in 2024: Ruses and real risks

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Risk or ruse? Today, false fears fly, with bears citing endless “risks” supposedly set to whack the TSX and world stocks. The Middle East and Ukraine. Delayed rate cuts. Debt-devouring developed economies.…
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Russian US election interference sowing discord over Ukraine kicks into gear

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Kremlin-backed actors have stepped up efforts to interfere with the US presidential election by planting disinformation and false narratives on social media and fake news sites, analysts with Microsoft reported Wednesday.…
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Former North Korean diplomat charged with U.S. sanctions evasion

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The U.S. Justice Department charged a former North Korean diplomat with 20 counts of economic sanctions evasion, bank fraud and international money laundering, according to an indictment unsealed on Tuesday. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | Lice…

The CFPB wants to rein in data brokers

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to propose new regulations that would require data brokers to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In a speech at the White House earlier this month, CFPB Director Rohit Chopra said the agency is loo…

Don’t overlook the Chinese threat

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Amid inflation, the migrant crisis and Ukraine and Israel’s fights for survival, it’s all too easy to overlook what Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida last week rightly called “the greatest strategic challenge” to world peace: China.…
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How Neopets’ nostalgic revival tripled users in six months

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In the early 2000s, Olivia Packenham would get home from school, listen to the familiar sound of the dial up tone as her family computer connected to the internet, and navigate her AOL browser to the virtual gaming world of Neopets.…
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US says Russian hackers stole federal government emails during Microsoft cyberattack

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U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has confirmed that Russian government-backed hackers stole emails from several U.S. federal agencies as a result of an ongoing cyberattack at Microsoft.
In a statement published Thursday, the…

Move our pandemic, cybersecurity strategies from ‘panic and neglect’ to ‘prepare and prevent’

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Last month, I joined a panel at the University College Dublin brainstorming applications of emergent AI capabilities in responding to future pandemics. The technological potential is wildly exciting, especially with memories of COVID-19 still fresh.&#8…

Apple Gives Up on Labeling Cyberattacks as ‘State-Sponsored’

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Apple dropped the term “state-sponsored” from threat notifications sent to users, first reported by Reuters Thursday. Instead, Apple warned iPhone users in India and 91 countries on Wednesday that they were potential victims of a “mercenary spyware att…