Homeland & Cybersecurity
The latest coverage of the Department of Homeland Security and cyber threats around the globe.
China on Tuesday implemented a new interim regulation requiring providers of artificial intelligence services to support the communist system and prevent the technology from subverting state power, according to the text of the administrative measure.
A Polish national is facing fraud and money laundering charges after his web hosting company purportedly used by hackers was seized, the Justice Department announced Friday.
The White House on Tuesday held its first-ever cybersecurity “summit” on the ransomware attacks plaguing U.S. schools, in which criminal hackers have dumped online sensitive student data, including medical records, psychiatric evaluations and even sexual assault reports.
The House Oversight and Accountability Committee is investigating a complex China-linked hack of the federal government in which cyberattackers accessed the email data of Biden administration officials.
Hospitals and clinics in several states on Friday began the time-consuming process of recovering from a cyberattack that disrupted their computer systems, forcing some emergency rooms to shut down and ambulances to be diverted.
House lawmakers are digging into the theft of critical technology from Iowa farmers as part of a growing examination of American research stolen by China.
Microsoft said it discovered Russian cyberattackers leveraging the company’s conferencing platform to victimize espionage targets, including government accounts.
The Cato Institute is suing the FBI for access to records about the bureau’s work to surveil Americans in 2020, particularly surrounding mass protests, the political campaign season and COVID-related restrictions.
America’s adversaries are preparing to conduct cyberattacks against critical U.S. infrastructure and could strike with nuclear missiles, the general tapped to be the next commander of the U.S. Northern Command is warning.
Sen. Ron Wyden wants federal investigators to probe Microsoft’s cybersecurity services that the Oregon Democrat said enabled a China-linked hack of the Biden administration.
Senators concerned about children’s online safety fear that artificial intelligence is an escalating danger to America’s youth.
President Biden picked Harry Coker, a national security professional with experience at the CIA and National Security Agency, to fill the vacant National Cyber Director position responsible for coordinating federal cyber policy.
Sen. Rand Paul is warning that a new plan to create artificial intelligence officers in federal agencies will become a pathway for President Biden to insert people who want to censor online speech.