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Feds Pinpoint Russia as ‘Likely’ Culprit Behind SolarWinds Attack

The widespread compromise affecting key government agencies is ongoing, according to the U.S. government. The U.S. government has identified Russia as the “likely” culprit behind the widespread SolarWinds cyberattack that has so far affected multiple federal agencies and private-sector companies. Cyberespionage is cited as the motivation behind the attack, which . . . Read more

Microsoft Caught Up in SolarWinds Spy Effort, Joining Federal Agencies

The ongoing, growing campaign is “effectively an attack on the United States and its government and other critical institutions,” Microsoft warned. Microsoft has become the latest victim of the ever-widening SolarWinds-driven cyberattack that has impacted rafts of federal agencies and tech targets. Its president, Brad Smith, warned late Thursday to . . . Read more

IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act Passed, Heads to President’s Desk

Security experts praised the newly approved IoT law as a step in the right direction for insecure connected federal devices.

It’s No ‘Giggle’: Managing Expectations for Vulnerability Disclosure

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