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Cybersecurity Reporter — The Hill
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Cybersecurity reporter with @TheHill. Bay Area native. I write everything in TextEdit.

Week ahead: Markup for Senate cyber bill?

thehill.com — The Senate Intelligence Committee could mark up its main cybersecurity bill as early as the middle of next week, a significant step forward in a process that has been stalled for several weeks. The measure, which has not yet been released in final form, would enhance information sharing on cyber threats between private companies and intelligence agencies.

Three charged in historic email data breach

thehill.com — Law enforcement officials unveiled charges Friday against three individuals who allegedly participated in one of U.S. history's largest data breaches. The Department of Justice issued an indictment naming three individuals - two Vietnamese citizens and one Canadian citizen - for their role in a massive scheme to steal email address and cash in on online spam campaigns.

UK man arrested on suspicion of hacking Pentagon

thehill.com — A British man was arrested for allegedly mounting a cyberattack on the Pentagon that allowed him to steal information on employees and devices. The arrest, announced Friday by Britain's National Crime Agency, is part of a coordinated campaign against cyber crime in the United Kingdom.

Nearly everyone vulnerable to ‘FREAK’ security hole

thehill.com — The vast majority of computer users are vulnerable to an online security hole known as "FREAK," it was revealed Thursday. The recently-uncovered encryption flaw was first thought only to affect users of Apple and Google devices, but Microsoft said that Windows users are also vulnerable.

Survey: Tech CFOs raise spending on cybersecurity

thehill.com — A majority of chief financial officers (CFO) for technology companies are increasing spending on cybersecurity measures in response to rising threats from hackers, according to a new survey. Sixty-seven out of 100 CFOs interviewed by accounting firm BDO USA said they've increased cyber spending in the last 12 months.

OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: K Street races for cyber business

thehill.com — This is the first issue of The Hill's new OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY memo, which brings you news from the world of hacking and data privacy. If you'd like to receive it regularly, please sign up here: http://goo.gl/KZ0b4A --- Welcome to the inaugural installment of OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily run-down of today's biggest news and tomorrow's most important stories in the world of hacking and data privacy.

OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: Inside Israel’s cyber arms buildup

thehill.com — Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry wrap their arms around cyberthreats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege?

OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: Why discovering hackers can take months

thehill.com — Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry wrap their arms around cyberthreats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege?

OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: Ex-NSA staffers strike gold in Silicon Valley

thehill.com — Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily run-down of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry wrap their arms around cyberthreats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege?

Taxi group demands probe of Uber data breach

thehill.com — Uber's data breach is becoming ammunition in the war between the ride-hailing service and taxi drivers. New York City's Committee for Taxi Safety, an interest group, is demanding that regulators launch an investigation into a hack that might have exposed data for 50,000 Uber drivers in May 2014.
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Mar 05, 2015

Intel pushing for cyber bill vote by April, mark-up could be as early as Tuesday. Via @Cory_Bennett: thehill.com/policy/cyberse…

Mar 05, 2015

Congress, take note: no "game-playing" allowed on Capitol Grounds

Mar 05, 2015

RT @csoghoian: The most secure place to check email is, apparently, the bathroom of your US embassy office. #OPSEC (via @digiphile) pic.twitter.com/CG8c145cyW

Mar 05, 2015

Cyber attacks against weapons are 'pervasive,' according to the top U.S. arms buyer: thehill.com/policy/cyberse…

Mar 05, 2015

It's official: Wall Street's biggest law firms will start sharing info on cyber threats this year: thehill.com/policy/cyberse…

Mar 05, 2015

You know that malware on North Korea's official news site? Apparently not Pyongyang's doing: thehill.com/policy/cyberse…

Mar 05, 2015

Three UK tabloids allegedly spent $3.5 million on hackers between 1999 and 2009: thehill.com/policy/cyberse…

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