Category: Homeland Security News

CybersecurityU.K., U.S. and Australia Publish Advice to Fix Global Cyber Vulnerabilities Published 3 August 2021 A joint advisory from international allies is offering advice for the most publicly known software vulnerabilities. The cyber agencies share details of the top 30 vulnerabilities routinely exploited by malicious actors in 2020. Advice on countering the most publicly known—and often

CybersecurityU.K., U.S. and Australia Publish Advice to Fix Global Cyber Vulnerabilities Published 3 August 2021 A joint advisory from international allies is offering advice for the most publicly known software vulnerabilities. The cyber agencies share details of the top 30 vulnerabilities routinely exploited by malicious actors in 2020. Advice on countering the most publicly known—and often

Our picksBeginning of the Age of Bioterrorism | DHS Air Cargo Security | Last Days of Osama Bin Laden, and more Published 3 August 2021 ·  Evidence Suggests Russia’s SVR Is Still Using ‘WellMess’ Malware, Despite U.S. Warnings ·  ‘Vultur’ Malware Uses New Technique to Steal Banking Credentials ·  FTC’s Right-to-Repair Ruling Is a Small Step for

Our picks: RansomwareRansomware Could Lead to War | Ransomware Attacks Hit Record | Whole Towns Are Targeted, and more Published 3 August 2021 ·  “It’s Quite Feasible to Start a War”: Just How Dangerous Are Ransomware Hackers? ·  Russia’s New Form of Organized Crime Is Menacing the World ·  Aussie Orgs Most Likely to Pay Ransomware Attackers: IDC

China watchLawmakers Looking to Curb Chinese Ownership of U.S. Farmland By Yinan Wang Published 2 August 2021 The Chinese threat to American food security, so far, would seem minimal: As of December 2019, Chinese agricultural real estate holdings in America totaled about 78,000 hectares, which is about 0.02 percent of America’s roughly 3.6 million square

Our picksDisinformation for Hire | Time for Covidnomics | Al Qaeda Is Back, and more Published 2 August 2021 ·  Disinformation for Hire, a Shadow Industry, Is Quietly Booming ·  Justice Department Says Russians Hacked U.S. Federal Prosecutors ·  Time for Covidnomics ·  Cyber Risk in Food, Ag Sector Is Growing ·  Why a Major Alaska Earthquake Triggered Warnings