FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

The U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) said today companies can offer discounted cybersecurity services to political campaigns without running afoul of existing campaign finance laws, provided they already do the same for ...
US Homeland Security’s ICE demands Twitter release data on cryptic Flash Gordon account

US Homeland Security’s ICE demands Twitter release data on cryptic Flash Gordon account

Flash Gordon (@s7nsins), a mysterious Twitter user based in New Zealand, announced in a tweet that the US Department of Homeland Security’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sent Twitter an export enforcement ...
DHS breach exposes data of almost 247,000 employees, subjects, witnesses, complainants

DHS breach exposes data of almost 247,000 employees, subjects, witnesses, complainants

Philip Kaplan, chief privacy officer of the US Department of Homeland Security, has confirmed in a statement that a 2014 security breach exposed personally identifiable information of more than 240,000 people who ...
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Equifax Confirms Hackers Broke In Through Apache Struts Flaw

U.S. credit reporting bureau Equifax confirmed Wednesday that the theft of personal information of more than 143 million consumers from its systems in May was the result of a vulnerability in the ...