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DOJ didn't ask for Russia's help tracking down Colonial Pipeline hackers, senior official says

by Sean Lyngaas

John Demers equated such an ask to a waste of time.

Veteran Justice official who oversaw cybercrime cases to step down

by Sean Lyngaas

Demers' position is one of the most powerful cyber-related perches in the U.S. government.

White House taps Matt Olsen, Uber security boss and former NSA lawyer, to lead key DOJ division

by Jeff Stone

If confirmed, Olsen will lead a unit focused on stopping espionage and, increasingly, on mitigating cyberattacks.

US spy agencies review software suppliers' ties to Russia following SolarWinds hack

by Sean Lyngaas

The Biden administration is still studying how future spying operations might emulate what the SVR allegedly did.

China aims its influence operations at incoming Biden administration, top intel official says

by Sean Lyngaas

Meanwhile, some 1,000 researchers affiliated with the Chinese military have left the U.S., according to another official.

EU slaps sanctions on GRU leader, Fancy Bear, FBI-wanted hacker over Bundestag attack

by Tim Starks

It's just the second time the EU has used its cyber sanctions powers.