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New York regulator faults Twitter for lax security measures prior to big account breach

by Sean Lyngaas

The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.

FEMA exposed personal data on 2.3 million disaster survivors, violated privacy law, IG finds

by Sean Lyngaas

The negligence leaves the survivors of disasters at increased risk to identity fraud schemes.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Senators ask Trump administration how badly shutdown hurt federal cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas

Just how bad is the damage from the government shutdown? Senators want to know.

Rep. Langevin: We need a DHS briefing to understand extent of DNS hijacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas

“We need to understand the scope of this action and how many agencies were actually affected,” Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., told CyberScoop.

Lawmakers ask DHS to take action on pipeline cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas

Operators of the nation’s 2.7 million miles of pipelines have grappled with cybersecurity risk as their infrastructure becomes more digitized.