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Russian government hackers targeting coronavirus vaccine research, UK, US and Canada warn

by Shannon Vavra

Russian government hackers have been targeting coronavirus vaccine research, U.K., U.S., and Canadian government officials said.

Coronavirus scientists are big targets for foreign cyber-espionage, FBI says

by Shannon Vavra

Foreign governments are targeting cyber-espionage operations against U.S. research entities working on the novel coronavirus.

A psychiatrist fights the cyber industry’s mental health stigma — and appeals for help

by Sean Lyngaas

Mental health is "even more stigmatized" in cybersecurity than in some other industries, says psychiatrist Ryan Louie.

Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data

by Sean Lyngaas

Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.

Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid

by Sean Lyngaas

The United States must harness its technical know-how to defend energy infrastructure from advanced hacking, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday, touting his department’s investments in cybersecurity research and development.