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US puts new controls on Israeli spyware company NSO Group

Nov. 03, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday it is putting new export limits on Israel's NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire company, saying its tools have been used to “conduct transnational repression.” The company, whose...

Microsoft: Russian-backed hackers targeting cloud services

Oct. 25, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Microsoft said Monday the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have been relentlessly targeting cloud service companies and others since summer. The group,...

Kansas passed on earlier plan to upgrade unemployment system

Sep. 20, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A software company urged Kansas to uprade its computer system for handling claims for unemployment benefits but the state didn't heed that advice five years before a flood of fraudulent claims across the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Massachusetts lawmakers to hold cybersecurity hearing

Sep. 05, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — How best to improve cybersecurity across the state will be the focus of a public hearing at the Massachusetts Statehouse this week. The Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity will hold the virtual hearing on...