The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front.
According to Thales e-Security's 2018 Data Threat Report—Federal Government Edition, US federal agencies are experiencing more data breaches than other sectors.
A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors are actively targeting home and enterprise routers.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced yesterday that Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE, has been banned from purchasing goods from U.S. companies. This order was issued due to a breach of a settlement between ZTE and the US government after ZTE was found violating Iran and North Korea
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent letters this week to six major companies containing warnings that using "warranty void if removed" or similarly worded stickers on their products is illegal.
On Monday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed two bills into law that criminalize the possession of ransomware "with the intent to introduce it into a computer or computer network without authorization" and punish offenders with a three-year prison sentence, respectively.
The United States Department of State wants to make it mandatory for all foreigners to provide social media details when applying for a visa to enter the US.
US authorities have charged nine Iranian hackers with cyber-attacks against 144 US universities, 176 universities in 21 foreign countries, and 47 US and foreign companies active in various private sectors.
The United States Congress passed late last night a $1.3 trillion budget spending bill that also contained a piece of legislation that allows internal and foreign law enforcement access to user data stored online without a search warrant or probable cause.
The Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia has confirmed today in a press conference that several local government systems are currently down due to a ransomware infection.
The United States has imposed sanctions against Russian entities for the NotPetya ransomware outbreak, cyber-attacks on the US power grid, and their attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election process.
The United States of America, the country with one of the most draconian border crossing procedures in the world, hadn't verified the validity of chip-implanted e-passports since 2007, the time when foreigners were first required to have one.
Citing a report from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the White House said on Friday that cyberattacks cost the US economy somewhere between $57 billion to $109 billion in 2016.
All the countries part of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand— have made formal statements accusing the Russian Federation of orchestrating the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
In the span of a month, US legislators have introduced two separate bills that aim to ban US government agencies from buying, using, or contracting Chinese-made telecommunications equipment or services.
US authorities have made arrests of several suspects they believe are behind the first ATM jackpotting incidents in the US.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
Two of the world's largest ATM manufacturers have issued security alerts regarding ATM jackpotting attacks being detected in the US for the first time.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it suffered a data breach last year, during which data for over 247,000 DHS employees and individuals under DHS investigations was taken from a secure DHS database.
Towards the end of 2017, Chinese cyber-spies have engaged in a hacking spree that targeted at least four US think tanks and an additional two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), researchers from US firm Crowdstrike revealed in a report published last week.