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Biden cybersecurity order mandates new rules for govt software

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Wednesday ordered the creation of an air accident-style cyber review board and the imposition of new software standards for government agencies following a spate of digital intrusions that have rattled the United States.

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Hackers target SonicWall customers through email weak spot

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Hackers have targeted customers of California-based network services firm SonicWall via a previously undisclosed vulnerability in its email security product, the company and cybersecurity firm FireEye said https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2021/04/zero-day-exploits-in-sonicwall-email-security-lead-to-compromise.html Tuesday.

Watch out for Russia and China, UK's cyber security boss says

Russia poses the most acute immediate threat to the United Kingdom in cyberspace while China's ambition to be dominant in a host of new technologies will transform the 21st Century world we live in, the head of Britain's cyber security centre said.

Cyberrisk Videos

U.S. Treasury confirms hack as more blame Russia 01:44

[NFA] The U.S. secretary of the Treasury on Monday publicly confirmed that his department had been breached, saying: "Our unclassified systems did have some access." This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Top election security official expects to be fired -sources 02:51

[NFA] Top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs, who worked on protecting the election from hackers but drew the ire of the Trump White House over efforts to debunk disinformation, has told associates he expects to be fired, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

U.S. charges 'petulant' Russian GRU hackers 02:49

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and 2017 French elections.