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Move Fast and Fix Things

Even when NSA discloses zero days to vendors, some of them don't respond quickly and issue fixes.

Microsoft, Government

Law Enforcement Agencies Disrupt Slilpp Underground Marketplace

The FBI and international law enforcement agencies have disrupted Slilpp, allegedly the largest online marketplace for stolen credentials.


Colonial Pipeline CEO Says Ransom Payment ‘Right Thing to Do’ For Country

The shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and the payment of the ransom to restore the company's network was the right thing to do to recover from the DarkSide ransomware attack, the company's CEO said.

Ransomware, Government

U.S. Seizes $2.3 Million From DarkSide Actors Who Targeted Colonial Pipeline

The Department of Justice seized $2.3 million in Bitcoin that was part of the ransom that Colonial Pipeline paid to DarkSide ransomware actors in May.

Ransomware, Government

Van Buren Decision Narrows CFAA Interpretation

The Supreme Court's decision in the Van Buren case has narrowed the interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, providing more leeway for security research.

CFAA, Government