Marcus Hutchins, Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry, Pleads Guilty to Malware Charges

Marcus Hutchins, Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry, Pleads Guilty to Malware Charges

Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher best known for helping to stop the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack, has pleaded guilty to charges related to malware unconnected to the 2017 attack. Read more…

Kevin McAleenan, Top U.S. Border Enforcement Officer, Is Named Acting Head of Homeland Security

Kevin K. McAleenan, the commissioner of United States Customs and Border Protection, in El Paso, Tex., last month. President Trump on Sunday named him acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

36 Undiscovered Flaws in 4G LTE Revealed by a New Security Tool

While carriers continue working on building out 5G infrastructure before networks officially go live later this year, a team of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have been looking for flaws in existing 4G LTE wireless netwo…

FCC Plans to Ban World’s Largest Mobile Phone Operator From U.S. Citing National Security Concerns

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it will move to block China Mobile, the largest telecom company in mainland China, from offering services in the United States. The effort comes at the direction of the White House and still needs…

CIA Allegedly Told Allies That Huawei Is Funded By Chinese State Security, Army

The Central Intelligence Agency has accused Chinese tech giant Huawei of accepting funding from the “People’s Liberation Army, China’s National Security Commission and a third branch of the Chinese state intelligence network,” the Times of London reported on …

Malware Arrest Exposes Security Gaps at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club

Neither the Secret Service nor the private resort’s staff has full clarity on who enters Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s golf club in Palm Beach, Fla.

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