Attacks & Breaches

SolarWinds agrees to pay $26M to settle shareholder lawsuit over 2020 cyberattack


The company also warned that the SEC has made a preliminary decision to take action against the company over the breach.

Sen. Warner criticizes HHS and CISA for lack of coordination on cybersecurity, pushes for new cyber exec


In a policy options paper published Thursday, Warner called on both agencies to provide more timely health care sector-specific cybersecurity guidance.

FCC proposes 72-hour breach reporting timeline for emergency alert system participants


The new rules could require companies such as broadcasters and cable providers to report cyber breach incidents that affect certain equipment within three days.

House Homeland Security chairman: I’m targeted daily with phishing emails


The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he has become the target of phishing emails on an “almost daily basis.”

Energy Department warns of ‘imminent’ cyberattack on power grid


Privately owned infrastructure used to deliver electricity to U.S. homes, hospitals and businesses is in ”imminent danger” of cyberattacks, the Energy Department warns in a massive new report.

Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say


Russian intelligence forces under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a sophisticated influence campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a newly released report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.