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SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye, CrowdStrike Executives Face Senate Grilling

WASHINGTON — Top executives at Texas-based software company SolarWinds Corp, digital giant Microsoft Corp and cybersecurity firms FireEye Inc and CrowdStrike Holdings Inc are expected to defend their companies’ responses to a series of breaches blamed on Russian hackers when …

Russian Hack of US Agencies Exposed Supply Chain Weaknesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The elite Russian hackers who gained access to computer systems of federal agencies last year didn’t need to painstakingly break one-by-one into the networks of each department in order to cause havoc. Instead, they got inside by …

Suspected Russian Hackers Target Frail U.S. Supply Chain

For years, U.S. officials have warned about the dangers of cyber-attacks involving the electronics supply chain. This week’s revelation that a growing number of federal agencies were breached in a widespread attack by suspected Russian hackers shows how little they …

U.S. Cyber Agency Says Reducing Risks From China Top Priority

A newly created U.S. cybersecurity agency said Thursday that China represents the greatest strategic risk to the U.S., and as a result, the agency’s top operational priority is reducing the risks from Chinese compromises to the global supply chain, including …