The IRS is about to launch yet another digital system designed to spot “frivolous” tax returns after the last several systems let too many bogus claims through, according to a recent tax audit released this month.
One by one, as members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team are publicly identified, security analysts say their emails, online data and past law firm communications could become targets for the types of cyberintrusions the team must investigate — a fear that could explain why officials have been reluctant to release their names.
Russian lawmakers on Friday unanimously approved the first reading of legislation outlawing virtual private network (VPN) services and other technologies that let internet users bypass Moscow’s ever-expanding blacklist of banned websites.
The FBI’s cybercrime office received nearly 300,000 complaints in 2016 totaling losses of more than $1.3 billion, up nearly a quarter from a year before, the agency said Thursday.
Former President Barack Obama authorized the U.S. to plant cyber weapons within Russia’s infrastructure for his successor to detonate in response to Moscow’s meddling in last year’s White House race, according to a new report.