Cyberwarfare and Cybersecurity

The use of computers and the Internet in conducting warfare in cyberspace.

How an Investigation of Fake FCC Comments Snared a Prominent DC Media Firm

Millions of records that the Federal Communications Commission’s top lawyer once fought to hold back from state law enforcement officials now serve as key evidence in a year-long probe into cases of Americans being impersonated during the agency’s

Verizon to end location data sales to brokers

Verizon is pledging to stop selling information on phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.

Trump Administration Weighs Building US 5G Network to Counter China

Some White House officials view next-generation 5G wireless service as a “key area of competition,” and they say that the threat from China, in particular, justifies a “moonshot” government effort like the construction of the interstate highway sy

Inside the Feds’ Battle Against Huawei

By some accounts, about 40 percent of the world’s population relies on Huawei equipment.

China trade deal leaves tech industry hanging

The trade deal that President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed left the tech world clamoring for more.

National Security Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Develop 5G Alternative to Huawei

A bipartisan group of leading national security senators introduced legislation to encourage and support US innovation in the race for 5G, providing over $1 billion to invest in Western-based alternatives to Chinese equipment providers Huawei and

Chairman Pai’s Response to Senator Wyden Regarding Security of 5G Networks

On Nov 6, 2019, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to act to secure the nation's next-generation, 5G telephone networks.

Sen Wyden and Bicameral Coalition Ask FCC To Protect Consumers From Wireless Scams

Sen Ron Wyden (D-OR) and five other lawmakers pressed the Federal Communications Commission to do more to protect consumers from scammers who hijack phone numbers to hack bank accounts and other personal information.

US Funds Free Android Phones For The Poor — But With Permanent Chinese Malware

For years, low-income households have been able to get cheap cell service and even free smartphones via the US government-funded Lifeline Assistance program.

5G Bills Pass House

The House has passed three bipartisan 5G bills, which passed out of the House Commerce Committee in Nov.