The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. NEW YORK—As America struggles to assess the damage from the devastating SolarWinds cyberattack discovered in December, ProPublica … Continue reading The U.S. Spent $2.2 Million on a Cybersecurity System That Wasn’t Implemented — and Might Have Stopped a Major Hack

22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack

ILFRACOMBE, England —Marcus Hutchins and other computer experts around the world worked throughout this past weekend fighting a vast “ransomware” attack paralyzing computers in at least 150 countries. Before ‘WannaCry‘ struck, AP reports Hutchins was just another young man “doing … Continue reading 22-Year-Old Marcus Hutchins helped US thwart global ‘WannaCry’ Hack