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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The U.S. government deported fewer illegal immigrants in 2017 than it did last year, even as it arrested far more people suspected of being in the United States illegally, according to Department of Homeland Security statistics released on Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed approximately 226,000 people from the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A federal judge on Friday ordered the Department of Homeland Security to rescind its delay of a rule that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to grow their companies, court documents show. The trade group was later joined by several tech start-ups active in the United States that were founded by foreign...

  • The Department of Homeland Security gave the guidance a day after Intel said it had identified security vulnerabilities in remote-management software known as "Management Engine" that shipped with eight types of processors used in business computers sold by Dell Technologies Inc, Lenovo Group Ltd, HP Inc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and other...

  • DACA supporter, Lauren Gonzales, protests the Trump administrations termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Los Angeles, California on September 5, 2017.

    A lawsuit against the Trump administration alleges that some mailed-in DACA applications were spuriously marked late, Vox reports.

  • Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at the Department of Homeland Security, said that 94 percent of agencies had responded to an order to survey their networks to identify any use of Kaspersky Lab products and to remove them. The administration of President Donald Trump ordered civilian U.S. agencies in September to remove Kaspersky Lab...

  • The alert, from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, said North Korean hackers were using a type of malware known as "FALLCHILL" to gain entry to computer systems and compromise network systems. The FBI and DHS had issued a warning in June that squarely blamed the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 targeting media,...

  • The alert, from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, said North Korean hackers were using a type of malware known as "FALLCHILL" to gain entry to computer systems and compromise network systems.

  • DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND FBI INCLUDES TECHNICAL DETAILS ON ATTACKS AGAINST AEROSPACE, FINANCE AND TELECOMS INDUSTRIES.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at DHS, told a U.S. House of Representatives panel that 94 percent of agencies had responded to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at DHS, told a U.S. House of Representatives panel that 94 percent of agencies had responded to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at DHS, told a U.S. House of Representatives panel that 94 percent of agencies had responded to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at DHS, told a U.S. House of Representatives panel that 94 percent of agencies had responded to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- About 15 percent of U.S. federal agencies have reported some trace of Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab software on their systems, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Tuesday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cyber security at DHS, told a U.S. House of Representatives panel that 94 percent of agencies had responded to...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 1- The U.S. House of Representatives' energy committee on Wednesday said it wants the Federal Emergency Management Agency to explain how it is overseeing contracts for rebuilding Puerto Rico's power grid after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. In a letter to FEMA, the committee raised questions about contracts between Puerto...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The U.S. House of Representatives' energy committee on Wednesday said it wants the Federal Emergency Management Agency to explain how it is overseeing contracts for rebuilding Puerto Rico's power grid after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. In a letter to FEMA, the committee raised questions about contracts between Puerto Rico's...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- Questions over a multi-million dollar contract between Puerto Rico's power utility and a small Montana firm to repair storm damage grew on Friday as federal emergency officials raised "significant concerns" about the deal and Democratic lawmakers requested an investigation. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said in a statement...

  • KIEV/ MOSCOW, Oct 24- Cyber attacks using malware called "BadRabbit" hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday, affecting Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight delays at Ukraine's Odessa airport. More than half the victims were in Russia, followed by Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey and Japan, according to ESET. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a...

  • Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital Management

    While the ESTA restoration allows Browder to enter the U.S. legally, travelling internationally remains an issue.

  • The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms.

  • The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on Friday that the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries have been targeted along with government entities in attacks dating back to at least May. Department of Homeland Security spokesman Scott McConnell...