Biden Taps State Gov Official to Head Election Security – GovTech


(TNS) — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Tuesday announced her resignation to take a key election-security position in President Joe Biden’s administration.Wyman, the only statewide elected Republican, will serve as the senior election security lead for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), according to a…

Autumn Budget 2021: The tech industry reacts – www.computing.co.uk


Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Autumn Budget today, focusing on public sector investment and rebuilding the economy post-Covid.  Sunak began with a host of optimistic announcements about the state of the economy and growth, but warned about the threat of inflation – although noted that the government is “willing to act” on it…

Teen bought Google ad for his scam website and made 48 Bitcoins duping UK online shoppers – The Register


A “sophisticated” teenager has had £2.1m ($2.88m) in cryptocurrency confiscated after he set up a phishing site and advertised it on Google, duping consumers into handing over gift voucher redemption codes. The schoolboy set up a website impersonating gift voucher site Love2Shop. Having done that he then bought…