Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra

Shannon Vavra covers the NSA, Cyber Command, and cyberwarfare for CyberScoop. She previously worked at Axios as a news reporter, covering breaking political news, foreign policy, and cybersecurity. Shannon hails from Chicago and went to Tufts University, and is ready to talk about ballet, France, and espionage.

Government

Sanders informed that Russia is trying to help his campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 15 hours ago

Sanders said he learned about the alleged interference in his campaign approximately one month ago.

Government

Russia is planning to interfere in 2020 presidential election

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

The intelligence community's warning on Capitol Hill confirms what many intelligence officials have long feared: Russia was going to come back for 2020.

Government

In rare move, State Department calls out Russia for attacks on Georgia last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

Thursday's announcement was the first time the U.S. government connected the GRU to the hacking group known as Sandworm.

Technology

CrowdStrike’s co-founder steps down to launch nonprofit

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Alperovitch will launch a nonpartisan “policy accelerator.”

Technology

Chinese-linked hacking group using Windows backdoors to go after gambling industry targets

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

The group has links with Winnti or APT27.

Government

Reality Winner seeks clemency for leaking NSA report on Russian hacking attempts

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

Winner was sentenced in 2018 after she allegedly mailed classified information from the NSA.

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