U.S. says accused Vault 7 leaker tried orchestrating PR campaign from jail cell

Schulte's trial is scheduled to begin Feb. 3 after years of delays.

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Accused scammer Burkov to plead guilty to 'some' charges after extradition dispute

by Jeff Stone • 11 hours ago

Israeli officials extradited Burkov to the U.S. in November over protestations fron the Russian government.

Top Secret documents show Cyber Command's growing pains in its mission against ISIS

by Shannon Vavra • 15 hours ago

Newly released documents show U.S. Cyber Command had its struggles in taking down ISIS infrastructure in 2016.

Americans still vulnerable to hack-and-leak tactics, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

Russia will "continue to do this in these election contexts, but in these other contexts, too," John Demers said Friday.

Senators to Trump administration: Protect small businesses from Iranian hacking threat

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

“We are concerned that small businesses may not have the...tools necessary” to implement good security practices, Sens. Rubio and Cardin said.

The NSA discovered a severe flaw in Microsoft Windows 10

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

It's the first time the NSA is taking credit publicly for discovering a Microsoft vulnerability.

State election officials will get intelligence briefing after Iran tensions

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

This is not a Russia-only problem,” the U.S. intelligence community's top official for election security said Tuesday.

New senior DHS cyber official aims to deliver better data to threat analysts

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Bryan S. Ware, the new top cyber-focused official at DHS, laid out the threat sharing challenge before him.

Amnesty suit asking Israel to revoke NSO Group's license heads to court

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The Israeli government previously asked a court to dismiss the suit.

Report: Russian hackers waged broad phishing campaign against company tied to Trump impeachment

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Area 1 Security says Burisma has been sent phishing pages by APT28, the same group who hacked the DNC in 2016.

FBI says Iranian hackers have stepped up reconnaissance since Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The FBI warned that Iranian hackers could target cleared defense contractors, government agencies, and non-government organizations focused on Iran issues.

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