Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

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Alleged Russian scammer appears in U.S. court after extradition battle

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The case of Aleksei Burkov has been the subject of headlines in Israel and Russia for months.

UK's Labour Party says it has repelled a DDoS attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called the attack “very serious,” and potentially “a sign of things to come.”

Cyber Command flags North Korean-linked hackers behind ongoing financial heists

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

And this time they have the capability to record audio from victim machines.

U.S. officials release framework for notifying public of foreign interference in elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

In cases of foreign attempts to disrupt the electoral process, more communication with the public is needed.

New York company charged with selling vulnerable Chinese-made equipment to U.S. military

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The U.S. Air Force, Navy, and the Department of Energy were among Aventura’s clients.

Former Twitter employees charged with spying on critics of Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The two former employees were recruited by someone attached to the Saudi royal family.

Amid NSA warning, attacks on Confluence have risen in recent weeks

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The NSA warning just got a little more relevant.

Accused Vault7 leaker argues Espionage Act charges are unconstitutional

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Joshua Schulte's lawyer says some of the charges “are unconstitutionally overbroad and void for vagueness.”

Inside the FBI's quiet 'ransomware summit'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Exclusive: A look at an unprecedented, closed-door conference that's meant to fend off the threat ravaging enterprises across the U.S.

With workforce in mind, bipartisan bill proposes incentives for cybersecurity education, and more

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The HACKED Act is the work of the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee.

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