Sanders informed that Russia is trying to help his campaign

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

government news

Feds charge California man for 2018 DDoS attacks on congressional campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 15 hours ago

Arthur Dam is accused of temporarily disrupting a 2018 primary won by Katie Hill.

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.

Pentagon's tech agency reveals potential breach involving personal data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

There have been multiple publicly reported breaches of Pentagon contractors in the last year.

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.

DHS’s cyber wing responds to ransomware attack on pipeline operator

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The incident serves as a warning for industrial companies of the ways that ransomware can impact operations.

Joshua Schulte's defense asks for a mistrial in the Vault 7 case

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Former co-workers gave Schulte the nickname "nuclear option" at the CIA because of his propensity to explode.

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.

Joshua Schulte's attorneys are trying to call Mike Pompeo in the Vault 7 trial

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

As CIA Director at the time of the leak, Pompeo would have overseen the investigation into how the Vault 7 files became public.

Mobile phishing scam hits customers at big North American banks

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Customers at big banks like Chase, the Royal Bank of Canada, and London-based HSBC are among the targets, researchers said.

Energy Department shakes up cyber leadership with appointment of ex-NSA official

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Gates replaces Karen Evans, who was sworn in in September 2018.

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