What's with the UFO on a U.S. intelligence agency seal?

The image of a UFO and Russian fighter jet on the seal led some to wonder if the intelligence agency had been hacked.

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How 'China coup' tweets went viral, and what it says about the rapid spread of disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

China coup tweets originated with Chinese dissident networks, but spread quickly and ultimately lead to news coverage in India.

Ukraine warns of 'massive cyberattacks' coming from Russia on critical infrastructure sites

by AJ Vicens

Ukrainian officials say they anticipate Russian cyberattacks in conjunction with potential missile strikes on electrical facilities

British teen arrested in hacking case

by AJ Vicens

British police arrested a 17-year-old from Thursday as part of a hacking investigation, the City of London Police announced Friday.

Researchers unearth hacking group that's been active, yet undetected for years

by AJ Vicens

The group has targeted telecommunications, internet service providers and universities in the Middle East and Africa, researchers said.

Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley

Sen. Mark Warner said "new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture."

Cyberspace Solarium Commission members push to advance remaining recommendations

by Suzanne Smalley

The group is hoping to advance ideas such as a National Cybersecurity Certification and Labeling Authority and a Bureau of Cyber Statistics.

Commerce lacks intelligence resources to keep U.S. tech from fueling Chinese cyberthreat, experts warn

by Suzanne Smalley

The Bureau of Industry and Security has come under fire for approving the vast majority of technology export licenses to China.

Blame game follows Uber hack. Experts say don't fault employee.

by AJ Vicens

The Uber hack may be a lesson in poor security design and points to problems with vulnerable multi-factor authentication.

Anonymous hacker, who bragged about exploits on TikTok, says he was raided by Canadian police

by AJ Vicens

Aubrey Cottle, known for his ties to the hacktivist collective Anonymous, took responsibility for multiple hacks on his TikTok channel.

Senators slam social media companies for failure to keep disinformation from going viral

by Suzanne Smalley

Tech executives say they are working hard to fight disinformation, but lawmakers and critics say they simply aren't doing enough.

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