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Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

PPD-20 elimination opens arguments over how U.S. should conduct offensive hacking operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Lawmakers and key officials sounded off Thursday after President Donald Trump rescinded a key cyberwar policy directive.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

DNI: Chinese hacking against U.S. companies is 'ongoing' but 'significantly reduced'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Dan Coats' assessment reports significant progress on the cyber front between the world's two biggest economies.

Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

U.S. sanctions Russian spy agencies, officials for hacking

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

"These actions follow repeated private and public warnings that we have issued to the Russian government," President Obama said from his vacation in Hawaii. Other officials urged companies to revisit their logs to help the government "build up a bigger picture" of Russian activity.

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