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‘We have to hit the problem the way it hits us’: How the FBI tracks a range of hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The FBI has essentially had to become a “surge force” in handling cybersecurity issues, ramping up resources to combat a threat when it makes sense to.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

Cyberthreats rise to the top at Senate hearing on worldwide dangers for U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The hearing gives a snapshot of the threats at the forefront of U.S. intelligence chiefs’ minds, and foreign hacking featured prominently.

U.S. officials say supply-chain threat is 'very real' regardless of Bloomberg story accuracy

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

Senators sought answers from the DHS and FBI head about a reported widespread supply chain attack, as well as foreign election interference.

FBI launches new 'Combating Foreign Influence' website for political campaigns

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

FBI director Christopher Wray outlined a larger non-public effort earlier this month.

FBI director: Without compromise on encryption, legislation may be the 'remedy'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that unless the U.S. government and private industry are able to come to a compromise on the issue of strong encryption and backdoors, legislation may be how the debate is ultimately decided.

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