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The confrontation that fueled the fallout between Kaspersky and the U.S. government

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

“This was a clear signal from the FSB to the U.S. to get off their intelligence asset,” a senior U.S. official told CyberScoop

Recent NSA leaks show challenge of a software 'solution' for insider threats

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The rudimentary nature of these incidents makes it extremely difficult to create programs that keep material secure without negatively impacting workforce morale.

Member of group who hacked CIA director's email is sentenced to 5 years in prison

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Crackas With Attitude passed the CIA director's emails to WikiLeaks in 2015.

Former officials buck White House adviser's comments about government hacking

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A top White House official says the U.S. government cannot rely on offensive cyber operations to deter foreign hackers from attacking American computer networks.

U.S. spies think the FBI is botching the Kaspersky investigation

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

No evidence of a relationship between Kaspersky and the Kremlin has been made public, which has fueled a public debate about Washington's tactics against the private company.

Senators want spies to disclose more about secret zero-day policy

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee hopes to learn more about how American spies handle the disclosure of software vulnerabilities continuously discovered by the 16 spy agencies, which are occasionally used as a weak point to hack into computer networks.

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