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Cyberthreats rise to the top at Senate hearing on worldwide dangers for U.S.
The hearing gives a snapshot of the threats at the forefront of U.S. intelligence chiefs’ minds, and foreign hacking featured prominently.
Coats: ODNI has seen 'no evidence' of supply chain hack detailed in Bloomberg story
“We’ve seen no evidence of that, but we’re not taking anything for granted,” Coats told CyberScoop.
Lawmakers ask intelligence community for 'deepfakes' assessment
Rep. Adam Schiff and others have asked the intelligence community to assess how foreign governments could use the technology — video, audio, and images fueled by machine-learning algorithms and other tools — to harm national security interests.
Executive order creates system for 'automatic' sanctions on foreigners interfering with U.S. elections
The ODNI would make initial assessments, and then DOJ and DHS would get involved. Some penalties would kick in right away if investigations uncover meddling.
Trump administration touts 'extensive, historic' actions to secure elections
On Thursday, National Security Adviser John Bolton issued a strong defense of President Trump’s “extensive, historic” efforts to strengthen the security of U.S. elections.
Trump’s refusal to call out Russian hacking provokes swift, sharp backlash
President Trump refused to acknowledge or condemn Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election today, drawing sharp criticism from former intelligence officials and lawmakers stateside.