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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

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

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

“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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

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

by Ryan Duffy • 7 months ago

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

by Ryan Duffy • 7 months ago

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.

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