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Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

Stolen U.S. drone documents found for sale on dark web

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Analysts with Recorded Future say the stolen drone documents appear to be legitimate, having come from an enlisted captain that's currently stationed at a Nevada-based U.S. Air Force facility.

Raytheon hires Air Force CISO Peter Kim

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

Among Kim's recent accomplishments was the development of the Air Force’s first bug bounty program.

Lack of cooperation between contractors creates lasting vulnerabilities for DoD, official says

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Col. Tim Brooks, the mission assurance division chief in the Department of Army Management Office, said a lack of dialogue between contractors is causing headaches as the military looks to harden its systems.

As Trump promises 'fire and fury,' North Korean hackers target U.S. defense contractors

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Hackers linked to a North Korean cyber espionage group — best known for a global ransomware attack dubbed "WannaCry" — are now actively targeting U.S. defense contractors.

Iranian hackers heisted U.S. defense software for clients blocked by sanctions, indictment says

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A group of Iranian hackers broke into multiple U.S. defense contractors in order to steal intellectual property and other businesses information that they then sold to foreign enterprises and governments, including the Iranian government, according to a newly unsealed U.S. indictment.

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